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Personal profile

Biography

I am a Biomechanist who has experience working in a diverse range of health and medical settings. I have partnered with Industry and Government departments to deliver research projects and have worked in research and clinical education for undergraduate students, postgraduate students, and practising clinicians. I have a passion for encouraging those around me to aim for high quality and relevant outcomes in the research they complete. My career aim is to complete quality research to improve the overall health of the community and prevent unnecessary admissions into our over-stretched public health system. 

Education/Academic qualification

Biomechanics, PhD, University of Wollongong

Award Date: 21 Jan 2013

B Sc (Human Movement Sc), University of Wollongong

Award Date: 1 May 1996

Grad Dip Biostatistics, MONASH UNIVERSITY

2016 → …

Research area keywords

  • Allied Health Education
  • Back pain
  • Biomechanics
  • Chronic pain and illness (psychological effects)
  • Health
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Services Delivery
  • Health, Allied Fields
  • Human biomechanics
  • Injury biomechanics
  • Injury prevention
  • Pain management
  • Women's Health
  • bone marrow
  • gait
  • humans
  • knee joint
  • magnetic resonance imaging (mri)
  • middle-aged
  • osteoar

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Projects

Research Output

Students as patients: A systematic review of peer simulation in health care professional education

Dalwood, N., Page, K-A., Williams, C., Morgan, P., Pritchard, S. & Blackstock, F., May 2020, In : Medical Education. 54, 5, p. 387-399 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The health and well-being of paramedics - a professional priority

Meadley, B., Caldwell, J., Perraton, L., Bonham, M., Wolkow, A. P., Smith, K., Williams, B. & Bowles, K. A., Apr 2020, In : Occupational Medicine. 70, 3, p. 149-151 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Understanding the impact of age, gender, height and body mass index on children's balance

Kolic, J., O'Brien, K., Bowles, K-A., Iles, R. & Williams, C., 1 Jan 2020, In : Acta Paediatrica. 109, 1, p. 175-182 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities

  • 2 Non-HDR Supervisions
  • 1 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Committees and working groups
  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Paramedic Research Symposium

Kelly Bowles (Organiser), , William Anthony Lord (Organiser), , Linda Jane Ross (Organiser), & Kate Cantwell (Organiser)

2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Supporting clinical handover from paramedics to general practitioners: A Delphi study

Kelly Bowles (Speaker), & Samantha Chakraborty (Speaker)

1 Jan 201815 Nov 2019

Activity: Other Teaching Engagements and non-HDR SupervisionsNon-HDR Supervisions

Examining occupational lumbar movement in ICU nurses

Julia Morphet (Supervisor), & Kelly Bowles (Supervisor)

2018

Activity: Other Teaching Engagements and non-HDR SupervisionsNon-HDR Supervisions

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (External organisation)

Kelly Bowles (Member)

20162018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Member - National Allied Health Conference Organising Committee

Kelly Bowles (Member)

1 Mar 201514 Nov 2015

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Press / Media

Fitness of paramedics

Benjamin Nicholas Meadley, Kelly Bowles, Maxine Penelope Bonham, Joanne Nellie Caldwell Odgers & Luke Geoffrey Perraton

2/11/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Bra design and shoulder pain

Kelly Bowles

1/08/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Researcher in Residence

Kelly Bowles

7/04/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research