DR Kade Paterson

DR Kade Paterson


  • Lower limb biomechanics and injury (Allied health interventions, foot and lower limb structure and function, lower limb injury, osteoarthritis, footwear)



  • Dr Kade Paterson is a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Kade’s research expertise is in lower limb biomechanics during walking and running, and he has a special interest in the clinical and biomechanical effects of foot-based interventions for musculoskeletal conditions such as knee and foot osteoarthritis. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles in international journals, is a co-author of a biomechanics textbook and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. Kade is also a Certified Sports Podiatrist, the Victorian director and executive board member for the Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, is on the Victorian Council for Sports Medicine Australia, and is a Fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation.   


Member of

  • Osteoarthritis Research Society International. Member of Osteoarthritis Research Society International 2016 -
  • International Society of Biomechanics. Member 2014 -
  • Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Member 2009 -
  • Sports Medicine Australia. Member 2009 -
  • Australian Podiatry Association. Member 2000 -


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Education and training

  • PhD, Australian Catholic University 2010
  • BPod, La Trobe University 1999
  • BApp Sci (Hons), Australian Catholic University 1996

Awards and honors

  • Certified Sports Podiatrist, Australian Podiatry Association, 2017
  • Research Grant Award, Australasian Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, 2013


Available for supervision

  • Y