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PUBLICATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

This range of information sources is a starting place for further research. It also provides you with an opportunity to see how our team members are actively involved in research with other professionals. 

 

Here are some recent publications from our team members.

Comerford M, Mottram S 2012

Kinetic Control: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement
Elsevier Australia
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 Chaitow L, Chaitow S, Lowe W, McNeill W, Mottram S, Myers T.W,  Seffinger M 2017
Palpation and Assessment in Manual Therapy – Fourth Edition 
 Handspring Publishing

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Blandford, L. - 2014
Injury Prevention and Movement Control: How to Remain Active and Injury Free - Volume 2: Warm Up, Flexibility and Resistance Training 
 Central YMCA Health & Fitness Guides

 

Blandford, L. - 2014
Injury Prevention and Movement Control: How to Remain Active and Injury Free - Volume 1: Core Concepts and Posture
Central YMCA Health & Fitness Guides

 

Mottram S, Warner M, B Booysen N, Bahain-Steenman K, Stokes M - 2019
Retraining in a Female Elite Rower with Persistent Symptoms Post-Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: a Proof-of-Concept Case Report
J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2019, 4(2), 24;

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Mottram S, Warner M, B Booysen N, Bahain-Steenman K, Stokes M - 2019
Retraining in a Female Elite Rower with Persistent Symptoms Post-Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: a Proof-of-Concept Case Report
J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2019, 4(2), 24;

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Webb N, Rowsome K, Ewings S, Comerford M, Stokes M, Mottram S - 2018
A ‘Movement Screening Test’ of Functional Control Ability in Female Recreation Golfers and Non-Golfers over the Age of 80 Years: A Reliability Study
J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2018, 3(4), 54
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 Blandford L, Theis N, Charvet I, Mahaffey R - 2018
Is neuromuscular inhibition detectable in elite footballers during the Nordic
hamstring exercise?

 Clinical Biomechanics 58:39–43 

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Blandford L, McNeill W, Charvet I - 2018
Can we spread the risk? A demand-share perspective to sustained hamstring health
 Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies
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Blandford L, McNeill W, Charvet I - 2018
Can we spread the risk? A demand-share perspective to sustained hamstring health
 Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies

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 Dingenen B, Blandford L, Comerford M, Staes F, Mottram S - 2018
The assessment of movement health in clinical practice: A multidimensional perspective
Physical Therapy in Sport 

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Warner M, Wilson D, Heller M, Wood D, Worsley P, Mottram S, Webborn N, Veeger D, Batt M - 2018
Scapular kinematics in professional wheelchair tennis players
Clin Biomech 53:7-13

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Rajasekar, S, Bangera R, Sekaran P - 2017
Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of a movement control test in shoulder
Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 

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 Webb A, O’Sullivan E, Stokes M, Mottram S - 2016
A novel cadaveric study of the morphometry of the serratus anterior muscle: one part, two parts, three parts, four?
Anat Sci Int 

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 Rowsome K, Comerford M, Mottram S, Samuel D, Stokes M - 2016
Movement control testing of older people in community settings: description of a screening tool and intra-rater reliability
Working Papers in the Health Sciences 1:15 Spring: 1-12


 

 Mischiati C, Comerford M,  Gosford E,  Swart J,  Ewings S, Botha N, Stokes M, Mottram S - 2015
Intra And Inter-Rater Reliability of Screening for Movement Impairments: Movement Control Tests from The Foundation Matrix
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 14, 427-440

McNeill W, Blandford L - 2015
Movement Health
Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2015 19: 150 -159

 

Botha N, Warner M, Gimpel M, Mottram S, Comerford M, Stokes - 2014
Movement patterns during a Small Knee Bend test in Academy Footballers with Femoroacteabular impingement (FAI)
Working Papers in Health Sciences 1:10 Winter 2014

 Struyf F,  Nijs J, Meeus M, Roussel N, Mottram S, Truijen S, Meeusen R - 2014
Does scapular positioning predict shoulder pain in recreational overhead athletes?
Int J Sports Med. 2014 Jan;35(1):75-82

Warner MB, Whatling G, Worsley PR, Mottram S, Chappell PH, Holt CA, Stokes MJ - 2013
Objective classification of scapular kinematics in participants with movement faults of the scapula on clinical assessment
Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin.  Oct 25

McNeill W - 2013
Pilates: Ranging beyond neutral - A practical discussion
Prevention & Rehabilitation: Practical exercise sequence

Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies (in press)

 

 McNeill W - 2013
Pilates: Range beyond neutral 
Prevention & Rehabilitation: Editorial

Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies (in press)

 

