Jane Rooney

Invited Speaker, Sports and Exercise

Dr, Swinburne University of Technology, VIC

    Jane Rooney, FACP is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist – sub specialty knee (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2009) and Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (1997).

    Jane has extensive experience in the Sports Medicine field, working with athletes of all abilities, from recreational to professional athletes.

    Jane is the Clinical Director of Prahran Sports Medicine Centre, a multi-disciplinary sports clinic in Melbourne, Australia where she works as a clinician, collaborating closely with many of Melbourne’s leading knee surgeons and sports physicians.

    She has a particular interest in ACL injury management programs, patella instability, patellofemoral pain, in addition to knee osteoarthritis management programs. Jane was awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship in 2016 to investigate management algorithms and contemporary conservative management programs for anterior cruciate ligament injury, travelling to Europe, Scandinavia and America.

    Jane is currently involved in several ACL research projects including shared decision making for ACL injury management and a bracing protocol for native ACL healing.

    Jane is an Associate Clinical Professor at Swinburne University, an Honorary Lecturer at Melbourne University, Guest Lecturer and post graduate mentor at La Trobe University, an examiner and facilitator for the Australian College of Physiotherapists and a regular presenter for many APA courses.