Prof Jenny Freeman

University of Plymouth

Jenny graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (in Physiotherapy), with distinction, from Curtin University, Perth 1983. She obtained a Doctorate of Philosophy from the Institute of Neurology, in London in 1997.

She is actively involved in curriculum development and teaching for the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Honours Degree and the Masters Programme in Neurological Rehabilitation. Supervising both Masters and PhD students. Jenny is also Deputy Director of CHeSCI, Institute of Health and Community. In addition she co-leads the Rehabilitation Research Group, within CHeSCI, which involves coordinating monthly research site meetings and rehabilitation research group meetings, increasing staff awareness of research opportunities, promoting research activity within the Faculty and acting as a resource for staff on site.

Her research is within the field of neurological rehabilitation, with a particular interest in evaluating the effectiveness of whole care packages and targeted interventions in people with neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke; and in exploring process aspects of rehabilitation care (such as goal setting).

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Balance and falls in neurological conditions- what does the evidence tell us?

Disorders of movement and balance lead to significant issues in neurological conditions, one of which is accidental falls. This talk will summarise the risk factors, circumstances and consequences of falls in neurological conditions, highlighting condition specific issues and wider considerations for practice

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