Dr Elizabeth Nightingale

PhD, MBiomedE, BAppSc(Physiotherapy)
Research Fellow

C43S - S Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9401
Fax +61 2 9351 9601

Website Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Themes

Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences

Selected grants

2013

  • 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.

2008

  • Knee biomechanics after TKR during stair climbing and descent; Nightingale E, Crosbie W; Physiotherapy Research Foundation/Research Grant.

2007

  • Knee Biomechanics after Arthroplasty on Stair Climbing and Descent; Nightingale E; Physiotherapy Research Foundation/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • McKay, M., Baldwin, J., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Vanicek, N., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Quinlan, K., Pourkazemi, F., Sman, A., Nicholson, L., Mousavi, S., Raymond, J., Mackey, M., Chard, A., Huebscher, M., Wegener, C., Fong Yan, A., Refshauge, K., Burns, J., et al (2015). 1000 Norms Project: Protocol of a cross-sectional study cataloging human variation. Physiotherapy, Article in Press(doi:10.1016/j.physio.2014.12.002). [More Information]
  • Baldwin, J., McKay, M., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2015). Defining health and disease: setting the boundaries for physiotherapy. Are we undertreating or overtreating? How can we tell? British Journal of Sports Medicine, Online First: May 12, 2015. [More Information]
  • Pappas, E., Nightingale, E., Simic, M., Ford, K., Hewett, T., Myer, G. (2015). Do exercises used in injury prevention programmes modify cutting task biomechanics? A systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(10), 673-680. [More Information]
  • Baldwin, J., McKay, M., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2015). Forming norms: informing diagnosis and management in sports medicine. British Journal of Sports Medicine, Online First: April 14, 2015. [More Information]
  • Graham, E., Burns, J., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Simic, M. (2015). Management for common lower leg stress fractures in athletes. Physical Therapy Reviews, 20(1), 29-41. [More Information]
  • Vohralik, S., Bowen, A., Burns, J., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E. (2015). Reliability and Validity of a Smartphone App to Measure Joint Range. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(4), 325-330. [More Information]
  • Baldwin, J., McKay, M., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2014). 1000 Norms Project: understanding foot and ankle health, disease and normality. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(Suppl 1: A6), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Hafiz, E., Hiller, C., Nicholson, L., Nightingale, E., Clarke, J., Grimaldi, A., Eisenhuth, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Development of a method for measuring femoral torsion using real-time ultrasound. Physiological Measurement, 35(7), 1335-1348. [More Information]
  • Pourkazemi, F., Hiller, C., Raymond, J., Nightingale, E., Refshauge, K. (2014). Predictors of chronic ankle instability after an index lateral ankle sprain: A systematic review. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(6), 568-573. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, E., Pourkazemi, F., Hiller, C. (2014). Systematic review of timed stair tests. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(3), 335-350. [More Information]
  • Wilkin, E., Hunt, A., Nightingale, E., Munn, J., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K. (2012). Manual testing for ankle instability. Manual Therapy, 17(6), 593-596. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Kilbreath, S., Burns, J., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2012). Prevalence and Impact of Chronic Musculoskeletal Ankle Disorders in the Community. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(10), 1801-1807. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Delahunt, E. (2011). Characteristics of people with recurrent ankle sprains: a systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(8), 660-672. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, E., Sturnieks, D., Sherrington, C., Moseley, A., Cameron, I., Lord, S. (2010). Impaired weight transfer persists at least four months after hip fracture and rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation, 24(6), 565-573. [More Information]
  • Delahunt, E., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Hiller, C. (2010). Inclusion Criteria When Investigating Insufficiencies in Chronic Ankle Instability. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 42(11), 2106-2121. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, E., Soo, C., Tate, R. (2007). A systematic review of early prognostic factors for return to work after traumatic brain injury. Brain Impairment, 8(2), 101-142.
  • Nightingale, E., Moseley, A., Herbert, R. (2007). Passive Dorsiflexion Flexibility after Cast Immobilization for Ankle Fracture. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 456(March 2007), 65-69.
  • Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Middleton, J., Crosbie, W., Davis, G. (2007). Review: Benefits of FES gait in a Spinal Cord Injured Population. Spinal Cord, 45(10), 646-657. [More Information]
  • Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Nightingale, E., Taylor, D., Evans, T., Robertson, G., Gupta, S., Penn, J. (2005). Passive stretching does not enhance outcomes in patients with plantarflexion contracture after cast immobilization for ankle fracture: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 86(6), 1118-1126. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, E., Walsh, W. (2005). Radiofrequency Energy effects on the Mechanical Properties of Tendon and Capsule. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 21(12), 1479-1485. [More Information]
  • McMahon, K., Nightingale, E., Pocock, N. (2004). Discordance in DXA Male Reference Ranges. Journal of Clinical Densitometry: Assessment of Skeletal Health, 7(2), 121-126.
  • Nightingale, E., Allen, C., Sonnabend, D., Goldberg, J., Walsh, W. (2003). Mechanical Properties of the rotator cuff: response to cyclic loading at varying abduction angles. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy, 11(6), 389-392.

