Joanne Kemp is a Research Fellow at Latrobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre, and is a titled APA Sports Physiotherapist of 20+ years’ experience. She is also an adjunct Research Fellow at the Australian Collaboration for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Faculty of Health, Federation University Australia. She completed her PhD at University of Queensland in early 2014. Her thesis was titled ‘Factors associated with outcomes following hip arthroscopy’.
Joanne has presented extensively on the management of hip pain and hip pathology in Australia and internationally. Her research is focused on hip pathology including early onset hip OA in younger adults, and its impact on activity, function and quality of life. She is also focussed on the long-term consequence of sports injury on joint health. She has a particular focus on surgical and non-surgical interventions that can slow the progression and reduce the symptoms associated with hip pathology and hip OA.