Dr Ian Cathers

Honorary Senior Lecturer
Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences

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Selected grants

2006

  • Do students with well-aligned perceptions of question difficulty perform better?; Lingard J, Cathers I, Batmanian L, Vella G; Internal Research Grant Allocations/Cumberland.

2003

  • Servomotor and controller system; O'Dwyer N, Cathers I, Refshauge K, Maher C, Kilbreath S, Smith R, Herbert R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2001

  • Human muscle stretch reflexes: the effects of stimulus properties, muscle state and subject intention; O'Dwyer N, Cathers I, Neilson P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Chow, C. (2013). An Arabic version of the effort-reward imbalance questionnaire: Translation and validation study. Psychological Reports, 113(4), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Chow, C. (2013). Associations among work-related stress, cortisol, inflammation, and metabolic syndrome. Psychophysiology, 50(9), 821-830. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2013). Does supraspinatus initiate shoulder abduction? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(2), 425-429. [More Information]
  • Tardo, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2013). Rotator Cuff Muscles Perform Different Functional Roles During Shoulder External Rotation Exercises. Clinical Anatomy, 26(2), 236-243. [More Information]
  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Mansour, A., Chow, C. (2012). An Arabic version of the perceived stress scale: Translation and validation study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49(13), 84-89. [More Information]
  • Tawadros, P., Cordato, D., Cathers, I., Burne, J. (2012). An Electromyographic Study of Parkinsonian Swallowing and Its Response to Levodopa. Movement Disorders, 27(14), 1811-1815. [More Information]
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Heritier, S. (2012). Systematic nonlinear relations between joint mechanics and the neural reflex response with changes in stretch amplitude at the wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 2755-2762. [More Information]
  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Mansour, A., Chow, C. (2012). The association between work stress and inflammatory biomarkers in Jordanian male workers. Psychophysiology, 49(2), 172-177. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Boettcher, C., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). A Comprehensive Analysis of Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Shoulder Flexion: An Electromyographic Study. Clinical Anatomy, 24(5), 619-626. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Direction-specific recruitment of rotator cuff muscles during bench press and row. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 21(6), 1041-1049. [More Information]
  • Yiasemides, R., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Does Passive Mobilization of Shoulder Region Joints Provide Additional Benefit Over Advice and Exercise Alone for People Who Have Shoulder Pain and Minimal Movement Restriction? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Physical Therapy, 91(2), 178-189. [More Information]
  • Ginn, K., Halaki, M., Cathers, I. (2011). Revision of the Shoulder Normalization Tests Is Required to Include Rhomboid Major and Teres major. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 29(12), 1846-1849. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2011). The rotator cuff muscles have a direction specific recruitment pattern during shoulder flexion and extension exercises. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14(5), 376-382. [More Information]
  • Boettcher, C., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2010). The role of shoulder muscles is task specific. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 651-656. [More Information]
  • Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Vella, G., Cathers, I., Gonzalez Uglade, C. (2009). Do students with well-aligned perceptions of question difficulty perform better? Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 34(6), 603-619.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2009). The 'empty can' and 'full can' tests do not selectively activate supraspinatus. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12(4), 435-439. [More Information]
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2009). Which is the Optimal Exercise to Strengthen Supraspinatus? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(11), 1979-1983. [More Information]
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2008). Standard maximum isometric voluntary contraction tests for normalizing shoulder muscle EMG. Journal of Orthopaedic Research: a journal for musculoskeletal investigation, 26(12), 1591-1597. [More Information]
  • Ludvig, D., Cathers, I., Kearney, R. (2007). Voluntary modulation of human stretch reflexes. Experimental Brain Research, 183(2), 201-213. [More Information]
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2006). Entrainment to extinction of physiological tremor by spindle afferent input. Experimental Brain Research, 171(2), 194-203. [More Information]
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2006). Systematic nonlinear relations between displacement amplitude and joint mechanics at the human wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(12), 2171-2182. [More Information]
  • Cathers, I., Day, B., Fitzpatrick, R. (2005). Otolith and canal reflexes in human standing. The Journal of Physiology, 563(1), 229-234.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2004). Variation Of Magnitude And Timing Of Wrist Flexor Stretch Reflex Across The Full Range Of Voluntary Activation. Experimental Brain Research, 157(3), 324-335.

