2017 Podium Presentation First Prize – Ms Philippa Nicolson
Pippa is currently a Research Fellow with the Arthritis UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis at the University of Oxford. She is also finishing her PhD with the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Her PhD research examines a number of aspects of adherence to exercise, specifically among people with knee osteoarthritis. Studies include identifying common trajectories of exercise adherence, a systematic review of interventions to improve exercise adherence and examining the validity and reliability of self-reported exercise adherence measures using novel concealed accelerometers.
Pippa is a physiotherapy graduate of the University of Otago, and has worked in orthopaedic inpatients, outpatients and private practice, in New Zealand, the UK and Australia.