Nirav Maniar


Contact categoryResearcher
Job titleLecturer
Research instituteSchool of Behavioural and Health Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences

Research outputs

Screening hamstring injury risk factors multiple times in a season does not improve the identification of future injury risk
Opar, David A., Ruddy, Joshua D., Williams, Morgan D., Maniar, Nirav, Hickey, Jack T., Bourne, Matthew N., Pizzari, Tania and Timmins, Ryan G.. (2021). Screening hamstring injury risk factors multiple times in a season does not improve the identification of future injury risk. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 54(2), pp. 321-329. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002782

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The acute effects of prolonged uninterrupted sitting on vascular function : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Taylor, Frances C., Pinto, Ana J., Maniar, Nirav, Dunstan, David W. and Green, Daniel J.. (2022). The acute effects of prolonged uninterrupted sitting on vascular function : A systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 54(1), pp. 67-76. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002763

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Prediction of hamstring injuries in Australian Football using biceps femoris architectural risk factors derived from soccer
Lee Dow, Connor, Timmins, Ryan G., Ruddy, Joshua D., Williams, Morgan D., Maniar, Nirav, Hickey, Jack T., Bourne, Matthew N. and Opar, David A.. (2021). Prediction of hamstring injuries in Australian Football using biceps femoris architectural risk factors derived from soccer. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 49(13), pp. 3687-3695. https://doi.org/10.1177/03635465211041686

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Muscle activity and activation in previously strain-injured lower limbs : A systematic review
Presland, J. D., Timmins, R. G., Maniar, N., Tofari, P. J., Kidgell, D. J., Shield, A. J., Dickson, J. and Opar, D.. (2021). Muscle activity and activation in previously strain-injured lower limbs : A systematic review. Sports Medicine. 51(11), pp. 2311-2327. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-021-01487-w

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Sprinting, strength, and architectural adaptations following hamstring training in Australian Footballers
Timmins, Ryan G., Filopoulos, Dean, Nguyen, Victor, Giannakis, Jake, Ruddy, Joshua D., Hickey, Jack T., Maniar, Nirav and Opar, David A.. (2021). Sprinting, strength, and architectural adaptations following hamstring training in Australian Footballers. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 31(6), pp. 1276-1289. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13941

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Does site matter? Impact of inertial measurement unit placement on the validity and reliability of stride variables during running : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Horsley, Benjamin J., Tofari, Paul J., Halson, Shona L., Kemp, Justin G., Dickson, Jessica, Maniar, Nirav and Cormack, Stuart J.. (2021). Does site matter? Impact of inertial measurement unit placement on the validity and reliability of stride variables during running : A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine. 51(7), pp. 1449-1489. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-021-01443-8

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Lower limb muscle size after anterior cruciate ligament injury : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Dutaillis, Benjamin, Maniar, Nirav, Opar, David A., Hickey, Jack T. and Timmins, Ryan G.. (2021). Lower limb muscle size after anterior cruciate ligament injury : A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine. 51(6), pp. 1209-1226. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01419-0

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Acute effects of interrupting prolonged sitting on vascular function in type 2 diabetes
Dunstan, D., Homer, A., Wheeler, M. and Maniar, N.. (2021). Acute effects of interrupting prolonged sitting on vascular function in type 2 diabetes. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 320(1), pp. H393-H403. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00422.2020

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Trunk, pelvis and lower limb coordination between anticipated and unanticipated sidestep cutting in females
Dutaillis, Benjamin, Opar, David A., Pataky, Todd, Timmins, Ryan G., Hickey, Jack T. and Maniar, Nirav. (2021). Trunk, pelvis and lower limb coordination between anticipated and unanticipated sidestep cutting in females. Gait & Posture. 85, pp. 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.12.011

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Interrupting prolonged sitting and endothelial function in polycystic ovary syndrome
Taylor, Frances C., Dunstan, David W., Fletcher, Elly, Townsend, Melanie K., Larsen, Robyn N., Rickards, K. Y. M., Maniar, Nirav, Buman, Matthew, Dempsey, Paddy C., Joham, Anju E., Cohen, Neale, Owen, Neville, Moran, Lisa J. and Green, Daniel J.. (2021). Interrupting prolonged sitting and endothelial function in polycystic ovary syndrome. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 53(3), pp. 479-486. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002513

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Muscle contributions to tibiofemoral shear forces and valgus and rotational joint moments during single leg drop landing
Maniar, Nirav, Schache, Anthony G., Pizzolato, Claudio and Opar, David A.. (2020). Muscle contributions to tibiofemoral shear forces and valgus and rotational joint moments during single leg drop landing. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 30(9), pp. 1664-1674. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13711

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Pain-free versus pain-threshold rehabilitation following acute hamstring strain injury : A randomized controlled trial
Hickey, Jack T., Timmins, Ryan G., Maniar, Nirav, Rio, Ebonie, Hickey, Peter F., Pitcher, Christian A., Williams, Morgan D. and Opar, David A.. (2020). Pain-free versus pain-threshold rehabilitation following acute hamstring strain injury : A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 50(2), pp. 91-103. https://doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2020.8895

