A/PROF Jennifer McGinley

A/PROF Jennifer McGinley




  • Associate Professor Jenny McGinley is a physiotherapist and Head of the Physiotherapy Department. Her research has focussed on the measurement and understanding of movement and function across the lifespan in healthy people and those with neurological conditions including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy and autism spectrum disorder. She has a particular interest in gait and mobility outcome measures for clinical practice and research, translation of biomechanical evidence to inform practice and in clinical trials of interventions to improve functional mobility. Her current research is now extending to focus on understanding how people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders can stay active during daily life, and the factors that influence regular physical activity.   


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Education and training

  • Grad.Dip.Neurosci, La Trobe University
  • PhD, La Trobe University
  • B.App Sci (Physio), Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences


Available for supervision

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