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Alison Keogh

Research Scholarships

School Of Public Hlth, Phys & Sports Sci

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Email: alison.keogh@ucdconnect.ie

Biography

Alison obtained a BSc (Hons) Degree in Physiotherapy from UCD in 2010. She began a MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine in Trinity College Dublin in 2010, graduating in 2012. Following two years of work as a Chartered physiotherapist in elite sport and private practice, Alison commenced a PhD in UCD in September 2013 under the supervision of Dr.Deirdre Hurley-Osing and Dr. James Matthews. Her research focuses on the implementation and use of behaviour change theories and techniques by healthcare practitioners. 

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Keogh, A., Matthews, J., Hurley, DA. (2014) A review of behaviour change theories and techniques used in group-based self-management programmes for chronic low back pain and osteoarthritis. [Oral Presentation], Society of Back Pain Research Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin, Ireland , 11-JUN-14 - 11-JUL-14.
Keogh, A., Matthews, J., Hurley, DA (2015) Evaluation of the training and implementation of a complex theory based, group self-management programme for people with chronic low back pain and osteoarthritis. A pilot study. [Oral Presentation], British Psychological Society, 12th Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland , 04-JAN-15 - 04-JAN-15.
   

Education

Year 2012 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: MSc Subject: Sports and Exercise Medicine
Year 2010 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BPhysio Subject: Physiotherapy
         

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Keogh, A., Tully, M., Matthews, J. & Hurley, DA. (2015) 'A review of behaviour change theories and techniques used in group based self-management programmes for chronic low back pain and arthritis'. Manual Therapy, . [DOI] [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Keogh, A., Matthews, J., Hurley, DA (2015) A review of behaviour change theories and techniques used in group-based self-management programmes for chronic low back pain and osteoarthritis Society of Back Pain Research Annual Scientific Meeting Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 97-B, SUPP 2, 29, [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

The use and implementation of behaviour change theories and techniques by healthcare practitioners
     

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Dr. Deirdre Hurley-Osing, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science
Dr. James Matthews, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science 

External Collaborators

Professor Suzanne McDonough,  Ulster University, Northern Ireland
Dr Chris Lonsdale, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Dr Mark Tully, Queens University, Northern Ireland