• 202 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20062019

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Personal profile

Research interests

Michael Swain is a chiropractor, health researcher and full time lecturer in the Department of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. His clinical interests are in sports injuries and pain management. He completed his Master of Philosophy at Macquarie University in 2011 and his PhD at the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney in 2019. His research focuses on the epidemiology of injuries and adolescent musculoskeletal disorders. Mike is an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors (UK) and a competitively appointed Fellow of the Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership (CARL); for further details see https://www.carlresearchfellows.org/.

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine and Public Health, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney

Sports Injury Epidemiology, Master of Philosophy, Macquarie University

Master of Chiropractic, Macquarie University

Bachelor of Chiropractic Science, Macquarie University

International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma, The International Federation of Sports Chiropractic

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Research Outputs

  • 202 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 4 Comment/opinion
  • 1 Abstract

An Australian survey on health and injuries in adult competitive surfing

Burgess, A., Swain, M. S. & Lystad, R. P., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 59, 3, p. 462-468 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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., Dec 2019, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 38, 4, p. 249-257 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Clinicians’ ability to detect a palpable difference in spinal stiffness compared with a mechanical device

    Kawchuk, G. N., Miazga, S., Pagé, I., Swain, M., De Carvalho, D., Funabashi, M., Breen, A. & Wong, A., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 42, 2, p. 89-95 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Expectations influence treatment outcomes in patients with low back pain. A secondary analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial

    Eklund, A., De Carvalho, D., Pagé, I., Wong, A., Johansson, M. S., Pohlman, K. A., Hartvigsen, J. & Swain, M., Aug 2019, In : European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom). 23, 7, p. 1378-1389 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Prevalence and practice characteristics of urban and rural or remote Australian chiropractors: analysis of a nationally representative sample of 1830 chiropractors

    Adams, J., De Luca, K., Swain, M., Funabashi, M., Wong, A., Pagé, I., Sibbritt, D. & Peng, W., Feb 2019, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 27, 1, p. 34-41 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 5 Oral presentation
    • 2 Invited 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

    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

    Introducing CARL: The Chiropractic Academy of Research Leadership

    Katie De Luca (Speaker), Michael Swain (Speaker), Matthew Fernandez (Speaker), Craig Moore (Speaker)
    15 Oct 2017

    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

    The profile of chiropractors managing patients with low back-related leg pain: Analyses of 1,907 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network.

    Matthew Fernandez (Speaker), Craig Moore (Speaker), Wenbo Peng (Speaker), Katie De Luca (Speaker), K. A. Pohlman (Speaker), Michael Swain (Speaker), Jon Adams (Speaker)
    13 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Press / Media

    New Educational Program May Make Rugby Safer

    Michael Swain

    4/12/14

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment