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Personal profile

Biography

Qualifications:

  • PhD. University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (2015)
  • Master of Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, University of South Australia (2008)
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University (2002)

Clinical experience:

  • Musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sports Physiotherapy roles in Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, Cairns, and Glasgow, UK (2002 onwards)

Teaching experience:

  • Unit coordinator for PTY1022, 24 credit point unit - commenced 2017
  • Lecturer/tutor for Year 1 and Year 2 Physiotherapy theory/prac and applied anatomy
  • Previous roles - tutor/lecturer for Physiotherapy programs at the Univeristy of Melbourne and University of South Australia (2009-2016)

 Research experience and interests:

  • Knee joint function and osteoarthritis following injury and surgery
  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction – biomechanics and functional performance
  • Low-cost assessment of muscle function and balance in clinical settings using force platforms and dynamometers 
  • NHMRC Dora Lush Postgraduate Scholarship, 2012 ($71,857)
  • Honours and HDR student supervision

Service and community associations:

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association – member
  • Sports Medicine Australia – member
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics – member
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists – member
  • Peer reviewer for the following journals: British Journal of Sports Medicine, Disability and Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy Research International
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Physiotherapist – full registration

 

 

Keywords

  • Orthopaedics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy Education
  • Movement analysis

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Research Output 2009 2018

Greater knee flexion excursion/moment in hopping is associated with better knee function following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Perraton, L. G., Clark, R. A., Crossley, K. M., Pua, Y-H., Morris, H. G., Whitehead, T. S., Culvenor, A. G. & Bryant, A. L., 6 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poor knee function after ACL reconstruction is associated with attenuated landing force and knee flexion moment during running

Perraton, L. G., Hall, M., Clark, R. A., Crossley, K. M., Pua, Y. H., Whitehead, T. S., Morris, H. G., Culvenor, A. G. & Bryant, A. L., 1 Feb 2018, In : Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 26, 2, p. 391-398 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Embedding Evidence-based Practice Education into a Post-graduate Physiotherapy Program: Eight Years of pre-Post Course Evaluations

Perraton, L., Machotka, Z., Grimmer, K., Gibbs, C., Mahar, C. & Kennedy, K., Apr 2017, In : Physiotherapy Research International. 22, 2, 8 p., e1659.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evidence-based Practice Intentions and Long-term Behaviours of Physiotherapy Graduates Following an Intensive Education Programme

Perraton, L., Machotka, Z., Gibbs, C., Mahar, C., Kennedy, K. & Grimmer, K., Jul 2017, In : Physiotherapy Research International. 22, 3, 8 p., e1666.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Impact of shoe hardness of children's walking and running

Cranage, S., Bowles, K-A., Perraton, L. & Williams, C., 22 Oct 2017, Melbourne Victoria: Monash University. 47 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Activities 2004 2019

Development of online teaching materials for clinical education

Luke Perraton (Speaker)
2019

Activity: Teaching EngagementsOnline content/ delivery

Surgical and Radiological Anatomy (Journal)

Luke Perraton (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Thesis examination

Luke Perraton (Examiner)
Jun 2018

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

Honours thesis examination

Luke Perraton (Examiner)
Nov 2018

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

Invitation to participate in NHMRC peer review

Luke Perraton (Reviewer)
2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities

Press / Media

Fitness of paramedics

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

2/11/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research