Movement Variability Research Scholarship – La Trobe University

Early Career Researcher
Posted 1 year ago


This scholarship, in partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Group, will be awarded to an outstanding applicant who is interested in exploring the relationship between gait variability and injury risk in Army recruits.

As an applicant you should have an interest in biomechanics, variability and gait. Your project will explore the effect of different task and environmental constraints on gait variability during load carriage and the longitudinal gait adaptations to load carriage.

Benefits of the scholarship include:
a La Trobe Research Scholarship for three and a half years, with a value of $28,092.00 per annum, to support your living costs (2020 rate)
a fee-relief scholarship for up to four years to undertake a PhD at La Trobe University
opportunities to work alongside researchers at the Defence Science and Technology Group
opportunities to work with La Trobe’s outstanding researchers, and have access to our suite of professional development programs.

How to apply
review details on how to apply for candidature
submit an enquiry to Dr Kane Middleton ( indicating that you wish to be considered for this scholarship. Include a one-page cover letter and a detailed CV
when you have received in-principle agreement for supervision, complete and submit your application by for admission into La Trobe’s PhD program, indicating you wish to be considered for this scholarship on the application.

The University will carefully review your application and consider you for this scholarship.
Who to contact for further information
Dr Kane Middleton,
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