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Dr Clint Miller

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exer & Nutr Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

c.miller@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46605

Research interests

Dr Miller leads a research program of research designed to optimise the management of chronic low back pain. He is particulalry interested in optimising exercise prescription approaches and maximising placebo effects in clinical practice for the reduction in pain and disability in adults with non-specific low back pain. 

Affiliations

Exercise and Sports Science Member

Teaching interests

Unit Chair HSE707  Exercise Physiology for Musculoskeletal Injury and Disease


Senior clinician and manager of the Deakin Clinical Exercise Centre.


Supervision and mentoring of multiple Honours and HDR students.

Units taught

HSE707  Exercise Physiology for Musculoskeletal Injury and Disease

HSE 704 Exercise Physiology for Metabolic Disease

Publications

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2022

Attempting to Separate Placebo Effects from Exercise in Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

C Miller, P Owen, C Than, J Ball, K Sadler, A Piedimonte, F Benedetti, D Belavy

(2022), Vol. 52, pp. 789-816, Sports Medicine, New Zealand, C1

journal article

Brain structure, psychosocial, and physical health in acute and chronic back pain: a UK Biobank study

S Tagliaferri, B Fitzgibbon, P Owen, C Miller, S Bowe, D Belavy

(2022), Vol. 163, pp. 1277-1290, Pain, United States, C1

journal article

Relative contributions of the nervous system, spinal tissue and psychosocial health to non-specific low back pain: Multivariate meta-analysis

S Tagliaferri, S Ng, B Fitzgibbon, P Owen, C Miller, S Bowe, D Belavy

(2022), Vol. 26, pp. 578-599, European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom), England, C1

journal article

Classification Approaches for Treating Low Back Pain Have Small Effects That Are Not Clinically Meaningful: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis

S Tagliaferri, U Mitchell, T Saueressig, P Owen, C Miller, D Belavy

(2022), Vol. 52, pp. 67-84, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, United States, C1

journal article

Clinician education unlikely effective for guideline-adherent medication prescription in low back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs

D Belavy, S Tagliaferri, P Buntine, T Saueressig, K Sadler, C Ko, C Miller, P Owen

(2022), Vol. 43, pp. 1-15, eClinicalMedicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Exercise may impact on lumbar vertebrae marrow adipose tissue: Randomised controlled trial

D Belavy, C Miller, P Owen, T Rantalainen, D Connell, A Hahne, J Ford, G Trudel

(2022), Vol. 157, pp. 1-10, Bone, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Protection motivation theory screening tool for predicting chronic low back pain rehabilitation adherence: analysis of a randomised controlled trial

P Owen, L Main, C Miller, J Ford, A Hahne, D Belavy

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-7, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Reducing Low-Value Imaging for Low Back Pain: Systematic Review With Meta-analysis

Daniel Belavy, Scott Tagliaferri, Paul Buntine, Tobias Saueressig, Claire Samanna, Thomas McGuckian, Clint Miller, Patrick Owen

(2022), Vol. 52, pp. 175-191, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Alexandria, Va., C1

journal article
2021

Pain sensitivity is reduced by exercise training: Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis

Daniel Belavy, Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Matthew Clarkson, Evy Dhondt, Niamh Mundell, Clint Miller, Patrick Owen

(2021), Vol. 120, pp. 100-108, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Evidence for integrating exercise training into the multidisciplinary management of non-specific chronic low back pain

P Owen, C Miller, N Mundell, P Buntine, D Belavy

(2021), Vol. 50, pp. 144-146, Australian Journal of General Practice, Australia, C1

journal article

Network meta-analysis for comparative effectiveness of treatments for chronic low back pain disorders: Systematic review protocol

D Belavy, A Diwan, J Ford, C Miller, A Hahne, N Mundell, S Tagliaferri, S Bowe, H Pedder, T Saueressig, X Zhao, X Chen, A Balasundaram, N Arora, P Owen

(2021), Vol. 11, BMJ Open, England, C1

journal article
2020

Testing the deconditioning hypothesis of low back pain: A study in 1182 older women

Scott Tagliaferri, Gabriele Armbrecht, Clint Miller, Patrick Owen, Niamh Mundell, Dieter Felsenberg, Friederike Thomasius, Daniel Belavy

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 17-23, European journal of sport sciences, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Domains of chronic low back pain and assessing treatment effectiveness: a clinical perspective

S Tagliaferri, C Miller, P Owen, U Mitchell, H Brisby, B Fitzgibbon, H Masse-Alarie, J Van Oosterwijck, D Belavy

