Dr D Leibbrandt
BSc Physiotherapy 2011; MSc Physiotherapy 2015, PhD Physiotherapy 2018
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Dr Dominique Leibbrandt is a Lecturer in the Division of Physiotherapy. She is the fourth-year class coordinator and currently coordinates the Applied Physiotherapy 473 module. She completed her Master’s degree at SU in 2015 and PhD at SU in 2018. Her PhD thesis investigated the topic of risk factors for anterior knee pain and associated biomechanical mechanisms. She then worked as a Postdoctoral researcher in the Department from 2018-2020, assisting with a variety of projects within the faculty as well as research collaborations with other faculties in the University. Her research interests include neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy, orthopaedics, biomechanics, running injuries and chronic pain. She has a clinical interest in managing sports injuries, neuromusculoskeletal conditions and, in particular, running-related injuries.