Ebonie Rio

Ebonie is a postdoctoral research fellow at La Trobe University and holds an NHMRC fellowship. She completed her Phd in tendon pain, Masters Sports Physiotherpay, Bachelor Physiotherpay (honourss) and Bachelor Applied Science. She is a titled Sports Physiotherapist and consults privately as well as at The Victorian Institute of Sport. Her research has been awarded Victorian Fresh Scientist of the year 2015, ASICS SMA Best New Investigator 2004, 2013 & 2014 in Clinical Sports Medicine, best clinical science Pain Adelaide 2013, BJSM young investigator Best Clinical Paper 2014 and the Professor Mollie Holman medal for the best thesis of the faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University 2015 and the ECR best paper 2015.

Her clinical career has included Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Ballet Company, Australian Ballet School, Melbourne Heart football club, Alphington Sports Medicine Centre, Victorian Institute of Sport, Commonwealth Games 2006, 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics, 2012 London Paralympics, 18 months travelling with Disney’s The Lion King stage show (Melbourne and Shanghai tour) and she was awarded the Post-Graduate Scholarship at the AIS (2007).

Because of the COVID-19 period, it is not possible for Ebonie to travel to the Netherlands to teach her course about Tendinopathy of the lower limb. However, she developed an E-learning Lower limb tendinopathy, to share her knowledge during this period.

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