Blandford L - 2013
Movement Screening: a film or a photo?
ultra-FIT Magazine Feb/March 2013 88-89

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Worsley P, Warner M, Mottram S, Gadola S, Veeger H, Hermens H, Morrissey D, Little P, 
Cooper C, Carr A, Stokes M - 2012
Motor control retraining exercises for shoulder impingement: effects on function, muscle activation, and biomechanics in young adults
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Apr;22(4):e11-9

Roussel N, De Kooning M, Schütt A, Mottram S, PT; Truijen S, Nijs J, Daenen L - 2012
Motor control and low back pain in dancers
International Journal of Sports Medicine Int J Sports Med. 2013 Feb;34(2):138-4

Struyf F, Nijs J, Mollekens S, Jeurissen I, Truijen S, Mottram S, Meeusen R. - 2012
Scapular-focused treatment in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: 
a randomized clinical trial.

Clinical Rheumatology 2012. DOI 10.1007/s10067-012-2093-2

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McKinnon G, Comerford M - 2012
Hurdle Performance: lead arm technique advancement.
Modern Athlete & Coach 50(1)Jan 2012: 26-29

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Struyf F, Nijs J, Baeyens JP, Mottram S, Meeusen R - 2011
Scapular positioning and movement in unimpaired shoulders, shoulder impingement syndrome, and glenohumeral instability
Scand J Med Sci Sports. 21, 3 352-8

 

Struyf F, Nijs J, Horsten S, Mottram S, Truijen S, Meeusen R - 2011
Scapular positioning and motor control in children and adults: a laboratory study using clinical measures
Manual Therapy. 16,2 155-60

 

Helgadottir H, Kristjansson E, Mottram S, Karduna A, Jonsson H Jr. - 2011
Altered alignment of the shoulder girdle and cervical spine in patients with insidious onset neck pain and whiplash-associated disorder
J Appl Biomech. 27, 3 181-91

Helgadottir H, Kristjansson E, Mottram S, Karduna A, Jonsson H Jr. - 2010
Altered scapular orientation during arm elevation in patients with insidious onset neck pain and whiplash-associated disorder
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 40,12, 784-91

 

Struyf F, Nijs J, De Graeve J, Mottram S, Meeusen R - 2010
Scapular positioning in overhead athletes with and without shoulder pain: a case-control study
Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2010 doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01115.x.

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Struyf F, Nijs J, De Coninck K, Giunta M, Mottram S, Meeusen R - 2009
Clinical assessment of scapular positioning in musicians: an intertester reliability study
J Athl Train. 44, 5 519-26

 


Roussel N, Nijs J, Truijen S, Vervecken L, Mottram S, Stassijns G - 2009
Altered breathing patterns during lumbopelvic motor control tests in chronic low back pain:  a case-control study
Eur Spine J. 18,7:1066-73

 

Mottram SL, Woledge RC, Morrissey D - 2009
Motion analysis study of a scapular orientation exercise and subjects' ability to learn the exercise
Manual Therapy. 14(1):13-8

 

Roussel NA, Nijs J, Mottram S, Van Moorsel A, Truijen S & Stassijns G - 2009
Altered lumbopelvic movement control but not generalised joint hypermobility is associated with increased injury in dancers. A prospective study
Manual Therapy: 14, 6 630-635

Mottram SL, Comerford MJ - 2008
A new perspective on risk assessment
Physical Therapy in Sport: 9,1 40-51

 

Nijs J, Roussel N, Struyf F, Mottram S, Meussen R - 2007
Clinical assessment of scapular positioning in patients with shoulder pain: state of the art
J Manipulative Physio Ther. 2007 30,1:69-75

Comerford MJ - 2007
Core stability: strength or motor control?
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Association 'In Touch' magazine: Issue 2 6-10

Comerford MJ - 2006
Screening to identify injury and performance risk: movement control testing - the missing piece of the puzzle
SportEX Medicine: July  21-26

Scott M, Comerford MJ, Mottram SL - 2006
Tranversus training - a waste of time in the gym
FitPro Network: April / May  30-32

 

Mottram SL & Scott S - 2006
Adding rigour to core stability II: how pilates can be used in retraining to correct stability faults
Sports Injury Bulletin: 59, 6-9

 

Mottram SL - 2006
Adding rigour to core stability: an assessment approach to help identify a client's weak links
Sports Injury Bulletin: March 57, 6-8

 

Cotton T - 2005
Abstract low back pain - does its management differ between athletes an non-athletes?
Schweizerischer Sportmedizin Kongress

McNeill W - 2005
Is there a need to develop assessment based pilates?

