Dr Kate Scrivener
Dr Kate Scrivener
Dr Kate Scrivener, Lecturer
Phone: +61 2 9850 6625 / Fax: +61 2 9850 6630
Location: Ground floor 75 Talavera Road
- Clinician, researcher and educator in neurological physiotherapy.
- Joined the physiotherapy teaching team at Macquarie University in 2013.
- Previously employed as the rehabilitation clinical educator at Bankstown Hospital.
- Previous member of both the Neurological and Graduate Entry Masters Program External Advisory Committees at the University of Sydney.
- Completed her PhD in 2013, investigating the amount of exercise that occurs in physiotherapy after stroke and the relationship with walking outcomes.
- Five publications in journals such as Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair and the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.
- Awarded an award for Excellence in Teaching by the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, South Western Sydney Local Health District in 2012.
- Named the 'Young Researcher of the Year' at the South Western Sydney Local Health District Allied Health.
- Scrivener K, Sherrington C, Schurr K, Treacy D. Many participants in inpatient rehabilitation can quantify their exercise dosage accurately: an observational study. Journal of Physiotherapy. 2011;57(2):117-122.
- Scrivener K, Sherrington C, Schurr K. Amount of exercise in the first week after stroke predicts walking speed and unassisted walking. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 2012;26:932-8.
- Scrivener K, Sherrington C, Schurr K. Exercise dose and mobility outcome in a comprehensive stroke unit: description and prediction from a prospective cohort study. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2012;44:824-9.
- Bampton J, Vargas J, Wu R, Potts S, Lance A, Scrivener K, et al. Clinical physiotherapists had both positive and negative perceptions about delivering two different interventions in a clinical trial: a mixed methods study. Journal of Physiotherapy. 2012;58:255-60.
- Scrivener K, Sherrington C, Schurr K. A systematic review of the responsiveness of lower limb physical performance measures in inpatient care after stroke. BMC Neurology. 2013.
- Scrivener, K., Schurr, K., & Sherrington, C. (2014). Responsiveness of the ten-metre walk test, Step Test and Motor Assessment Scale in inpatient care after stroke. BMC Neurology, 14(1), 129.
- Scrivener, K., Jones, T., Schurr, K., Graham, P. L., & Dean, C. M. (2015). After-hours or weekend rehabilitation improves outcomes and increases physical activity but does not affect length of stay: a systematic review. Journal of physiotherapy, 61(2), 61-67.