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Personal profile

Biography

Luke Robinson is a Lecturer 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, conferred in 2020, examined the individual, community 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, Germany 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 individual, community and societal 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

Research Output

Aussie Rules players risk injuring hands and wrists too

Robinson, L. & O'Brien, L. J., 17 Feb 2020, Australia : The Conversation.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Open Access

Facilitating Adherence to the Plan of Care

O'Brien, L. J. & Robinson, L. S., 2020, Cooper's Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity. Wietlisbach, C. M. (ed.). 3rd ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier - Mosby, p. 138-142 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Description and cost-analysis of emergency department attendances for hand and wrist injuries

Robinson, L. S. & O'Brien, L., Oct 2019, In : Emergency Medicine Australasia. 31, 5, p. 772-779 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Prizes

3MT People's Choice Award

Robinson, Luke (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australian Post Graduate Award (APA)

Robinson, Luke (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

SPHC Research and Research Degrees Committee Seeding Grant

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

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

  • 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

Press / Media