Information related to research method "Systematic Reviews"

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Supervisors with this research method

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Institute for Positive Psychology & Education

  • Prof Christopher Lonsdale

    My research examines the motivational underpinnings of behaviour in a variety of contexts, including education, healthcare, and physical activity. I seek to translate this knowledge into feasible and scalable interventions that have benefits for society.

    Phone : 4642 (North Sydney) Email : Chris.Lonsdale@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat Sch Exercise Science

  • Associate Professor Michael Baker

    I am an exercise physiologist whose research, clinical, and teaching career has focused on the integration of exercise, medicine and behaviour change as a means to improve quality of life, particularly among older adults and in clinical populations. I am interested in functional, cardiometabolic, and vascular outcomes in a variety of populations.

    Phone : +61 2 9701 4333 (Strathfield) Email : Michael.Baker@acu.edu.au

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  • 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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  • Nat Sch Physiotherapy

  • Dr Maria Constantinou

    Dr Maria Constantinou (PhD, MPhSt(Sports), BPhty, GradCertEd) is an Academic and an Australian registered physiotherapist with extensive clinical, teaching and research experience. She is the Secretary on the Executive Board of the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy and a National Sports Physiotherapy Australia committee member. Maria has extensive clinical experience, having worked as a Sports Physiotherapist at a number of major sporting events including the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games, the Vancouver Winter 2010 Olympic Games, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games and the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games. Maria was the Polyclinic and Team Physiotherapy Programs Coordinator for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Her interests comprise the prevention and management of sports injuries, sports and therapeutic taping, reflective practice in health education and gait and function in hip osteoarthritis, which was the focus of her PhD studies. Maria's publications include the book Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions (Elsevier) which has been translated into several languages.

    Phone : 7590 (Brisbane) Email : Maria.Constantinou@acu.edu.au

  • Ms Susan Reid

    Dr. Sue Reid is a senior lecturer in musculoskeletal physiotherapy at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, Australia. She has been a recognised manipulative physiotherapist (Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist) since 1987 and a Certified Mulligan Practitioner since 2010. Her clinical interests are treating neck pain, dizziness, headaches, and concussion. Sue has completed her research masters and PhD on the identification and treatment of cervicogenic dizziness and pain. She has also published on neurodynamic testing of the upper limb and validating Dr Goniometer for forearm movement. She has published in international journals, written book chapters, presented Webinars, and workshops internationally. Current research projects include physiotherapy management after a fractured radius, musculoskeletal pain related to usage of mobile device usage, and concussion prevention and treatment.

    Phone : 2267 (North Sydney) Email : sue.reid@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat Sch Psychology

  • Associate Professor Leah Brennan

    Biographical Information

    I am a Clinical, Health, Educational and Developmental Psychologist and an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology at Australian Catholic University Melbourne. My primary areas of research include; (1) the role of psychology in understanding and treating eating, weight and body image concerns and their biopsychosocial comorbidities (e.g., diabetes, depression, stigma), (2) the role of parents in improving child behaviour and well being, and (3) promoting evidence-based practice and the generation of practice-based evidence in 'real-world' settings.

    I am particularly interested in developing and/or evaluating evidence based interventions, conducting intervention trials (including efficacy, effectiveness, implementation) and evaluating the effectiveness of real-world treatment programs. I work closely with a range of hospital, community and private treatment services and have recently lead the establishment of the ACU Clinic for Health Eating and Weight to provide high quality low cost assessment, treatment and support for eating, weight and body image concerns and to facilitate clinical research in this area.

    Phone : 3662 (Melbourne) Email : Leah.Brennan@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

  • Professor Liz Forbat

    I am a research psychologist and family therapist specialising in palliative care.

    See my publishing profile on Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7218-5775

    I am based in Canberra at the Calvary Centre for Palliative Care Research, which is co-located between ACU Canberra and Calvary Health Care. We conduct clinically relevant, robust research into a range of palliative care areas.

    I am used to providing supervision via Skype/email etc, so don't let geography get in the way if you're interested in joining the team.

    Phone : 1363 (Canberra) Email : elizabeth.forbat@acu.edu.au

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  • 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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  • Nat School of Allied Health

  • Dr Klaus Gebel

    In 2016 Dr Klaus Gebel joined Australian Catholic University as a Senior Lecturer in Public Health. Klaus is also an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Sydney School of Public Health of the University of Sydney and at the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention of James Cook University. He has master degrees in exercise science from the German Sport University Cologne and Victoria University, Melbourne, where he specialised first on exercise for rehabilitation and then on physical activity and public health. He did his PhD at the School of Public Health of the University of Sydney under the supervision of Professors Adrian Bauman and Neville Owen. His main research areas are the relationship between built environments, physical activity and health and health effects of physical activity. Klaus has studied and worked at seven universities in three countries and has received multiple grants, scholarships and awards. Through the media his 2015 paper in JAMA Internal Medicine reached more than 1.1 billion people and he was also invited to present the findings from this study in a TEDx talk. Recently Klaus co-edited a book entitled "Walking - Connecting Sustainable Transport with Health", which brings together experts from urban planning, transportation and public health.

    Phone : +61297392926 (North Sydney) Email : klaus.gebel@acu.edu.au

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  • Faculty of Law and Business

  • Nat Peter Faber Business School

  • Associate Professor Haifeng Shen

    Dr Haifeng Shen is the Discipline Leader of Information Technology in the Peter Faber Business School at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Before joining ACU in 2019, he had been a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Flinders University in Australia since 2009 and an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 2003 to 2009. Dr Shen also has over six years working experience in industry as a software engineer, computer system administrator and programmer before becoming an academic.

    Dr Shen's primary research expertise is in Intelligent and Interactive Software and Technology. He develops and studies intelligent human-centred collaborative and social software systems across a variety of platforms for people to share, communicate, interact, and collaborate with one another over communication networks through seamless intergration of artificial and human intelligence.

    Dr Shen has published over 110 research papers at international conferences and journals, including top venues such as ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction (TOCHI), ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), and IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS).

    Dr Shen has supervised 8 PhD completions as the principle supervisor at Flinders University and Nanyang Technological University. Dr Shen has been a general chair or program chair for a number of international conferences such as International Conference on Information Visualization, International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging, and Visualization, Australasian Software Engineering Conference, and Australasian Human Computer Interaction Conference.

    Phone : 9366 (North Sydney) Email : haifeng.shen@acu.edu.au

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