Esther George

Research specialisation

Bone Stress Injury; Running; The Female Athlete

Thesis title

Guidelines for returning females to running following a tibial bone stress injury.


Dr Kelly Sheerin, Professor Duncan Reid


Esther has seven years of clinical musculoskeletal physiotherapy experience, working majority of this time in private practice. Esther has a particular interest in running related injuries. Esther completed her Honours Thesis in the final year of her Physiotherapy Degree. Esther is a current committee member of Sports Medicine New Zealand – Wellington Branch.

Research overview

Esther has a strong interest in investigating female-specific prevention, causation, and management of common musculoskeletal injuries, especially running related injuries.

Research Publications

  • George, E., Hale, L., & Angelo, J. (2017). Valuing the health of the support worker in the aged care sector. Ageing & Society37(5), 1006-1024.


Esther George
BPHTY (Hons), MPHIL candidate AUT SPRINZ (2021 - 2023)
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist – Hutt Physiotherapy Centre