Supervised thesis projects
Leahy, Nicholas James (2016). What are the effects of sitting versus standing on perceptual reasoning performance throughout a simulated working day?
Robertson, Islay Louise (2016). To what extent does working from a standing desk affect working memory?
Henry, Aaron N. (2016). Thinking whilst standing : an examination of the effects of standing desks on cognitive processing speed
Haddadi, Seyed Houman (2016). To what extent does working from a standing desk affect cognitive attentional performance?
Little, Tessa (2015). The effect of experimental knee pain on contralateral quadriceps strength and thigh muscle activity
Torenvlied-Whiting, Lana (2015). An investigation into the effect of experimental knee pain on quadriceps muscle torque during different contraction types
Messersmith, Lorelei (2015). An exploration of the changes in signs and symptoms associated with sleep bruxism that follow osteopathic manual therapy : a pilot study
Jefferies, LeeAnn Faith (2014). Longitudinal sleep patterns of problematic and non-problematic infant sleepers
Kim, Chulhwan (2014). Effectiveness of osteopathic manipulative treatment with home based exercises on progressed flexible pes planus
Ritter, Nicholas W. (2014). The effects of lumbar spine manipulation on the flexion-relaxation response in chronic low-back pain participants
McLeod, Michael (2014). An evaluation of a facilitator-led 'Run & Walk' health promotion initiative targeting inactive adult males. Supported by Men's Health Trust New Zealand & Unitec Institute of Technology
Gregorio, Gracela (2014). Descriptive sleep quality and quantity in first-time parents of healthy infants between 4-12 months of age
Deshmukh, Gajanan (2014). Exploring hamstrings flexion-relaxation phenomenon in experimental low back pain
Masters, Yashvant (2014). The effect of combining muscle energy technique with soft tissue massage on hamstring extensibility
Fisher, Alison (2013). The effect of cervical spine manipulation on the postural sway of patients with non-specific neck pain
Moore, Aimee M. (2013). The efficacy of surface electromyographic biofeedback assisted stretching for the treatment of chronic low back pain : a case-series
Armstrong, Jesse (2013). Evaluation of flexion-relaxation in the thoracic erector spinae and superficial lumbar multifidus during standing flexion and slumped sitting
Quinton, Cheri (2012). A production trial of the omnibus ratings of perceived exertion scale in treadmill exercise
White, Nicholas (2012). The immediate effect of osteopathic 'rib raising' technique on heart rate variability : a randomised sham controlled experiment
Houvenagel, Matthias (2012). Inter and intra-rater reliability of rating criteria for the Floor Sitting Posture Screen
Hargovan, Bhakti (2012). The development of grading criteria and investigation of single rater test-retest reliability of selected floor sitting postures
Darragh, Tasman (2011). The effect of home-exercise with and without additional osteopathic treatment for those with shoulder impingement syndrome
Rice, D., McNair, P., Lewis, G., & Mannion, J. (2015). Experimental knee pain impairs submaximal force steadiness in isometric, eccentric, and concentric muscle actions. Arthritis Research & Therapy (Vol. 17(259)).
Fisher, A.R., Bacon, C.J., and Mannion, J.V.H. (2015). The effect of cervical spine manipulation on postural sway in patients with nonspecific neck pain. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (Vol. 38(1)).
Calder, C. G., Mannion, J., and Metcalf, P. A. (2013). Low-intensity whole-body vibration training to reduce fall risk in active, elderly residents of a retirement village. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 61/8).
Moore, A., Mannion, J., and Moran, R. (2013). The efficacy of surface electromyographic biofeedback assisted stretching for the treatment of chronic low back pain: A case-series. Journal of Movement and Bodywork Therapy.
Marshall, P. W., Mannion, J., and Murphy, B. A. (2009). Extensibility of the hamstrings is best explained by mechanical components of muscle contraction, not behavioral measures in individuals with chronic low back pain. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation (Vol. 1(8)).