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Amy Perram


Current Appointments

Research Assistant
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Amy is a Research Assistant with the Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre at NeuRA. 

Throughout her tenure, she has made contributions to various large scale clinical trials including StandingTall, StandingTall-Plus and Own Your Balance.

As an Exercise Physiologist, Amy brings experience from both public and private healthcare sectors. Her diverse skill set encompasses clinical assessment, exercise prescription, mental health first aid and a strengths-based approach to fostering wellbeing and recovery. 

Guided by a passion for empowering individuals in achieving optimal physical and mental well-being, Amy holds a particular interest for motivational interviewing and behaviour change strategies. Her philosophy resonates with the belief, "If you don't make time for exercise, you'll probably have to make time for illness."

Amy's interest also lies in understanding the patient/participant experience. With growing expertise in human-centred design, consumer and community involvement in research, and the co-creation, co-design and co-production methodologies. 

Beyond her professional endeavours Amy is a traveller, adventure seeker and lover of the great outdoors.


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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