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Zuzana Perraton

  • APA titled Sports, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

  • PhD candidate at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Zuzana has worked as a physiotherapist for over 20 years. She has worked with a number of professional sports teams including the North Melbourne AFL football club and the Australian Paralympic Ski team.

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Zuzana has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of South Australia 2002) and a Masters of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (University of South Australia 2006). Zuzana has over 20 years experience as a sports physiotherapist and working with people of all ages and levels of function in private practice. 


Zuzana is completing a PhD at La Trobe University, investigating changes in hip muscles in football players with hip and groin pain. She has published 25 peer reviewed journal articles on groin pain, orthopaedic surgery and exercise interventions, with over 800 citations and is a chapter author in the textbook Brukner and Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine which is widely used by sports doctors and physiotherapists.

Zuzana works with the G:LAD (Good Living with Arthritis Denmark) Australia program as a clinician, educator and researcher within the research team at La Trobe University. You can learn more about the program at

Zuzana's sporting interests are alpine skiing, tennis, triathlon and trail running.  

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