Zadro, Josh

Zadro, Josh

Josh is a Physiotherapist and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney. He is currently investigating strategies to improve the quality of physiotherapy in partnership with the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Choosing Wisely Australia and Wiser Healthcare Research Collaboration. His PhD largely focussed on mechanisms and self-management strategies for people with low back pain. In the past 4 years he has published 14 first-author journal articles in high impact spine and physiotherapy journals and made 29 presentations across leading musculoskeletal conferences (e.g. International Back & Neck Pain Forum). He continues to work clinically and has extensive experience working in a private musculoskeletal-based practice and with numerous amateur and professional football teams. He has taught in musculoskeletal physiotherapy units at the University of Sydney and led numerous workshops for PhD students in research methodology (e.g. systematic review, data management).

Notable publications:

1.     Zadro JR et al. Video-game based exercises for older people with chronic low back pain: A randomised controlled trial (GAMEBACK). Physical Therapy Journal. 2018 (Epub ahead of print).

2.     Zadro JR et al. Evidence-based physiotherapy needs evidence-based marketing. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2018 (Epub ahead of print)