Aidan Rich

APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist

Aidan is an APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist with over 18 years’ experience working with sports medicine conditions. He commenced at Lifecare in 2007 after graduating in 2004 from La Trobe University and completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2010. Aidan is a current PhD candidate (Physiotherapy for proximal hamstring tendinopathy).
His interests lie in sports medicine, particularly those involving knee, hip and tendon pathologies. Aidan has a strong interest in endurance sports as a physiotherapist and athlete, and has worked with NSOs including Athletics Australia, Triathlon Australia and UniSport Australia. He lectures at Australian Physiotherapy Association courses, and convenes the education program for Lifecare in Victoria.
M.Sports Physio, B.Physio, APAM, MACP, PhD candidate (Physiotherapy for Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy)
Rich, A., Cook, J. L., Hahne, A. J., Rio, E. K., & Ford, J. (2021). Randomised, cross-over trial on the effect of isotonic and isometric exercise on pain and strength in proximal hamstring tendinopathy: trial protocol. BMJ open sport & exercise medicine7(1), e000954.
Nasser, A., Grimaldi, A., Vicenzino, B., Rio, E., Rich, A., Pizzari, T., & Semciw, A. (2023). Towards development of a core outcome set in proximal hamstring tendinopathy-A systematic review of measurement instruments and their clinimetric properties. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 102774.
Rich, A. L. F., Cook, J. L., Hahne, A. J., & Ford, J. J. (2023). A pilot randomised trial comparing individualised physiotherapy versus shockwave therapy for proximal hamstring tendinopathy: a protocol. Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics10(1), 1-12.


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