B.App.Sci. Phty., MSc., APA, FASMF, Sports Physio.
Area of Expertise
Sports Taping course
Maria Constantinou is an Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) titled Sport Physiotherapist and a Fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation (FASMF). Maria worked as a Sports Physiotherapist at a number of major sporting events including the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the Pan Pacific Masters Games in 2008 and 2010.
Maria has served on a number of committees of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and Sports Medicine Australia organizations. She is the current Sports Physiotherapy Australia representative to the International Federation of Sports Physiotherapy (IFSP). Maria is a Lecturer at the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Griffith University, Gold Coast campus. Her interests include musculoskeletal assessment and management of sporting injuries. Maria has presented at a number of international and Australian sports medicine and physiotherapy conferences, symposia and professional development events. One of Maria’s interests is the international advancement of the sports physiotherapy profession. Maria is also interested in life-long learning in the physiotherapy profession which includes the facilitation and convening of postgraduate studies and the use of reflection in clinical practice. Maria has a number of publications including the international book ‘Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions’ which she co-authored with Mark Brown in 2010. Maria’s research interests include the neuromechanics of hip joint osteoarthritis, which is the focus of her current PhD studies.
BPhty, MPhty(Sports), GradCertEd