Sara Winter

Sara Winter

Academic Staff Member

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+64 7 834 8800 extension 3442
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Awards

Qualifications

  • BHSc (Physiotherapy) – AUT, 2000
  • MSc Sports Physiotherapy – University of Bath, 2012

Areas of expertise

  • Hip and Hip injuries
  • Running biomechanics
  • Factors related to overuse running injuries

Industry experience, affiliations and achievements

  • 12 years’ experience working in various musculoskeletal physiotherapy settings including private practices, hospital outpatients, and military, in New Zealand, Australia, Germany and England.
  • 7 years’ experience as clinical educator and lecturer at James Cook University, Townsville.
  • Starting up new Physiotherapy clinic in Hamilton – Dynamic Physiotherapy.
  • Achievement – Masters and completing PhD (to be submitted in October 2019)

Research activity

MSc Sports Physiotherapy Research
Winter, S (2015) Effectiveness of targeted home-based hip exercises in individuals with non-specific chronic or recurrent low back pain with reduced hip mobility – a randomised trial. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 28, 811–825.

PhD Associated Research
Winter, S., Gordon, S., Brice, S., Lindsay, D. (2018). Centre of mass acceleration-derived variables detects differences between runners of different abilities and fatigue-related changes during a long distance overground run. Journal of Physical Fitness, Medicine & Treatment in Sports. 4(2): 1-11. DOI: 10.19080/JPFMTS.2018.04.555632.

Winter, S., Gordon, S., Brice, S., Lindsay, D., Barrs, S. (2019). Overuse Injuries in Runners of Different Abilities – A One Year Prospective study. Research in Sports Medicine. 
DOI: 10.1080/15438627.2019.1616548

Winter S, Lee J, Leadbetter R, & Gordon S (2016). Validation of a single inertial sensor for measuring running kinematics overground during a prolonged run. Fitness Research. 5(1), 14-23.

Select publications

Winter, S (2015) Effectiveness of targeted home-based hip exercises in individuals with non-specific chronic or recurrent low back pain with reduced hip mobility – a randomised trial. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 28, 811–825.

Winter S, Lee J, Leadbetter R, & Gordon S (2016). Validation of a single inertial sensor for measuring running kinematics overground during a prolonged run. Fitness Research. 5(1), 14-23.

Winter, S., Gordon, S., Watts, K. (2017). Effects of fatigue on kinematics and kinetics during overground running: a systematic review. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 57(6): 887-899. DOI: 10.23736/s0022-4707.16.06339-8

Winter, S., Gordon, S., Brice, S., Lindsay, D. (2018). Centre of mass acceleration-derived variables detects differences between runners of different abilities and fatigue-related changes during a long distance overground run. Journal of Physical Fitness, Medicine & Treatment in Sports. 4(2): 1-11. DOI: 10.19080/JPFMTS.2018.04.555632.

Winter, S., Gordon, S., Brice, S., Lindsay, D., Barrs, S. (2019). Overuse Injuries in Runners of Different Abilities – A One Year Prospective study. Research in Sports Medicine. 
DOI: 10.1080/15438627.2019.1616548

Shepherd E, Winter S & Sue Gordon S (2017) Comparing Hamstring Muscle Length Measurements of the Traditional Active Knee Extension Test and a Functional Hamstring Flexibility Test. Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation. 2(1).

Evans S & Winter S (2018) Effects of fatigue on centre-of-mass acceleration during a prolonged overground run. Journal of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. 2(1), 10-14.

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