Currently seeking expressions of interest for:
Top End Adventures -June 2021
“New Frontiers in the Management of Osteoarthritis and Chronic Pain Conditions”
with Prof Kim Bennell
Darwin, Litchfield National Park, Kakadu National Park, Katherine & Nitmiluk National Park.
Start and finish your journey in Darwin- experience the tropical lifestyle of the NT capital
Explore Litchfield National Park
Visit Kakadu National Park including a cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong
Admire ancient rock art at Ubirr and Nourlangie
Visit Katherine Gorge and the Nitmiluk National Park
Learn about the people and traditions of the Dabalon culture
Seminar for registrants: 16 hours
Private tour on air-conditioned coach
Hotel and Lodge accommodation
About Prof Kim Bennell:
Prof Kim Bennell is a research physiotherapist and her current positions include Professor and Director of the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (CHESM), in Physiotherapy at the School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Translational Research in Musculoskeletal Pain.
Kim’s research has focused on the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis with a focus on non-drug treatments including exercise, cognitive behavioural therapy, acupuncture, footwear, manual therapy amongst others. She is also evaluating different models of delivering care for people with osteoarthritis including the use of digital technologies.
Kim has published over 360 peer-reviewed journal articles and has supervised 29 PhD students to completion.