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Research interests

Calum's research has centred on stability and balance in older adults, in particular issues around biomechanics of full body posture, muscle activity and the potential for technologies to avoid increased falls risk.

Research Profile

Calum graduated with a BSciExHM from Victoria University in 2010 and following this, a BAppSci (Hons) in 2014. Research for this degree involved first step biomechanics during balance recovery in older adults with knee osteoarthritis. In 2021 Calum graduated with a PhD in Biomechanics from Victoria University, extending his research into stability in older adults with knee osteoarthritis.

In February 2009, Calum commenced employment with Victoria University as a sessional TAFE teacher and in October that year was promoted to an ongoing role as Fitness Coordinator with direct oversight of all Certificate 3, 4 and Diploma Fitness programs. In 2011, following a complete re-design and re-launch of all related programs, Calum was appointed Education Manager Sport, Recreation and Fitness. In this role he was responsible for 17 individual TAFE programs and approximately 1,000 students. In 2011, Calum also commenced teaching anatomy to exercise science undergraduate students. Following seven years of teaching anatomy at this level, Calum became a foundation member of the newly formed First Year College within Victoria University in 2018. In 2022 Calum joined Kangan Institute as Lead Educator Health, and in 2023 he returned to academia with a role as Senior Lecturer with Torrens University Physical Health programs.

Teaching

- Anatomy

- Biomechanics

- Exercise Prescription

Education/Academic qualification

Human Movement, PhD, Biomechanical, Physiological and Cognitive Factors in Balance Recovery in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis’, Victoria University

1 Jan 20151 Mar 2021

Award Date: 1 Oct 2021

Human Movement, Bachelor, Balance recovery in people with knee osteoarthritis in obstacle and dual task conditions

1 Feb 20131 Jul 2014

Award Date: 31 Jul 2013

External positions

Early Career Researcher Editorial Board , Journal of Anatomy

1 Oct 2022 → …

Adjunct Research Fellow, Victoria University

29 Aug 202228 Aug 2024

Keywords

  • QM Human anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Allied Health
  • Rehabilitation

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