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Himalaya Singh

Himalaya Singh

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Himalaya completed a PhD at Federation University Australia in 2018. His research explores the application of spatial methods in sports injury epidemiological studies. He has also completed a Masters of Information Technology from the University of Southern Queensland and a Masters of Geographic Information Technology from The University of Melbourne.


A geospatial analysis of sport/leisure injuries of Victoria, Australia
Spatial Epidemiological Investigation of Sport and Leisure Injuries in Victoria, Australia

Sport and leisure injuries are recognised as a public health issue in Australia. To keep Australia active there is a critical need to prevent injury occurrence.

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    Qualifications
    • 2013 - Masters of Geographic Information Technology, The University of Melbourne
    • 2009 - Masters of Information Technology, University of Southern Queensland
    • 2005 - Bachelor of Computer Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
    Awards
    • Best Rapid Oral (Student): Where do sport and leisure injury prevention efforts need to be targeted?13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, 2017.
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    RESEARCH OUTPUT

    Journal papers

    Singh, H., Fortington, L.V., & Finch, C. (2016). Application of spatial epidemiological approaches to injury research: A systematic review. Injury Prevention, 22(2), A113-A114. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.311

    Singh, H., Fortington, L.V., Thompson, H., Eime, R., & Finch, C. (2016). Geospatial analysis of sports and leisure injury hospitalisations in Victoria, Australia. Injury Prevention, 22(2), A347. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.975

    Singh, H., Fortington, L.V., Thompson, H., & Finch, C.F. (2016). An overview of geospatial methods used in unintentional injury epidemiology. Injury Epidemiology, 3(32), 1-12. doi: 10.1186/s40621-016-0097-0

    Singh, H., Fortington, L.V., Eime, R., Thompson, H., & Finch, C.F. (2015). Spatial epidemiology: A new approach for understanding and preventing sport injuries. Australasian Epidemiologist, 22(1), 32-34.

    Conference presentations

    Singh, H. (2017, November). Where do sport and leisure injury prevention efforts need to be targeted? Paper presented at the Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, Ballarat, Australia.

    Singh, H. (2016, September). Application of spatial epidemiological approaches to injury research: A systemic review. Paper presented at the Safety Conference, Tampere, Finland.

    Singh, H. (2016, September). Geographical variation of sports and leisure injury hospitalisation data of Victoria, Australia. Paper presented at the Safety Conference, Tampere, Finland.

    Singh, H. (2015, November). Applications of geospatial methods in injury and trauma data analysis: A systematic review. Paper presented at the Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, Sydney, Australia.

    Singh, H. (2015, June). Spatial epidemiology: A new approach for understanding and preventing sport injuries. Paper presented at the ACRISP Research Retreat and Conference, Hepburn Springs, Australia.

    Singh, H. (2014, November). Spatial epidemiology of sports and recreational injuries. Paper presented at the FedUni Research Conference, Ballarat, Australia.

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