Jenny Keating

Emeritus Prof

1993 …2022

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Personal profile


Professor Jenny Keating is a physiotherapist. She was the inaugural Head of the Department of Physiotherapy from 2005 - 2011, the inaugural Director of Allied Health, and the inaugural Associate Dean of Allied Health in the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences. As Head of Department she was Course Convener of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) and Course Convenor of BPT (Honours) program.

Research interests

Student Award examples

2013 Dalton M School of Primary Health Care, Monash University 2013 Best Publication by an Early Career Researcher award for Megan Dalton, Megan Davidson and Jenny Keating (2011). The Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice (APP) is a valid measure of professional competence of physiotherapy students: a cross-sectional study with Rasch analysis, Journal of Physiotherapy, 57(4) 239-246

2012 Jefferson, H Presentation and poster sections award of the Peninsula Health research competition for honours project 'The accuracy of the pedometer when worn at the knee compared to the hip, measuring step counts for inpatients of a geriatric evaluation and management unit'.

2010 Nash C Sir John Monash Award

The Sir John Monash Medal for Outstanding Achievement is awarded to final year undergraduate students with excellent academic records who have also achieved excellence in another arena (e.g. sports, community service, performance etc).

2010 Fitzsimmons J Physiotherapy Research Foundation award for the top honours student in the Honours degree of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University

2010 Nash C Faculty prize for top honours thesis in Honours degree of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University

2010 Nash C Piterman Prize awarded for best publication during undergraduate enrolment in Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Monash University, awarded to 4th year student, based on highest grade for thesis from which the paper was derived

2009 Hodgson C Australian Physiotherapy Conference CRPA - Clinician Award for Best Oral Presentation
for "A randomised controlled trial of staircase recruitment manoeuvres, high PEEP and low airway pressure (PHARLAP)". Hodgson

Supervision interests

Pre Monash Supervision of Doctoral Theses

Davidson, M

A comparison of five disability questionnaires for measuring outcomes in people with low back pain Awarded 2004

Leaf, J

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Research area keywords

  • Low Back Pain
  • Physiotherapy
  • Assessment
  • Outcomes
  • Primary Health Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Prognosis
  • Outcomes Assessment (Health Care)

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    Jenny Keating (Member)

    1 Jan 201131 Dec 2013

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