Conferences

  • Hiller, C., Blair, S., Nightingale, E., Simic, M., Burns, J. (2014). People with recurrent ankle sprains do not change their ankle strategy in anticipation of a perturbation event. 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community, Open Acces: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Latey, P., Burns, J., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E. (2014). Relationship between intrinsic foot muscle weakness and pain: a systematic review. 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community, Open Acces: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Pourkazemi, F., Hiller, C., Raymond, J., Nightingale, E., Refshauge, K. (2013). Proprioceptive deficit at the ankle joint correlates with limb laterality recognition. APA Conference 2013 ‘New Moves’, Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • 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.
  • Hiller, C., Refshauge, K., Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Burns, J., Kilbreath, S. (2010). Prevalence And Impact Of Chronic Musculoskeletal Ankle Problems. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, : World Scientific Publishing. [More Information]
  • Russold, M., Costa (nee Menezes), L., Nightingale, E., Middleton, J., Raymond, J., Crosbie, W., Davis, G. (2007). Blood Pressure Responses in Paraplegic Subjects During FES-Induced Walking: Preliminary Findings. 9th Vienna International Workshop on Functional Electrical Stimulation Basics, Technology, Application 2007, Austria: Center for Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna Medical School.
  • Braz, G., Nightingale, E., Deckers, D., Armstrong, N., Lee, M., Middleton, J., Smith, R., Davis, G. (2005). Closed-loop control of FES standing: How strategies to reduce knee-buckle be improved? 10th Annual Conference of the International FES Society IFESS 2005, Canada: International FES Society.

2015

  • McKay, M., Baldwin, J., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Vanicek, N., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Quinlan, K., Pourkazemi, F., Sman, A., Nicholson, L., Mousavi, S., Raymond, J., Mackey, M., Chard, A., Huebscher, M., Wegener, C., Fong Yan, A., Refshauge, K., Burns, J., et al (2015). 1000 Norms Project: Protocol of a cross-sectional study cataloging human variation. Physiotherapy, Article in Press(doi:10.1016/j.physio.2014.12.002). [More Information]
  • Baldwin, J., McKay, M., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2015). Defining health and disease: setting the boundaries for physiotherapy. Are we undertreating or overtreating? How can we tell? British Journal of Sports Medicine, Online First: May 12, 2015. [More Information]
  • Pappas, E., Nightingale, E., Simic, M., Ford, K., Hewett, T., Myer, G. (2015). Do exercises used in injury prevention programmes modify cutting task biomechanics? A systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(10), 673-680. [More Information]
  • Baldwin, J., McKay, M., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2015). Forming norms: informing diagnosis and management in sports medicine. British Journal of Sports Medicine, Online First: April 14, 2015. [More Information]
  • Graham, E., Burns, J., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Simic, M. (2015). Management for common lower leg stress fractures in athletes. Physical Therapy Reviews, 20(1), 29-41. [More Information]
  • Vohralik, S., Bowen, A., Burns, J., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E. (2015). Reliability and Validity of a Smartphone App to Measure Joint Range. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(4), 325-330. [More Information]

