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Personal profile

Biography

Luke Robinson is a Lecturer and PhD candidate in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Monash University. He completed his Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at Monash University in 2010. During his undergraduate studies, he completed an honours thesis titled ‘Evaluation of two open carpal tunnel release (OCTR) techniques’. During his early career, he practised in the public health sector and moved into academia in 2015. His Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) supported doctoral work examines the individual and societal burden of acute hand and wrist injuries. He has published in national and international peer-reviewed journals and has delivered presentations and posters at conferences in Australia, Canada and Argentina. 

Research interests

Luke’s research interests include the rehabilitation of hand and wrist injuries, health economics, occupation-based intervention, clinical fieldwork and occupational therapy education. 

He has a particular interest in the economic burden of acute hand and wrist injuries.

Community service

Luke was the Victorian Divisional Coordinator for the Australian Hand Therapy Association Special Interest Group for four years. He is an active peer-reviewer for several journals and has been a member of various scientific committees. 

Research area keywords

  • Hand Therapy
  • Education - tertiary
  • Cost-analysis
  • Healthcare
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Health Economics
  • Hand Injury
  • Wrist Injury
  • Occupation-based Interventions

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Projects 2018 2019

Research Output 2016 2019

Effectiveness of interventions to improve therapy adherence in people with upper limb conditions: A systematic review

Cole, T., Robinson, L., Romero, L. & O'Brien, L., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Hand Therapy. 32, 2, p. 175-183.e2 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Implementation science and AOTJ's role in bridging the occupational therapy best practice – actual practice gap

Brown, T. & Robinson, L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 66, 2, p. 127-129 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Cumulative incidence of carpal instability 12-24 months after fall onto outstretched hand

O'Brien, L., Robinson, L., Lim, E., O'Sullivan, H. & Kavnoudias, H., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Hand Therapy. 31, 3, p. 282-286 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Orthotic management of fixed flexion deformity of the proximal interphalangeal joint following traumatic injury: A systematic review

Young, N., Terrington, N., Francis, D. & Robinson, L. S., 1 Jun 2018, In : Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy. 31, 1, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

3MT People's Choice Award

Luke Robinson (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australian Post Graduate Award (APA)

Luke Robinson (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

SPHC Research and Research Degrees Committee Seeding Grant

Mong-Lin Yu (Recipient), Annette Irene Peart (Recipient) & Luke Steven Robinson (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Contribution to conference

Conference of the Australian-Hand-Therapy-Association 2018

Luke Steven Robinson (Organiser)
19 Oct 201821 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapist (CAOT 2017)

Luke Robinson (Speaker), Annette Peart (Organiser), Mong-Lin Yu (Organiser)
21 Jun 201724 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Victorian Allied Health Research Conference 2017

Luke Robinson (Speaker), Annette Peart (Speaker), Mong-Lin Yu (Organiser)
17 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference