Dr Najeebullah Soomro

Postgraduate Fellow, Exercise and Sport Science

C43A - Jeffrey Miller Admin Building Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61452199441

Biographical details

Najeebullah Soomro studied Medicine at Dow Medical College (DUHS) Pakistan and then completed a Masters in International Public Health at USYD. He also worked with Prof. Sadi Sanli Kurdak at Cukurova University and did a summer research scholarship at Australian National University. Currently on a fully funded scholarship from HEC Pakistan doing PhD in Exercise and Sports Sciences.

Research interests

Physcial activity, Healthy ageing, Osteoarthritis, Injury surveillance, Cricket Injury and Biomechanics

Teaching and supervision

Tutor for :

Exercise for Clinicians (Undergrad year 1)

Exercise, Health and Disease (Undergrad year 3)

Foundations of Public Health (Master's Coursework)

Global Disease Burden & Research Methods(Master's Coursework)

Current projects

Train Hi Eat low for knee Osteoarthritis (THELO STUDY)


Student member Sports Medicine Australia.

Member International Aids Society.

Awards and honours

Summer research scholarship on Muscle Research at ANU 2011-12

HEC Scholarship Masters leading to PhD at University of Sydney 2010

TUBITAK Doctoral research scholarship at Cukurova University Turkey 2010

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