• Location: University of Tasmania - Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Professor Jill Cook (La Trobe University) and Jason Rogers (Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania) will be presenting a ‘Tendon Injuries in Sport’ seminar in Tasmania. This event will be a fantastic opportunity to learn the latest research updates in the field.

Professor Jill Cook will discuss:

  1. Differential diagnosis: how to sort tendon pain from other conditions
  2. Things we can do better in management of tendinopathy.

PhD candidate Jason Rogers will provide an update on his current research project:

  1. A case-control study with longitudinal follow-up involving 250 assessments, investigating clinical and metabolic factors and imaging abnormalities in chronic plantar heel pain.
  2. A brief review of current systematic review of physical interventions for plantar heel pain: what works and what doesn’t

This event is proudly supported by the Menzies Research Institute and the Australian Physiotherapy Association (event is eligible for CPD points). Come along for quality professional development and networking.


Jill Cook is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia. Jill’s research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury.
After completing her PhD in 2000, she has investigated tendon pathology, treatment options and risk factors for tendon injury. Jill currently supplements her research by conducting specialist tendon practice and by lecturing and presenting workshop both in Australia and overseas.

Jason Rogers is a Hobart-based Physiotherapist and PhD candidate who splits his time between working as a Clinician/Director at Allcare Physiotherapy, and the Menzies Institute for Medical Research where he leads a large study investigating factors associated with plantar heel pain.

Registration is essential. Please see below for more information.

Non- SMA Member – $30.00