Dr Amy Sman

Research Associate

C43O - O Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9845 3004

Website Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Themes

Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2013

  • The safe acceleration of recovery from high ankle injury; Samra D, Sman A, Refshauge K, Hiller C; Australian Sports Commission/Research Support.
  • 1000 Norms Project: A deeper understanding of human variation; Burns J, Refshauge K, Raymond J, Nicholson L, Vanicek N, Ferreira P, Hiller C, Nightingale E, Simic M, Huebscher M, Mousavi S, Rose K, Pourkazemi F, Sman A, Fong Yan A, Wegener C; Australian Podiatry Education & Research Foundation/Research Grant.

2011

  • Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for ankle syndesmosis injury; Burns J, Hiller C, Nicholson L, Refshauge K, Sman A; Australian Podiatry Education & Research Foundation/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). A randomised, double-blind, sham-controlled trial protocol of progressive resistance strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, Article in Press.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Imer, A., Ocsing, A., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Design and Reliability of a Novel Heel Rise Test Measuring Device for Plantarflexion Endurance. BioMed Research International, Art. no. 391646(DOI: 10.1155/2014/391646). [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Black, D., Nicholson, L., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for ankle syndesmosis injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine, published onlilne first - 19 Nov 13. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Morellato, J., Trist, N., Nicholson, L., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2014). Predictive factors for ankle syndesmosis injury in football players: A prospective study. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Article in Press. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2014). Prognosis of Ankle Syndesmosis Injury. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(4), 671-677. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). Randomised controlled trial protocol of foot and ankle exercise for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, 60(1), 55-55. [More Information]
  • Mandarakas, M., Pourkazemi, F., Sman, A., Burns, J., Hiller, C. (2014). Systematic review of chronic ankle instability in children. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Refshauge, K. (2013). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for diagnosis of ankle syndesmosis injury: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(10), 620-628. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Nicholson, L., Rae, K., Refshauge, K. (2013). Star excursion balance test as a predictor of ankle injury in football players. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 43(3), A16-A16.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Nicholson, L., Rae, K., Refshauge, K. (2012). Syndesmosis ankle injury in football players: a pilot study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(Supp1), 1-1. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2013). Randomised controlled trial protocol of progressive resistance strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. 2013 Meeting of the Peripheral Nerve Society, USA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
  • Sman, A. (2012). Star Excursion Balance test as a predictor for ankle injury in Rugby Players. 5th International Ankle Symposium IAS 2012.
  • Sman, A. (2011). Syndesmosis Ankle injury. NSW Branch of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, musculoskeletal interest group.
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Sman, A., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2011). The burden of chronic musculoskeletal ankle problems in the community. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Sman, A. (2008). Therapeutic Touch: (in) sensitive for culture. Bachelor Dissertation Presentation 2008, University of Amsterdam.
  • Sman, A. (2008). Therapeutic Touch: More than Massage. Bachelor Dissertation Presentation 2008, University of Amsterdam.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Sman, A. (2011). High ankle sprain a pain to diagnose, but APERF project team aim to improve accuracy. Podiatry Bulletin.

Other

  • Sman, A. (2012), Invited Presentation: Syndesmosis ankle injury - PhD projects.
  • Sman, A. (2012), Invited Presentation: Syndesmosis ankle injury: clinical implications.
  • Sman, A. (2009), Invited Presentation: Effects of exercise therapy in clinical patients.

2014

  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). A randomised, double-blind, sham-controlled trial protocol of progressive resistance strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, Article in Press.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Imer, A., Ocsing, A., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Design and Reliability of a Novel Heel Rise Test Measuring Device for Plantarflexion Endurance. BioMed Research International, Art. no. 391646(DOI: 10.1155/2014/391646). [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Black, D., Nicholson, L., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for ankle syndesmosis injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine, published onlilne first - 19 Nov 13. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Morellato, J., Trist, N., Nicholson, L., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2014). Predictive factors for ankle syndesmosis injury in football players: A prospective study. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Article in Press. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2014). Prognosis of Ankle Syndesmosis Injury. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(4), 671-677. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). Randomised controlled trial protocol of foot and ankle exercise for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, 60(1), 55-55. [More Information]
  • Mandarakas, M., Pourkazemi, F., Sman, A., Burns, J., Hiller, C. (2014). Systematic review of chronic ankle instability in children. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(1), 1-10. [More Information]

2013

  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Refshauge, K. (2013). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for diagnosis of ankle syndesmosis injury: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(10), 620-628. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2013). Randomised controlled trial protocol of progressive resistance strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. 2013 Meeting of the Peripheral Nerve Society, USA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Nicholson, L., Rae, K., Refshauge, K. (2013). Star excursion balance test as a predictor of ankle injury in football players. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 43(3), A16-A16.

2012

  • Sman, A. (2012), Invited Presentation: Syndesmosis ankle injury - PhD projects.
  • Sman, A. (2012), Invited Presentation: Syndesmosis ankle injury: clinical implications.
  • Sman, A. (2012). Star Excursion Balance test as a predictor for ankle injury in Rugby Players. 5th International Ankle Symposium IAS 2012.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Nicholson, L., Rae, K., Refshauge, K. (2012). Syndesmosis ankle injury in football players: a pilot study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(Supp1), 1-1. [More Information]

2011

  • Sman, A. (2011). High ankle sprain a pain to diagnose, but APERF project team aim to improve accuracy. Podiatry Bulletin.
  • Sman, A. (2011). Syndesmosis Ankle injury. NSW Branch of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, musculoskeletal interest group.
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Sman, A., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2011). The burden of chronic musculoskeletal ankle problems in the community. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.

2009

  • Sman, A. (2009), Invited Presentation: Effects of exercise therapy in clinical patients.

2008

  • Sman, A. (2008). Therapeutic Touch: (in) sensitive for culture. Bachelor Dissertation Presentation 2008, University of Amsterdam.
  • Sman, A. (2008). Therapeutic Touch: More than Massage. Bachelor Dissertation Presentation 2008, University of Amsterdam.

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