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Muscle contributions to medial and lateral tibiofemoral compressive loads during sidestep cutting
Maniar, Nirav, Bryant, Adam L., Sritharan, Prasanna, Schache, Anthony G. and Opar, David A.. (2020). Muscle contributions to medial and lateral tibiofemoral compressive loads during sidestep cutting. Journal of Biomechanics. 101, p. 109641. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109641

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Hamstrings biomechanics related to running
Maniar, Nirav, Schache, Anthony, Heiderscheit, Bryan and Opar, David. (2020). Hamstrings biomechanics related to running. In In Thorborg, Kristian, Opar, David and Shield, Anthony (Ed.). Prevention and rehabilitation of hamstring injuries pp. 65-81 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-31638-9_3

Book chapter

Session availability as a result of prior injury impacts the risk of subsequent non-contact lower limb injury in elite male australian footballers
Ruddy, Joshua D., Pietsch, Samuel, Maniar, Nirav, Cormack, Stuart J., Timmins, Ryan G., Williams, Morgan D., Carey, David L. and Opar, David A.. (2019). Session availability as a result of prior injury impacts the risk of subsequent non-contact lower limb injury in elite male australian footballers. Frontiers in Physiology. 10, p. 737. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.00737

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Lower-limb muscle function during sidestep cutting
Maniar, Nirav, Schache, Anthony G., Cole, Michael H. and Opar, David. (2019). Lower-limb muscle function during sidestep cutting. Journal of Biomechanics. 82, pp. 186 - 192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.10.021

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Systematically searching and reviewing the literature
Maniar, Nirav, Duncan, Kathryn and Opar, David. (2019). Systematically searching and reviewing the literature. In In Bird, Stephen R. (Ed.). Research methods in physical activity and health pp. 28-44 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315158501-5

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Non-knee-spanning muscles contribute to tibiofemoral shear as well as valgus and rotational joint reaction moments during unanticipated sidestep cutting
Maniar, Nirav, Schache, Anthony, Sritharan, Prasanna and Opar, David. (2018). Non-knee-spanning muscles contribute to tibiofemoral shear as well as valgus and rotational joint reaction moments during unanticipated sidestep cutting. Scientific Reports. 8(1), pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-19098-9

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A novel apparatus to measure knee flexor strength during various hamstring exercises: A reliability and retrospective injury study
Hickey, Jack T., Hickey, Peter F., Maniar, Nirav, Timmins, Ryan G., Williams, Morgan D., Pitcher, Christian A. and Opar, David A.. (2018). A novel apparatus to measure knee flexor strength during various hamstring exercises: A reliability and retrospective injury study. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 48(2), pp. 72 - 80. https://doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.7634

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Non-knee-spanning muscles contribute to tibiofemoral shear as well as valgus and rotational joint reaction moments during unanticipated sidestep cutting
Maniar, Nirav, Schache, Anthony G., Sritharan, Prasanna and Opar, David. (2018). Non-knee-spanning muscles contribute to tibiofemoral shear as well as valgus and rotational joint reaction moments during unanticipated sidestep cutting. Scientific Reports. 8(2501), pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-19098-9

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Muscle force contributions to knee joint loading
Maniar, Nirav. (2017). Muscle force contributions to knee joint loading [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.26199/5cb7ada848286

Thesis

Effect of prior injury on changes to biceps femoris architecture across an Australian football league season
Timmins, Ryan, Bourne, Matthew N., Hickey, Jack, Maniar, Nirav, Tofari, Paul, Williams, Morgan and Opar, David. (2017). Effect of prior injury on changes to biceps femoris architecture across an Australian football league season. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 49(10), pp. 2102 - 2109. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001333

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Criteria for progressing rehabilitation and determining return to play clearance following hamstring strain injury: A systematic review
Hickey, Jack, Timmins, Ryan G., Maniar, Nirav, Williams, Morgan and Opar, David. (2017). Criteria for progressing rehabilitation and determining return to play clearance following hamstring strain injury: A systematic review. Sports Medicine. 47(7). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0667-x

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Predictive modeling of hamstring strain injuries in elite Australian footballers
Ruddy, Joshua, Shield, Anthony J., Maniar, Nirav, Williams, Morgan D., Duhig, Steven J., Timmins, Ryan, Hickey, Jack, Bourne, Matthew N. and Opar, David. (2017). Predictive modeling of hamstring strain injuries in elite Australian footballers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 50(5), pp. 1 - 30. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001527

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Hamstring strength and flexibility after hamstring strain injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Maniar, Nirav, Shielf, Anthony J., Williams, Morgan D., Timmins, Ryan G. and Opar, David A.. (2016). Hamstring strength and flexibility after hamstring strain injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 50(15), pp. 909-920. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2015-095311

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Architectural changes of the biceps femoris long head after concentric or eccentric training
Timmins, Ryan G., Ruddy, Joshua D., Presland, Joel, Maniar, Nirav and Williams, Morgan. (2016). Architectural changes of the biceps femoris long head after concentric or eccentric training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48(3). https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000795

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The effect of using different regions of interest on local and mean skin temperature
Maniar, Nirav, Bach, Aaron, Stewart, Ian and Costello, Joseph. (2015). The effect of using different regions of interest on local and mean skin temperature. Journal of Thermal Biology. 49-50, pp. 33 - 38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2015.01.008

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