The Alfred Physiotherapy Department investigates the benefits of physical activity and rehabilitation for hospitalised patients and people with chronic illness.
We have active research programs investigating new models of rehabilitation for people with respiratory disorders, early rehabilitation following surgery, physical activity in chronic disease, and physiotherapy in intensive care.
10 PhD students
11 masters students
Mobilisation study in intensive care
Dr Carol Hodgson leads physiotherapy research in intensive care with the TEAM (Trial of Early Activity and Mobilisation) research program.
Associate Professor Anne Holland led an international Task Force to develop a new technical standard for field walking tests in chronic respiratory disease, on behalf of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society.