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Amy Perram


Current Appointments

Research Assistant
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Amy is an Exercise Physiologist and joined NeuRA in 2019 as a Research Assistant on the Delbaere team. In this time she has worked on the following projects: StandingTall, StandingTall Plus, STOMP, Own Your Balance, HABIT.

Having previously worked clinically in both the public and private healthcare settings she brings with her a range of skills including clinical assessment, exercise prescription, mental health first aid, the knowledge & application of both a strengths-based and recovery-oriented approach, motivational interviewing for behaviour change and experience in co-design and production.

Amy is interested in the patient/participant experience and was awarded a sponsored place in the RMIT Healthcare design course in 2021 strengthening her skills in human-centred design.

She is passionate about empowering people to achieve optimal physical and mental well-being and has a particular interest in motivational interviewing and behaviour change.

‘If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness’.

When Amy isn’t working, she is travelling, snowboarding, mountain biking, strolling the beach or bay, exploring the Royal National Park or whittling spoons.


2021 Apr

Protocol of a 12-month multifactorial eHealth programme targeting balance, dual-tasking and mood to prevent falls in older people: the <i>StandingTall</i>+ randomised controlled trial

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2020 Dec

Assessing physical activity in people with mental illness: 23-country reliability and validity of the simple physical activity questionnaire (SIMPAQ)

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2020 Sep

Changing health workforce attitudes to promote improved physical health in mental health service users: Keeping our Staff in Mind (KoSiM)

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2016 Aug

Consensus statement on the role of Accredited Exercise Physiologists within the treatment of mental disorders: a guide for mental health professionals

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