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Dr

Aidan Cashin


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NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow
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Dr Aidan Cashin (PhD, BExPhys) is a NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and an associate lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of New South Wales. A member of the Centre for Pain IMPACT, his PhD focused on improving the evidence-based management of low back pain. Aidan was awarded the 2022 Ronald Dubner Research Prize by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) for the best doctoral thesis in the field of pain. Prior to commencing research, Aidan pursued a successful clinical career as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, practicing primarily in the field of chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Aidan’s current research deals with investigating the mechanisms of healthcare interventions for optimization and translation into clinical practice and health policy. Most of Aidan’s work is applied to the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions, and he also conducts methodological work that aims to improve research transparency and openness. Follow Aidan’s work on Google Scholar and ORCID.


Publications

2023, 31 Dec

The Efficacy of Graded Motor Imagery and Its Components on Phantom Limb Pain and Disability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1080/24740527.2023.2188899

2023 Sep

Development of the TrAnsparent ReportinG of observational studies Emulating a Target trial (TARGET) guideline

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-074626

2023 Sep

The smallest worthwhile effect on pain intensity of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and exercise therapy for acute and chronic low back pain: a benefit-harm trade-off study

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2023.08.006

2023, 22 Aug

Are Exercise Interventions in Clinical Trials for Chronic Low Back Pain Dosed Appropriately to Meet the World Health Organization’s Physical Activity Guidelines?

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzad114

2023 Aug

Sharing study materials in health and medical research

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2022-111987

2023, 19 Jul

Understanding how health interventions or exposures produce their effects using mediation analysis

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2022-071757

2023 Jul

Pain catastrophising and kinesiophobia mediate pain and physical function improvements with Pilates exercise in chronic low back pain: a mediation analysis of a randomised controlled trial

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2023.05.008

2023 Jun

Development of a booster intervention for graded sensorimotor retraining (RESOLVE) in people with persistent low back pain: A nested, randomised, feasibility trial

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1715

2023 Jun

What does high value care for musculoskeletal conditions mean and how do you apply it in practice? A consensus statement from a research network of physiotherapists in New South Wales, Australia

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-071489

2023 May

Mechanisms of vocational interventions for return to work from musculoskeletal conditions: a mediation analysis of the MI-NAV trial

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2022-108716