• 4682 Citations
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20052022

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Biography

Mark Hancock is a Professor of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Macquarie University. He has over 20 years of clinical experience as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist working in a primary care setting. Mark now works primarily as an academic/researcher, but continues part time clinical work. His research focuses on the diagnosis and management of back pain.

Mark completed his PhD at the University of Sydney in 2007. He has published over 140 peer reviewed papers and received over $7 million in funding to support his research. He has published in leading medical journals (e.g. NEJM, Lancet and BMJ and discipline specific journals (e.g. Spine and Journal of Physiotherapy). His work has been accompanied by editorials and received wide media attention. Professor Hancock is a member of the associate editorial board for the Cochrane Back Review Group and Journal of Physiotherapy board member.

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Projects

WalkBack: Preventing recurrence of low back pain: Is walking the best approach?

Hancock, M., Latimer, J., Lin, C. W. C., Merom, D., vanTulder, M. W., Maher, C., Clavisi, O., MacAskill, P. & Tiedemann, A.

1/01/1931/12/22

Project: Research

RESTORE - Individualised movement rehabilitation and movement sensor biofeedback for low back pain

Kent, P., Hancock, M., O'Sullivan, P., Smith, A., Haines, T., Campbell, A. & McGregor, A.

12/07/1831/12/22

Project: Other

Time to unpack the black box of non-specific back pain

Hancock, M., Cicuttini, F., Jarvik, J., Magnussen, J., Koes, B., Maher, C., Irwig, L., Herbert, R. & MacAskill, P.

1/01/17 → …

Project: Research

Secondary prevention of a recurrence of low back pain

Hancock, M., Maher, C., Mota Da Silva, T., Clare, H. & Steffens, D.

1/01/16 → …

Project: Research

Research Outputs

Correspondence: author response to Ganesh

da Silva, T., Mills, K., Brown, B., Pocovi, N., de Campos, T., Maher, C. & Hancock, M., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Physiotherapy. 66, 1, p. 64 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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Measurement properties of quality assessment tools for studies of diagnostic accuracy

Kaizik, M. A., Garcia, A. N., Hancock, M. J. & Herbert, R. D., 1 Mar 2020, In : Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. 24, 2, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Activities

    • 8 Oral presentation

    Appropriateness of imaging for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Aron Downie (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker)
    12 Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Appropriateness of imaging for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Aron Downie (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker)
    13 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Development of an implementation intervention to reduce imaging for low back pain

    John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker), Simon French (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker)
    31 May 20165 Jun 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Development of an implementation intervention to reduce imaging for low back pain

    John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker), Simon French (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker)
    22 Oct 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Development of an implementation intervention to reduce imaging for low back pain

    John Magnussen (Speaker), Hazel Jenkins (Speaker), Simon French (Speaker), Christopher Maher (Speaker), Niamh Moloney (Speaker), Mark Hancock (Speaker)
    10 Sep 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation