Dr Belinda Bilney - Nat Sch Physiotherapy (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


Dr Belinda Bilney is a physiotherapist and Senior Lecturer in the Physiotherapy Department, School of Allied Health. Her research interests include an understanding of movement disorders and measurement of the disorder in people with conditions such as Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease and stroke. She has a particular interest in assessment of gait disorders in people with neurological conditions.


Phone :5367 (Ballarat)
Email :Belinda.Bilney@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Huntington's Disease ; Parkinson's Disease ; Human Gait and Balance ; Neurorehabilitation ;

Methods Expertise

Quantitative methods ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Measuring Hand Dexterity in People With Parkinson's Disease: Reliability of Pegboard Tests , in American Journal of Occupational Therapy


Evaluation of measures of upper limb functioning and disability in people with Parkinson's Disease: A systematic review, in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Rehabilitation of Huntington's Disease, in Rehabilitation in movement disorders


Falls in older people receiving in-home informal care across Victoria: Influence on care recipients and caregivers, in Australasian Journal on Ageing


Huntington's Disease and dementia, in Supportive care for the person with dementia


A qualitative analysis of a progressive resistance exercise programme for people with Parkinson's disease, in Disability and Rehabilitation

Identification of the spatiotemporal and observational gait characteristis of adults with frontal gait apraxia, in Movement Disorders


Outcome of physical therapy, speech pathology and occupational therapy for people with motor neuron disease: a systematic review, in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

Effectiveness of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology for people with Huntington's Disease, in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair


Evidence for a disorder of locomotor timing in Huntington's Disease, in Movement Disorders


Concurrent related validity of the GAITRite walkway system for the quantification of the spatial and temporal parameters of gait, in Gait & Posture