Mottram SL - 2005
Pilates in a clinical framework

 

Ball TM, Comerford MJ, Mottram SL - 2004
Performance stability - a new system for providing stability control for movement and performance
The Coach


 

Comerford MJ - 2004
Core stability - priorities in the management of the athlete
SportEx Medicine: 22, 15-22

 

Comerford MJ - 2004
Core stability: priorities in rehabilitation of the athlete
SportEX Medicine: August  15-22


 

Comerford MJ, Mottram SL - 2001
Movement and stability dysfunction-contemporary developments
Manual Therapy 6,1 15-26 Review

 

Comerford MJ, Mottram SL - 2001
Functional stability re-training: prinicples and strategies for managing mechanical dysfunction
Manual Therapy. 6,1:3-14


Mottram SL - 1997
Dynamic stability of the scapula
Manual Therapy. 1997 2,3 123-131

 

Here are some recent proceedings from our team members.

L. Blandford, R. Mahaffey
 Nordic curl hamstring activation indicates presence of injury history
Isokinetic Medicine Group Conference, London, United Kingdom, April 2019

Abstract available here >

 

 

N. Booysen, M. Warner, M. Gimpel, M. Comerford, S. Mottram, M. Stokes
Movement Screening in Young Academy Footballers: Altered Movement Patterns Compared to the Benchmark
World Congress of Physical Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-4 July 2017
Poster available here >

M. Warner, D. Wilson , M. Heller, D. Wood, P. Worsley , S. Mottram, N. Webborn, DJ. Veeger, M. Batt 
Scapular Kinematics during Scapular Plane Humeral Elevation in Professional Wheelchair Tennis Players
BASES Biomechanics Interest Group, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, April 2017

 

L. Blandford, C. Pedersen, S. Mottram
Above and Beyond Biceps Femoris: Employment of muscle synergy assessment to guide ‘Return To Play’ following biceps femoris injury
Football Medicine Strategies, London, United Kingdom, April 2016
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S. Mottram
 A Constraints Based Perspective on Movement Analysis
Finnish Sports Physiotherapists Association, Helsinki 20-22 March 2015

 

  L. Blandford
The Science Behind the Performance Matrix; A Constraints & Movement Health Based Perspective on the Movement Analysis System
The 2015 Sports Science Summit, United Kingdom, Jan 2015
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S. Mottram, M. Comerford,  D. Morrissey, P. Worsely, H. Hermens, A. Carr, C. Cooper, M.Stokes

Early Cessation of Muscle Activity During a Motor Control Test of the Scapula in People with Shoulder Impingment

XIX Biennial International Society of Electrophysiology & Kinesiology (ISEK) Congress, Australia, July 2012

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S. Mottram - 2014
Moving well - Identifying and retraining movement impairments to optimise function
Physiotherapy UK Conference 2014 October

 

 

S. Mottram - 2014
Altering Movement Patterns
BASEM/FSEM Annual Conference Edinburgh October 2014

 

 

N. Botha, M. Warner, M. Gimpel, S. Mottram, M. Comerford, M. Stokes  - 2014
Uncontrolled Movement during a Small Knee Bend Test in Young Footballers with Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI): Pilot Case Studies
19th Annual Conference of the European College of Sport Science in Amsterdam July 2-5, 2014
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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S. Mottram,  A.  Barr, M. Comerford - 2014
Movement Restricitions are associated with poor movement control in footballers
International Conference of Sport Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Milan, Italy

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F. Struyf, J. Nijs, S. Mollekens, I. Jeurissen, S. Truijen, S. Mottram, R. Meeusen - 2013
Scapular focused treatment in patients with subacromial pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
8
th Congress of the European Federation of IASP® Chapters (EFIC®), Florence, Italy. October 9-12, 2013

Blomster A, Pedersen C, Ramussen-Barr E  - 2013
Movement control among young male soccer players, measured with the Matrix Movement &  Performance Screen, before and after training intervention of 11 weeks
Physios in Sport Conference 2013, Glasgow, UK
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Warner M, Worsley P, Mottram S, Veeger DJ, Cooper C, Carr A, Stokes M - 2012
Effects of Motor Control Retraining Exercises on Scapular Kinematics: 14 week follow-up
9th International Conference International Shoulder Group 22-24 Aug, Aberystwyth, UK

 

 S. Rashid, H. Raja, M. Comerford, S. Mottram, D. Morrissey - 2012
Reliability & validity of tests from the Foundation Movement & Perfromance Screen 
International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Football Medicine Strategies for Knee Injuries. Isokinetic Conference, London UK  21-22 April
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Mottram S, Comerford M, Worsley,P, Warner M, Morrissey D, Stokes M - 2012
Comparison of Clinical and Objective Measurements of Scapula Orientation during a Test of Motor Control
IFOMPT Quebec, Canada Sept 30  - Oct 5

