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Himalaya Singh

Himalaya Singh

PhD Candidate

Faculty of Health

Call: 03 5327 9151
Email: himalaya.singh@federation.edu.au

Supervisors: Prof Caroline Finch, Assoc Prof Helen Thompson, Dr Lauren Fortington and Assoc Prof Rochelle Eime

Year commenced: 2013


A geospatial analysis of sport/leisure injuries of Victoria, Australia
A geospatial analysis of sport/leisure injuries of Victoria, Australia

There has been increasing recognition that sports and leisure pursuits can play a prominent role in improving the health-related quality of life. Having significant health, psychological and social benefits from participation, there is also a risk of injury. Continue reading...

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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. and Finch C.F. (2016). Application of spatial epidemiological approaches to injury research: A systematic review. Injury Prevention 22(Suppl. 2), A113-A114. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.311

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

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

    Singh H., Fortington L.V., Eime R., Thompson H. and 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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