Dr Mitchell Gibbs

Dr Mitchell Gibbs

PhD - 2021 Western Sydney University

MRes - 2017 Western Sydney University

BHlthSc(Sp&ExSc) - 2015 Western Sydney University

Medicine & Health
School of Health Sciences

Mitchell is a Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences, Discipline of Exercise Physiology. Mitchell's research aims at helping people with chronic pain by understanding how to best design biopsychosocial exercise interventions, and, how to disseminate these approaches into practice. 

Level 2, Wallace Wurth Building
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Ram A; Booth J; Thom JM; Gibbs MT; Jones MD, 2023, 'Are Improvements in Pain Neurophysiology Knowledge Following Pain Science Education Associated with Improved Outcomes in People with Chronic Pain?: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', Clinical Journal of Pain, 39, pp. 41 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000001086
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ram AK; Summers SJ; Booth J; Gibbs MT; Jones MD, 2023, 'Higher intensity exercise reduces disability more than lower intensity exercise in adults with chronic low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Musculoskeletal Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/msc.1734
    Journal articles | 2023
    2023, 'Reductions in movement-associated fear are dependent upon graded exposure in chronic low back pain: An exploratory analysis of a modified 3-item fear hierarchy', Musculoskeletal Care, 21, pp. 25 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/msc.1661
    Journal articles | 2022
    Marshall PW; Morrison NMV; Gibbs M; Schabrun SM, 2022, 'The effect of exercise engagement on low back disability at 12-months is mediated by pain and catastrophizing in a community sample of people with chronic low back pain', Behaviour Research and Therapy, 159, pp. 104205 - 104205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2022.104205
    Journal articles | 2022
    2022, 'Does a powerlifting inspired exercise programme better compliment pain education compared to bodyweight exercise for people with chronic low back pain? A multicentre, single-blind, randomised controlled trial', Clinical Rehabilitation, 36, pp. 1199 - 1213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02692155221095484
    Journal articles | 2022
    2022, 'Education Improves Decision-Making of Exercise Physiologists Regarding Low Back Pain', Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology, 11, pp. 12 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.31189/2165-6193-11.1.12
    Journal articles | 2021
    Gibbs MT; Morrison NMV; Marshall PWM, 2021, 'Biomedical Beliefs Explain the Clinical Decisions Made by Exercise-Based Practitioners for People With Chronic Low Back Pain', Spine, 46, pp. 114 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003698
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'The Moderating Effect of Treatment Engagement on Fear-avoidance Beliefs in People With Chronic Low Back Pain', The Clinical journal of pain, 37, pp. 872 - 880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000991
    Journal articles | 2018
    Gibbs MT; Marshall PWM, 2018, 'Buy-In for Back Pain: Does Individualization Matter?', Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology, 7, pp. 82 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.31189/2165-6193-7.4.82
  • Theses / Dissertations | 2021
    2021, Exercise-Based Biopsychosocial Management of Chronic Low Back Pain, http://hdl.handle.net/1959.7/uws:62942

My Teaching

Dr Mitchell Gibbs convenes HESC3501 Advanced Exercise Science and EXPT3152 Musculoskeletal Movement Rehabilitation. Dr Mitch is leading development for EXPT2169 Strength and Conditioning.