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Dominic Thewlis

  • Dr
  • Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics
  • University of South Australia
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Research interests

Orthopaedic biomechanics


Dr Thewlis is a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics and early career researcher at the University of South Australia. He is also an Affiliate Lecturer at the University of Adelaide (Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma). He completed his PhD in Biomechanics and research fellowship at the University of Central Lancashire, UK (2009). He relocated to the University of South Australia (2009) and has an independent research laboratory and group. He is the current Secretary of the Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (2012–2015). His research group uses biomechanical modelling methods to explore orthopaedic disorders and surgery.

Co-authors (112)

  • Rami Al-Dirini
  • Maddie Kavanagh

Publications (5)

  • Reducing Surgical Site Infections After Tibial Plateau Fractures: Benefits of an Angiosome-sparing Approach, A Comparison Case Series

    • Jones C
    • Kantar K
    • Toit H
    • et al.
  • A method to investigate the effect of shoe-hole size on surface marker movement when describing in-shoe joint kinematics using a multi-segment foot model.

    • Bishop C
    • Arnold J
    • Fraysse F
    • et al.
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  • Impaction bone grafting has potential as an adjunct to the surgical stabilisation of osteoporotic tibial plateau fractures: Early results of a case series

    • van de Pol G
    • Iselin L
    • Callary S
    • et al.
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  • The Effect of Footwear on Running Performance and Running Economy in Distance Runners

    • Fuller J
    • Bellenger C
    • Thewlis D
    • et al.
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  • Surgical Approaches to Total Hip Arthroplasty

    • Kelmanovich D
    • Parks M
    • Sinha R
    • et al.

Professional experience

Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics

University of South Australia

March 2009 - Present



University of Central Lancashire

September 2004 - November 2009(5 years)