Information related to research interest "Stroke"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nat Sch Exercise Science

  • Dr Liam Johnson

    Dr Johnson???s research is focused on establishing a safe and efficacious exercise-training model that will promote recovery, improve cardiovascular health and quality of life after stroke. His research in assessing how exercise capacity changes over time after stroke will inform the development of exercise training guidelines to accelerate recovery, enhance motor function and reduce the disability experienced post-stroke. Dr Johnson has expertise in exercise testing and prescription in clinical populations and balance testing, and is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Epworth HealthCare.

    Phone : +61399533037 (Melbourne) Email : liam.johnson@acu.edu.au

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  • Dr Angelica Thompson Butel

    I am an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and lecturer in the Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology with the School of Exercise Science at the Australian Catholic University. I also hold a honorary appointment at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney and I am a research affiliate with the Center of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery.

    I completed the Bachelor of Applied Science: Exercise and Sport Science at Sydney University in 2007 and a PhD at UNSW in 2014. My PhD was based at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), where I investigated assessment and rehabilitation techniques for stroke survivors. During my PhD I was awarded a number of competitive scholarships including a full PhD scholarship, a top up scholarship (NeuRA), a Special Domestic PhD scholarship (UNSW) and 3 travel bursaries (Stroke Society of Australasia x2 and UNSW x1).

    Since completing my PhD I have continued my research in Neurological rehabilitation and assessment with a special interest in rehabilitation for patients with stroke. I have been involved in a number of studies utilising virtual reality for education and rehabilitation in these populations.

    Phone : (02) 9701 4739 (Strathfield) Email : Angelica.ThompsonButel@acu.edu.au

  • Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

  • Professor Elizabeth McInnes

    Research methods: RCTs; surveys; quantiative and qualitative systematic reviews; qualitative.

    Topics: Implementation science; practice change; models of care; stroke; pressure injury

    Phone : (03) 9230 8171 (Melbourne) Email : Liz.McInnes@acu.edu.au

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  • Professor Sandy Middleton

    Evidence-based practice, Health Services research, Stroke, Models of Care. Method: cluster randomised controlled trials, randomised controlled trials, survey methods.

    Phone : (02) 8382 3790 (North Sydney) Email : Sandy.Middleton@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Dr Suzanne Kuys

    Dr Kuys is a highly experienced clinician and researcher having received several awards for her outstanding research and clinical achievements. Her research interests include rehabilitation following stroke, gait and balance rehabilitation, ageing, outcome measures and cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity in chronic disease populations.

    Phone : 6049 (Brisbane) Email : Suzanne.Kuys@acu.edu.au

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