Kellie & Lari are actively involved in rowing specific injury and illness research, striving to improve the understanding of sports medicine professionals and the rowing community across the world on how to reduce the impact of injury and illness on rowing training and performance.
Their current projects include:
Leading & contributing to an international consensus statement for the management of low back pain in rowers:
Prevalence and risk factors for back pain in sports: a systematic review with meta-analysis
Analysing and presenting the epidemiology of injury & illness in the Australian Rowing Team across two Olympic cycles [London 2012, Rio 2016] https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2020/06/25/bjsports-2019-101402.info
Investigating and reporting on a case series of all rib bone injuries sustained by Australian Rowing Team athletes in the Rio Olympic cycle.
Publishing a paper on the role of early surgical intervention in elite rowers for the management of intersection syndrome in the competition period.