 

S. Mottram, A.  Barr, N. Roussel, M. Comerford - 2012
History of Hamstring Injuries is Associated with Poor Control of Lumbar Extension
Football Medicine Strategies for Knee Injuries International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology
Isokinetic 2012 Conference, Stamford Bridge Stadium, Chelsea FC, London UK
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Mottram S, Barr A, Roussel N, Comerford M 2012
History of Hamstring Injuries is Associated with Poor Control of Lumbar Extension
International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Football Medicine Strategies for Knee Injuries. Isokinetic 2012 Conference, London UK  21-22 April
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H. Raja, M. Comerford, S. Mottram, M. Europeo, C. Barton, S. Rashid, D. Morrissey - 2011
Construct validity of four novel upper limb functional tests from The Performance Matrix
BASEM UKSEM 2011 London UK
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Comerford M, Mottram S - 2011
An online Movement & Performance Screen to identify and classify uncontrolled movement
World Congress of Physical Therapy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Comerford MJ - 2009
Recurrence of injury and pain in sport - What's missing?
3rd International Conference on Movement Dysfunction, Edinburgh, UK, 30 October - 1 November

 

 

Roussel NA, Daene L, Vissers D, Lambeets D, Schutt A, Van Moorsel A, Mottram S - 2009
Motor control and physical fitness training to prevent musculoskeletal 
injuries in professional dancers

3rd International Conference on Movement Dysfunction, Edinburgh, UK, 30 October - 1 November

 

 

Barr A - 2009
A comparison of two styles of the football instep kick and their relationship to lumbopelvic stability
3rd International Conference on Movement Dysfunction in Edinburgh, UK, 30 October - 1 November
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Comerford MJ - 2009
Musculo-skeletal screening: evidence & implications for pain & injury recurrence in sport
38th Annual SMA Queensland State Conference Twin Waters, Australia, Feb 7-8

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2009
Rotatory control of the lower quadrant assessment: alignment implications & dynamic functional testing 
The Lower Extremity International Conference, Boston North East Seminars - Seminar Series, USA, Jun 12-13

 

Comerford MJ - 2009
Rotatory control of the lower quadrant (treatment: functionally linking dynamic control of the pelvis, hip, knee & foot) 
The Lower Extremity International Conference, Boston North East Seminars - Seminar Series, USA, Jun 12-13

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2009
Uncontrolled movement: evidence and application to prevention of recurrence in sport (Invited Speaker Presentation)
Sports Physiotherapy Title Holders Lecture, Australia, May 18

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2009
Linking therapeutic exercise to diagnostic frameworks: a clinical decision making paradigm 
Bodyworks, Singapore

 

Comerford MJ - 2008
Transversus Abdominis (& 6 other local stability muscles) integrating into function & why it can't be trained in the gym - clinical application of the research 
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Australia

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2008
Screening: strategies to better manage injury & performance risk 
SOMT - Kongress i Ortopedisk Manuell Terapi, Ortopedisk Medicin, Sweden 8-10 Feb

 

 

Hadala M, Comerford M, Mottram - 2008
Performance Stability – A new perspective on risk assessment and retraining for movement and sport
30th FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine 18-23 November Barcelona Spain 

Comerford MJ - 2008
The Performance Matrix performance profiling, risk assessment & training strategies for injury prevention & performance enhancement

 

 

Roussel N, Nijs J, Truijen S, Stassijns G, Mottram S, Van Moorsel A - 2007
Altered motor control patterns of the lumbopelvic region are able to predict musculoskeletal symptoms and injuries in dancers
6th Interdisciplanary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain, Barcelona

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2007
Linking therapeutic exercise to diagnostic frameworks: a clinical decision making paradigm
Bodyworks, Singapore

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2006
Current issues in sports physiotherapy: screening strategies to better manage injury and performance risk
Australian Physiotherapy Association Qld Conference Applying Knowledge, Engaging Change, Australia

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2006
Prescriptive Exercise: Linking therapeutic exercise to diagnostic frameworks
Australian Physiotherapy Association National Teleconference, Australia

 

 

Comerford MJ - 2006
Getting the story right
Psoas Major, APA Central Coast, NSW Newcastle, Australia


Comerford MJ - 2006
Core stability subgroups: The 4 subgroups of core stability training - research and review confusion
Sports Medicine, Townsville, Australia

 

Comerford MJ - 2006
Core stability subgroups: application and clinical profile
Sports Medicine, Townsville, Australia