Michele Callisaya

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20072021
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Personal profile

Biography

A/Prof Michele Callisaya is an NHMRC Boosting Dementia Leadership fellow and physiotherapist at Monash University and Peninsula Health. She is also a Senior Lecturer at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania. She completed her PhD at the University of Tasmanian and held an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship at Monash University (2012-2015) investigating the role of the brain in mobility impairments and falls in older people.

Research interests

Michele is passionate about promoting the role of physiotherapy for people living with cognitive impairment, dementia and stroke.  Her work has led to a better understanding of the role of cognition on physical functioning and adverse events such as falls.  Her current projects include using technology to improve the physical and cognitive function of older people and investigating ways to improve activity after stroke.

Education/Academic qualification

Medical Sci, PhD, Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Physiotherapy, Bach app sci (physio), La Trobe University

External positions

Senior Research Fellow, Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Feb 2015 → …

University of Tasmania

Research area keywords

  • Dementia
  • Stroke
  • falls prevention
  • cognitive impairment
  • exercise
  • Technology
  • Rehabilitation

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Projects 2014 2021

Research Output 2007 2019

Activity Monitors for Increasing Physical Activity in Adult Stroke Survivors

Lynch, E. A., Jones, T. M., Simpson, D. B., Fini, N. A., Kuys, S., Borschmann, K. N., Kramer, S. F., Johnson, L. G., Callisaya, M. L., Mahendran, N., Janssen, H., English, C. & on behalf of the ACTIOnS Collaboration, Jan 2019, In : Stroke. 50, 1, p. e4-e5 2 p.

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Identifying factors associated with sedentary time after stroke. Secondary analysis of pooled data from nine primary studies.

Hendrickx, W., Riveros, C., Askim, T., Bussmann, J. B. J., Callisaya, M. L., Chastin, S. F. M., Dean, C. M., Ezeugwu, V. E., Jones, T. M., Kuys, S. S., Mahendran, N., Manns, T. J., Mead, G., Moore, S. A., Paul, L., Pisters, M. F., Saunders, D. H., Simpson, D. B., Tieges, Z., Verschuren, O. & 1 others, English, C., 4 Jul 2019, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 26, 5, p. 327-334 8 p.

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Prospective associations of low muscle mass and strength with health-related quality of life over 10-year in community-dwelling older adults

Balogun, S., Winzenberg, T., Wills, K., Scott, D., Jones, G., Callisaya, M. L. & Aitken, D., 1 Apr 2019, In : Experimental Gerontology. 118, p. 65-71 7 p.

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Prospective associations of osteosarcopenia and osteodynapenia with incident fracture and mortality over 10 years in community-dwelling older adults

Balogun, S., Winzenberg, T., Wills, K., Scott, D., Callisaya, M., Cicuttini, F., Jones, G. & Aitken, D., 1 May 2019, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 82, p. 67-73 7 p.

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