Conferences

  • Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Vella, G., Cathers, I., Gonzalez Uglade, C., Mahony, M. (2007). Is a better understanding of assessment criteria processes related to improved exam results? EdHealth Conference 2007, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Cathers, I., Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Vella, G. (2006). Do students and staff have the same perception of an exam question's difficulty? Australian Institute of Physics 17th National Congress 2006, Brisbane: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Cathers, I., Mahony, M., Vella, G. (2006). Do we know what skills our students think are being tested in exams? 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ginn, K., Boettcher, C., Cathers, I. (2006). Dynamic antero-posterior stability at the shoulder - what is the role of the rotator cuff muscles? 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, Melbourne: La Trobe University.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). How specifically do the "empty can" and "full can" tests activate supraspinatus? 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, Melbourne: La Trobe University.
  • Yiasemides, R., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). Improving treatment effectiveness of shoulder disorders in the ageing community. 3rd International Conference on Healthy Ageing and Longevity, Melbourne: International Research Centre for Healthy Ageing and Longevity.
  • Downes, A., Cathers, I., Ginn, K., Sonnabend, D. (2006). Muscle activity patterns in patients with rotator cuff tear and matched controls during functional shoulder movement - an electromyographic study. University of Sydney Health Faculties 5th Research Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). Shoulder muscle activity during maximal contractions. 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, Melbourne: La Trobe University.
  • Stanislaus, V., Burne, J., Cathers, I. (2006). The tonic stretch reflex (TSR) from first dorsal interrosseous (FDI) using broadband perturbations and a range of background contraction levels. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). Which isometric contractions generate maximum activity in shoulder muscles? University of Sydney Health Faculties 5th Research Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Rajagopalan, A., Burne, J., Cathers, I. (2005). A comparison of the reflex responses to electrical stimulation of cutaneous and tendon afferents. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Cathers, I., Ludvig, D., Kearney, R. (2005). Voluntary control of human ankle stretch reflexes. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2004). Does the stretch reflex account for changes in wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude? Australian Neuroscience Society 24th Annual Meeting, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content and bandwidth of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Al-Halaki, M. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content and bandwitth of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Ludvig, D., Baker, M., Cathers, I., Kearney, R. (2003). Task-dependence of ankle stretch reflex. 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The contribution of the stretch reflex to wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude. The Society for Neuroscience 33rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: The Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The effects of the frequency content of the stretch signal on the stretch reflex. School of Biomedical Sciences Research Student Conference, Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Sharma, M., Millar, R., Wilson, K., Moroney, C., Newbury, R., Logan,, P., Cathers, I., Vella, G. (2003). The Workshop Tutorial Project. Improving Learning Outcomes through Flexible Science Teaching: Symposium, 2003, Sydney: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.
  • Prasartwuth, O., Balnave, R., Cathers, I., Gwinn, T. (2002). Comparison motor unit activation between concentric and eccentric muscle contractions in biceps brechii after fatiguing exercise. From Cell to Society 3, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Prasartwuth, O., Balnave, R., Cathers, I., Gwinn, T. (2002). Comparison of motor unit activation between concentric and eccentric muscle contractions after fatiguing exercise. Proceedings of the fourth Australiasian Biomechanics Conference, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Does the stretch reflex contribute to compensation for muscle fatigue? Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Brassil, B., Neilson, P. (2002). Does the stretch reflex include adaptive prediction? Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2002). Entrainment of physiolocial EMG tremor by the stretch reflex. Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The effects of muscle fatigue on the stretch reflex gain. Australian Neuroscience Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Sydney: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The muscle stretch reflex and fatigue. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Wrist reflex and mechanical responses during muscle fatigue. Fourth Australasian Biomechanics Conference. British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Bissett, B., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). Effects of predictability of muscle stretch on the stretch reflex response. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2001). Stretch Reflex Saturation and Entrainment of Physiological Tremor. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Sharma, M., Wilson, K., Millar, R., Cathers, I., Vella, G., Moroney, C., Logan,, P., Newbury, R., Emeleus,, G. (2001). Sustaining teaching development through research: the lead up to a National Teaching Development Grant. Research & Development into University Science Teaching and Learning Workshop, : Ads & Adea.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Bissett, B., Neilson, P. (2001). The effect of predictability of stretch on the stretch reflex response. Movement and Sensation - International Symposium, : Ads & Adea.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. IUPS Satellite Conference on Movement and Sensation, Cairns.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. Movement and Sensation - International Symposium, : Ads & Adea.
  • Sharma, M., Wilson, K., Millar, R., Cathers, I., Vella, G., Moroney, C., Logan,, P., Newbury, R., Emeleus,, G. (2001). Workshop Tutorials: A valuable learning environment. Scientific Skills: Fostering Development, : Ads & Adea.

