Information related to research interest "Cerebral Palsy"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nat Sch Exercise Science

  • Dr Christian Pitcher

    Christian Pitcher (PhD, BSc [Hons], AEP) is a Lecturer in the School of Exercise Science at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. He is an early-career academic focused on the promotion and integration of human movement for restoring function and mitigating disability for individuals living with disease or injury. Christian graduated from The University of Western Australia with a PhD in paediatric rehabilitation for his work characterising skeletal muscle pathology in children with cerebral palsy. He is an accredited exercise physiologist with extensive experience across various clinical and sport rehabilitation settings. As a teacher, researcher, and clinical supervisor, Christian encourages students to challenge the conventional wisdom as they strive to better the livelihood of those around them.

    Phone : 3185 (Melbourne) Email : christian.pitcher@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Professor Christine Imms

    Professor of Occupational Therapy; National Head of School of Allied Health; Director, Centre for Disability and Development Research (CeDDR): www.acu.edu.au/ceddr

    Phone : 0399533404 (Melbourne) Email : Christine.Imms@acu.edu.au

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  • Dr Brooke Adair

    Brooke graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2003 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. After several years of working in the public hospital system she focused her practice to paediatrics and childhood disability. In 2013 Brooke completed her PhD which investigated mobility and gait characteristics in children with hereditary spastic paraplegia. Brooke's current research interests include studies to better understand and enhance participation in children with disabilities as well as maintaining an interest in gait and mobility.

    Phone : +61 3 9953 3780 (Melbourne) Email : Brooke.Adair@acu.edu.au

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