Anna Barker

Assoc Professor

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Anna has recently completed her PhD through the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland. Her thesis investigated current and novel methods for the assessment of fall and fracture risk in residential aged care.

Past roles have included working as a senior researcher at the Northern Clinical Research Centre where she led, and was involved in, clinical research projects in the areas of patient safety including in hospital falls, pressure ulcers and risk adjusted mortality monitoring; efficacy of chronic disease programs and development and validation of clinical assessment instruments. Anna's principal interest is in the prevention of fall related harm.

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Projects 2010 2020

Research Output 2008 2018

Exploring patient-reported outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention: A qualitative study

Ayton, D. R., Barker, A. L., Peeters, G. M. E. E., Berkovic, D. E., Lefkovits, J., Brennan, A., Evans, S., Zalcberg, J., Reid, C., Stoelwinder, J. J. & McNeil, J., Apr 2018, In : Health Expectations. 21, 2, p. 457-465

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Implementation of physical activities for older people

Barker, A., 4 Apr 2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion. Nyman, S. R., Barker, A., Haines, T., Horton, K., Musselwhite, C., Peeters, G., Victor, C. R. & Wolff, J. K. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 313-315 3 p.

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Opportunities for cross-disciplinary care partnerships in physiotherapy

Ackerman, I. N., Soh, S. E. & Barker, A. L., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Physiotherapy. 64, 2, p. 69-71 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Open Access