2013

  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Chow, C. (2013). An Arabic version of the effort-reward imbalance questionnaire: Translation and validation study. Psychological Reports, 113(4), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Chow, C. (2013). Associations among work-related stress, cortisol, inflammation, and metabolic syndrome. Psychophysiology, 50(9), 821-830. [More Information]
  • Reed, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2013). Does supraspinatus initiate shoulder abduction? Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(2), 425-429. [More Information]
  • Tardo, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2013). Rotator Cuff Muscles Perform Different Functional Roles During Shoulder External Rotation Exercises. Clinical Anatomy, 26(2), 236-243. [More Information]

2012

  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Mansour, A., Chow, C. (2012). An Arabic version of the perceived stress scale: Translation and validation study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49(13), 84-89. [More Information]
  • Tawadros, P., Cordato, D., Cathers, I., Burne, J. (2012). An Electromyographic Study of Parkinsonian Swallowing and Its Response to Levodopa. Movement Disorders, 27(14), 1811-1815. [More Information]
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Heritier, S. (2012). Systematic nonlinear relations between joint mechanics and the neural reflex response with changes in stretch amplitude at the wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 2755-2762. [More Information]
  • Almadi, T., Cathers, I., Mansour, A., Chow, C. (2012). The association between work stress and inflammatory biomarkers in Jordanian male workers. Psychophysiology, 49(2), 172-177. [More Information]

2011

  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Boettcher, C., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). A Comprehensive Analysis of Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Shoulder Flexion: An Electromyographic Study. Clinical Anatomy, 24(5), 619-626. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Direction-specific recruitment of rotator cuff muscles during bench press and row. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 21(6), 1041-1049. [More Information]
  • Yiasemides, R., Halaki, M., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2011). Does Passive Mobilization of Shoulder Region Joints Provide Additional Benefit Over Advice and Exercise Alone for People Who Have Shoulder Pain and Minimal Movement Restriction? A Randomized Controlled Trial. Physical Therapy, 91(2), 178-189. [More Information]
  • Ginn, K., Halaki, M., Cathers, I. (2011). Revision of the Shoulder Normalization Tests Is Required to Include Rhomboid Major and Teres major. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 29(12), 1846-1849. [More Information]
  • Wattanaprakornkul, D., Cathers, I., Halaki, M., Ginn, K. (2011). The rotator cuff muscles have a direction specific recruitment pattern during shoulder flexion and extension exercises. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14(5), 376-382. [More Information]

2010

  • Boettcher, C., Cathers, I., Ginn, K. (2010). The role of shoulder muscles is task specific. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 651-656. [More Information]

2009

  • Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Vella, G., Cathers, I., Gonzalez Uglade, C. (2009). Do students with well-aligned perceptions of question difficulty perform better? Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 34(6), 603-619.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2009). The 'empty can' and 'full can' tests do not selectively activate supraspinatus. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12(4), 435-439. [More Information]
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2009). Which is the Optimal Exercise to Strengthen Supraspinatus? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(11), 1979-1983. [More Information]

2008

  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2008). Standard maximum isometric voluntary contraction tests for normalizing shoulder muscle EMG. Journal of Orthopaedic Research: a journal for musculoskeletal investigation, 26(12), 1591-1597. [More Information]

2007

  • Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Vella, G., Cathers, I., Gonzalez Uglade, C., Mahony, M. (2007). Is a better understanding of assessment criteria processes related to improved exam results? EdHealth Conference 2007, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Ludvig, D., Cathers, I., Kearney, R. (2007). Voluntary modulation of human stretch reflexes. Experimental Brain Research, 183(2), 201-213. [More Information]

2006

  • Cathers, I., Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Vella, G. (2006). Do students and staff have the same perception of an exam question's difficulty? Australian Institute of Physics 17th National Congress 2006, Brisbane: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Lingard, J., Batmanian, L., Cathers, I., Mahony, M., Vella, G. (2006). Do we know what skills our students think are being tested in exams? 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ginn, K., Boettcher, C., Cathers, I. (2006). Dynamic antero-posterior stability at the shoulder - what is the role of the rotator cuff muscles? 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, Melbourne: La Trobe University.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2006). Entrainment to extinction of physiological tremor by spindle afferent input. Experimental Brain Research, 171(2), 194-203. [More Information]
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). How specifically do the "empty can" and "full can" tests activate supraspinatus? 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, Melbourne: La Trobe University.
  • Yiasemides, R., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). Improving treatment effectiveness of shoulder disorders in the ageing community. 3rd International Conference on Healthy Ageing and Longevity, Melbourne: International Research Centre for Healthy Ageing and Longevity.
  • Downes, A., Cathers, I., Ginn, K., Sonnabend, D. (2006). Muscle activity patterns in patients with rotator cuff tear and matched controls during functional shoulder movement - an electromyographic study. University of Sydney Health Faculties 5th Research Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). Shoulder muscle activity during maximal contractions. 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, Melbourne: La Trobe University.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2006). Systematic nonlinear relations between displacement amplitude and joint mechanics at the human wrist. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(12), 2171-2182. [More Information]
  • Stanislaus, V., Burne, J., Cathers, I. (2006). The tonic stretch reflex (TSR) from first dorsal interrosseous (FDI) using broadband perturbations and a range of background contraction levels. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Boettcher, C., Ginn, K., Cathers, I. (2006). Which isometric contractions generate maximum activity in shoulder muscles? University of Sydney Health Faculties 5th Research Conference, Sydney: University of Sydney.