2014

  • Baldwin, J., McKay, M., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., Ferreira, P., Simic, M., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2014). 1000 Norms Project: understanding foot and ankle health, disease and normality. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(Suppl 1: A6), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Hafiz, E., Hiller, C., Nicholson, L., Nightingale, E., Clarke, J., Grimaldi, A., Eisenhuth, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Development of a method for measuring femoral torsion using real-time ultrasound. Physiological Measurement, 35(7), 1335-1348. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Blair, S., Nightingale, E., Simic, M., Burns, J. (2014). People with recurrent ankle sprains do not change their ankle strategy in anticipation of a perturbation event. 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community, Open Acces: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Pourkazemi, F., Hiller, C., Raymond, J., Nightingale, E., Refshauge, K. (2014). Predictors of chronic ankle instability after an index lateral ankle sprain: A systematic review. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(6), 568-573. [More Information]
  • Latey, P., Burns, J., Hiller, C., Nightingale, E. (2014). Relationship between intrinsic foot muscle weakness and pain: a systematic review. 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community, Open Acces: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Nightingale, E., Pourkazemi, F., Hiller, C. (2014). Systematic review of timed stair tests. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(3), 335-350. [More Information]

2013

  • Pourkazemi, F., Hiller, C., Raymond, J., Nightingale, E., Refshauge, K. (2013). Proprioceptive deficit at the ankle joint correlates with limb laterality recognition. APA Conference 2013 ‘New Moves’, Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2012

  • Wilkin, E., Hunt, A., Nightingale, E., Munn, J., Kilbreath, S., Refshauge, K. (2012). Manual testing for ankle instability. Manual Therapy, 17(6), 593-596. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Kilbreath, S., Burns, J., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2012). Prevalence and Impact of Chronic Musculoskeletal Ankle Disorders in the Community. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(10), 1801-1807. [More Information]

2011

  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Delahunt, E. (2011). Characteristics of people with recurrent ankle sprains: a systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(8), 660-672. [More Information]
  • 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.

2010

  • Nightingale, E., Sturnieks, D., Sherrington, C., Moseley, A., Cameron, I., Lord, S. (2010). Impaired weight transfer persists at least four months after hip fracture and rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation, 24(6), 565-573. [More Information]
  • Delahunt, E., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Hiller, C. (2010). Inclusion Criteria When Investigating Insufficiencies in Chronic Ankle Instability. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 42(11), 2106-2121. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Refshauge, K., Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Burns, J., Kilbreath, S. (2010). Prevalence And Impact Of Chronic Musculoskeletal Ankle Problems. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, : World Scientific Publishing. [More Information]

2007

  • Nightingale, E., Soo, C., Tate, R. (2007). A systematic review of early prognostic factors for return to work after traumatic brain injury. Brain Impairment, 8(2), 101-142.
  • Russold, M., Costa (nee Menezes), L., Nightingale, E., Middleton, J., Raymond, J., Crosbie, W., Davis, G. (2007). Blood Pressure Responses in Paraplegic Subjects During FES-Induced Walking: Preliminary Findings. 9th Vienna International Workshop on Functional Electrical Stimulation Basics, Technology, Application 2007, Austria: Center for Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna Medical School.
  • Nightingale, E., Moseley, A., Herbert, R. (2007). Passive Dorsiflexion Flexibility after Cast Immobilization for Ankle Fracture. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 456(March 2007), 65-69.
  • Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Middleton, J., Crosbie, W., Davis, G. (2007). Review: Benefits of FES gait in a Spinal Cord Injured Population. Spinal Cord, 45(10), 646-657. [More Information]

2005

  • Braz, G., Nightingale, E., Deckers, D., Armstrong, N., Lee, M., Middleton, J., Smith, R., Davis, G. (2005). Closed-loop control of FES standing: How strategies to reduce knee-buckle be improved? 10th Annual Conference of the International FES Society IFESS 2005, Canada: International FES Society.
  • Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Nightingale, E., Taylor, D., Evans, T., Robertson, G., Gupta, S., Penn, J. (2005). Passive stretching does not enhance outcomes in patients with plantarflexion contracture after cast immobilization for ankle fracture: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 86(6), 1118-1126. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, E., Walsh, W. (2005). Radiofrequency Energy effects on the Mechanical Properties of Tendon and Capsule. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 21(12), 1479-1485. [More Information]

2004

  • McMahon, K., Nightingale, E., Pocock, N. (2004). Discordance in DXA Male Reference Ranges. Journal of Clinical Densitometry: Assessment of Skeletal Health, 7(2), 121-126.

2003

  • Nightingale, E., Allen, C., Sonnabend, D., Goldberg, J., Walsh, W. (2003). Mechanical Properties of the rotator cuff: response to cyclic loading at varying abduction angles. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy, 11(6), 389-392.

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