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 211-225, Pain practice, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Which specific modes of exercise training are most effective for treating low back pain? Network meta-analysis

P Owen, C Miller, N Mundell, S Verswijveren, S Tagliaferri, H Brisby, S Bowe, D Belavy

(2020), Vol. 54, pp. 1279-1287, British Journal of Sports Medicine, England, C1

journal article

Exercise for the intervertebral disc: a 6-month randomised controlled trial in chronic low back pain

P Owen, C Miller, T Rantalainen, K Simson, D Connell, A Hahne, G Trudel, J Ford, D Belavy

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 1887-1899, European spine journal, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Randomized trial of general strength and conditioning versus motor control and manual therapy for chronic low back pain on physical and self-report outcomes

S Tagliaferri, C Miller, J Ford, A Hahne, L Main, T Rantalainen, D Connell, K Simson, P Owen, D Belavy

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 1-16, Journal of Clinical Medicine, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Artificial intelligence to improve back pain outcomes and lessons learnt from clinical classification approaches: three systematic reviews

S Tagliaferri, M Angelova, X Zhao, P Owen, C Miller, T Wilkin, D Belavy

(2020), Vol. 3, npj Digital Medicine, England, C1

journal article

Fitness, strength and body composition during weight loss in women with clinically severe obesity: a randomised clinical trial

C Miller, S Fraser, S Selig, T Rice, M Grima, D Van Den Hoek, C Ika Sari, G Lambert, J Dixon

(2020), Vol. 13, pp. 307-321, Obesity facts, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Effects of Exercise Training on Fear-Avoidance in Pain and Pain-Free Populations: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

J Hanel, P Owen, S Held, S Tagliaferri, C Miller, L Donath, D Belavy

(2020), Vol. 50, pp. 2193-2207, Sports Medicine, New Zealand, C1

journal article
2019

General strength and conditioning versus motor control with manual therapy for improving depressive symptoms in chronic low back pain: A randomised feasibility trial

M Teychenne, K Lamb, L Main, C Miller, A Hahne, J Ford, S Rosenbaum, D Belavy

(2019), Vol. 14, PLoS ONE, United States, C1

journal article
2018

The perceived feasibility and acceptability of a conceptually challenging exercise training program in older adults

C Miller, M Teychenne, J Maple

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 451-461, Clinical Interventions in Aging, New Zealand, C1

journal article
2017

Optimising conservative management of chronic low back pain: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

K Simson, C Miller, J Ford, A Hahne, L Main, T Rantalainen, W Teo, M Teychenne, D Connell, G Trudel, G Zheng, G Thickbroom, D Belavy

(2017), Vol. 18, Trials, England, C1

journal article

Does exercise training augment improvements in quality of life induced by energy restriction for obese populations? A systematic review

D van den Hoek, C Miller, S Fraser, S Selig, J Dixon

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 2593-2605, Quality of Life Research, Netherlands, C1

journal article
2016

The functional and clinical outcomes of exercise training following a very low energy diet for severely obese women: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

C Miller, S Fraser, S Selig, T Rice, M Grima, N Straznicky, I Levinger, E Lambert, D van den Hoek, J Dixon

(2016), Vol. 17, Trials, England, C1

journal article
2013

The effects of exercise training in addition to energy restriction on functional capacities and body composition in obese adults during weight loss: a systematic review

C Miller, S Fraser, I Levinger, N Straznicky, J Dixon, J Reynolds, S Selig

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 1-13, Plos one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Effect of diet versus diet and exercise on weight loss and body composition in class II and III obesity: A systematic review

C Miller, S Fraser, N Straznicky, J Dixon, S Selig, I Levinger

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 1-6, Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, Los Angeles, Calif., C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Management of acute low back pain in hospital emergency departments: adherence to evidence-based guidelines

Dr Paul Buntine, A/Prof Daniel Belavy, Prof Nick Taylor, Dr Clint Miller, Dr Patrick Owen, Dr Harriet Koorts, A/Prof Steve Bowe, Dr Christopher Fong, Leanne Roddy, Prof Marj Moodie, Dr Victoria Brown

Eastern Health

  • 2020: $13,000

Industry and Other Funding

Systematic review for exercise in chronic low back pain

A/Prof Daniel Belavy, Dr Clint Miller

MOVE Muscle, Bone & Joint Health Research Grant

  • 2019: $2,900
  • 2017: $25,437

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2018

Daniel James Van Den Hoek

Thesis entitled: Exercise, energy restriction and psycho-social health for women with obesity

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences