• 68 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20042019
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Biography

Biography

Matt Fernandez is a chiropractor and exercise physiologist, awarded his PhD in September 2017. He is currently a full-time lecturer at the Department of Chiropractic, Macquarie University in the area of orthopaedics and has presented at numerous back pain conferences both nationally and internationally. His current research interest includes physical activity and exercise promotion within the chiropractic setting and is exploring these topics, including GLA:D Back Australia, as a Program Fellow of the Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership (CARL).

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Outputs 2004 2019

  • 68 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 14 Article
  • 3 Review article

Characteristics of chiropractors who manage people aged 65 and older: a nationally representative sample of 1903 chiropractors

Moore, C., de Luca, K., Wong, A. Y. L., Fernandez, M., Swain, M., Hartvigsen, J., Adams, J. & Peng, W., 11 Apr 2019, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Chiropractic
Low Back Pain
Lower Extremity
Spine
Cross-Sectional Studies

Multisite joint pain in older Australian women is associated with poorer psychosocial health and greater medication use

De Luca, K., Wong, A., Eklund, A., Fernandez, M., Byles, J. E., Parkinson, L., Ferreira, M. L. & Hartvigsen, J., 12 Feb 2019, In : Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 27, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Arthralgia
Health
Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Joints

The prevalence and determinants of physical activity promotion by Australian chiropractors: a cross sectional study

Fernandez, M., Moore, C., Eklund, A., Swain, M., de Luca, K., Sibbritt, D., Adams, J. & Peng, W., Aug 2019, In : Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 45, p. 172-178 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Odds Ratio
Public Health
Occupational Health

The profile of chiropractors managing patients with low back-related leg pain: analyses of 1907 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network

Fernandez, M., Moore, C., Peng, W., De Luca, K., Pohlman, K. A., Swain, M. & Adams, J., 17 Apr 2019, In : Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 27, 1, 9 p., 19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Chiropractic
Leg
Pain
Research
Low Back Pain

Leadership and capacity building in international chiropractic research: introducing the chiropractic academy for research leadership (CARL)

Adams, J., Kawchuk, G., Breen, A., De Carvalho, D., Eklund, A., Fernandez, M., Funabashi, M., Holmes, M. M., Johansson, M. S., de Luca, K., Moore, C., Page, I., Pohlman, K. A., Swain, M. S., Wong, A. Y. L. & Hartvigsen, J., 6 Feb 2018, In : Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 26, 6 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Capacity Building
Chiropractic
Research
Denmark
Canada

Prizes

Discussing physical activity in the chiropractic consultation: analyses of 1924 practitioners from the ACORN practice-based research network. Best Regional Poster - Pacific. WFC / ECU / EPIC Conference, Berlin, Gernamy, 2019

Matthew Fernandez (Recipient), Craig Moore (Recipient), Andreas Eklund (Recipient), Michael Swain (Recipient), Katie De Luca (Recipient), David Sibbritt (Recipient), Jon Adams (Recipient) & Wenbo Peng (Recipient), 23 Mar 2019

Prize

Activities 2017 2018

  • 5 Invited talk
  • 4 Oral presentation

Characteristics of chiropractors who manage people aged 65 and older: A nationally representative sample of 1903 chiropractors

Katie De Luca (Speaker), Craig Moore (Speaker), Arnold Wong (Speaker), Matthew Fernandez (Speaker), Michael Swain (Speaker), Jan Hartvigsen (Speaker), Jon Adams (Speaker), Wenbo Peng (Speaker)
31 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Multimobidity - can physical activity or exercise deal with multiple chronic conditions in the elderly?

Matt Fernandez (Speaker)
1 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

A Conversation with CARL: the Chiropractic Academy for Research and Leadership

Katie De Luca (Speaker), Michael Swain (Speaker), Matthew Fernandez (Speaker), Craig Moore (Speaker)
1 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Chiropractic identity, role, setting and future: a survey of Australian and New Zealand chiropractic students.

Katie De Luca (Speaker), Jordan Gliedt (Speaker), Matthew Fernandez (Speaker), Gregory Kawchuk (Speaker), Michael Swain (Speaker)
21 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Sciatica – what are my options?

Matt Fernandez (Speaker)
16 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk