Dr Carol. A. Flavell, PhD, MSc (Biomechanics), G Dip Phty, is a senior lecturer in physiotherapy, in the College of Healthcare Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine.

Carol received membership to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in 1985, from Wolverhampton School of Physiotherapy, UK, a MSc from the University of the Sunshine Coast  in 2010, and a PhD from James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, funded by a Research Training Program Scholarship in 2018.

She practiced as a physiotherapist between 1985 and 2010 in private and public health settings in UK, New Zealand and Australia. She was a subject coordinator for anatomy (systemic and functional), and a tutor in sports biomechanics, at the University of the Sunshine Coast, prior to becoming a full-time teaching and research academic at James Cook University in 2011.

Carol has been is a lecturer in musculoskeletal physiotherapy at James Cook University since 2011. Her research interests include new technologies for physiotherapy practice, muscle measurement with real time ultrasound, physiotherapy in chronic disease, particularly HIV/Aids and chronic low back pain. She also has research experience in biomechanical analysis of movement dysfunction and validity and reliability of physiotherapy measurement tools. She reviews for several scientific journals and was a member of The James Cook University, Gender Equity Self-Assessment Team Working Group.

Currently she is a member of:

The Canada-International HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CIHRRC)

Sports Medicine Australia   

The Australia & New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network (ANZMUSC), Osteoarthritis special interest group

  • MO1013: Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Subacute Conditions (Level 1; TSV)
  • PS2003: Physiotherapy 2 (Level 2; TSV)
  • PS4004: Advanced Topics in Physiotherapy (Level 4; TSV)
  • RH5200: Rehabilitation Research and Evidence Based Practice (Level 5; TSV)
  • RH5203: Research 1: A Literature Review - Part 1 of 2 (Level 5; TSV)
  • RH5204: Research 2: A Research Project - Part 2 of 2 (Level 5; TSV)
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  • 2017 - Higher Degree by Research Competitive Scholarship

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 18+ research outputs authored by Dr Carol Flavell from 2010 onwards.


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  • The Perception of Damaged Structure in Lower Back Pain as a Primary Contributor to Maladaptive Responding and Chronic (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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