2005

  • Rajagopalan, A., Burne, J., Cathers, I. (2005). A comparison of the reflex responses to electrical stimulation of cutaneous and tendon afferents. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Cathers, I., Day, B., Fitzpatrick, R. (2005). Otolith and canal reflexes in human standing. The Journal of Physiology, 563(1), 229-234.
  • Cathers, I., Ludvig, D., Kearney, R. (2005). Voluntary control of human ankle stretch reflexes. Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience.

2004

  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2004). Does the stretch reflex account for changes in wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude? Australian Neuroscience Society 24th Annual Meeting, Kent Town, SA: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2004). Variation Of Magnitude And Timing Of Wrist Flexor Stretch Reflex Across The Full Range Of Voluntary Activation. Experimental Brain Research, 157(3), 324-335.

2003

  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content and bandwidth of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Al-Halaki, M. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content and bandwitth of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). Adaptation of the stretch reflex to the frequency content of the stretch signal. Australian Neuroscience Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
  • Ludvig, D., Baker, M., Cathers, I., Kearney, R. (2003). Task-dependence of ankle stretch reflex. 25th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The contribution of the stretch reflex to wrist joint mechanics with changes in stretch amplitude. The Society for Neuroscience 33rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: The Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2003). The effects of the frequency content of the stretch signal on the stretch reflex. School of Biomedical Sciences Research Student Conference, Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Sharma, M., Millar, R., Wilson, K., Moroney, C., Newbury, R., Logan,, P., Cathers, I., Vella, G. (2003). The Workshop Tutorial Project. Improving Learning Outcomes through Flexible Science Teaching: Symposium, 2003, Sydney: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.

2002

  • Prasartwuth, O., Balnave, R., Cathers, I., Gwinn, T. (2002). Comparison motor unit activation between concentric and eccentric muscle contractions in biceps brechii after fatiguing exercise. From Cell to Society 3, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Prasartwuth, O., Balnave, R., Cathers, I., Gwinn, T. (2002). Comparison of motor unit activation between concentric and eccentric muscle contractions after fatiguing exercise. Proceedings of the fourth Australiasian Biomechanics Conference, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Does the stretch reflex contribute to compensation for muscle fatigue? Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Brassil, B., Neilson, P. (2002). Does the stretch reflex include adaptive prediction? Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2002). Entrainment of physiolocial EMG tremor by the stretch reflex. Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The effects of muscle fatigue on the stretch reflex gain. Australian Neuroscience Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Sydney: Australian Neuroscience Society.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). The muscle stretch reflex and fatigue. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2002). Wrist reflex and mechanical responses during muscle fatigue. Fourth Australasian Biomechanics Conference. British Medical Journal Publishing Group.

2001

  • Bissett, B., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). Effects of predictability of muscle stretch on the stretch reflex response. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Cathers, I., O'Dwyer, N., Neilson, P. (2001). Stretch Reflex Saturation and Entrainment of Physiological Tremor. 21st Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, : Ads & Adea.
  • Sharma, M., Wilson, K., Millar, R., Cathers, I., Vella, G., Moroney, C., Logan,, P., Newbury, R., Emeleus,, G. (2001). Sustaining teaching development through research: the lead up to a National Teaching Development Grant. Research & Development into University Science Teaching and Learning Workshop, : Ads & Adea.
  • O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I., Bissett, B., Neilson, P. (2001). The effect of predictability of stretch on the stretch reflex response. Movement and Sensation - International Symposium, : Ads & Adea.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. IUPS Satellite Conference on Movement and Sensation, Cairns.
  • Halaki, M., O'Dwyer, N., Cathers, I. (2001). The effects of fatigue on the stretch reflex. Movement and Sensation - International Symposium, : Ads & Adea.
  • Sharma, M., Wilson, K., Millar, R., Cathers, I., Vella, G., Moroney, C., Logan,, P., Newbury, R., Emeleus,, G. (2001). Workshop Tutorials: A valuable learning environment. Scientific Skills: Fostering Development, : Ads & Adea.

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