Dr Jooeun Song

Lecturer, Physiotherapy

C43O - O Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

Dr Jooeun Song is a physiotherapist and lecturer. She has worked as a research fellow at the University of Sydney and Royal rehabilitation centre Sydney.

She obtained her PhD in clinical biomechanics at the University of Southern California, USA and master physiotherapy at the University of Sydney.

Research interests

Her research interests lie in understanding the underlying mechanisms of motor control in persons with movement disorders and also in examining the effectiveness of novel exercise interventions to improve physical performance and enhance quality of life.

Teaching and supervision

She has experience teaching clinical biomechanics/kinesiology, human anatomy, analytical anatomy, disorders of the musculoskeletal system, evidence based practice, clinical observation and measurement and neurological physiotherapy for both undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy.

Associations

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Movement Disorder Society

Awards and honours

The Parkinson’s NSW Young research award in 2016

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Song, J., Paul, S., Caetano, J., Smith, S., Dibble, L., Love, R., Schoene, D., Menant, J., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Canning, C., Allen, N. (2018). Home-based step training using videogame technology in people with Parkinson's disease: a single-blinded randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(3), 299-311. [More Information]
  • Caetano, M., Lord, S., Allen, N., Brodie, M., Song, J., Paul, S., Canning, C., Menant, J. (2018). Stepping reaction time and gait adaptability are significantly impaired in people with Parkinson's disease: Implications for fall risk. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 47, 32-38. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Song, J., Paul, S., Smith, S., O'Duffy, J., Schmidt, M., Love, R., Sherrington, C., Canning, C. (2017). An interactive videogame for arm and hand exercise in people with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 41, 66-72. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Close, J., Heritier, S., Heller, G., Howard, K., Allen, N., Latt, M., Murray, S., O'Rourke, S., Paul, S., Song, J., Fung, V. (2015). Exercise for falls prevention in Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial. Neurology, 84(3), 304-312. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Song, J., Paul, S., Sherrington, C., Murray, S., O'Rourke, S., Lord, S., Fung, V., Close, J., Howard, K., Canning, C. (2015). Predictors of Adherence to a Falls Prevention Exercise Program for People with Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 2(4), 395-401. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Song, J., Fung, V., Sherrington, C. (2014). Leg muscle power is enhanced by training in people with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 28(3), 275-288. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). A systematic review of participant characteristics, intervention delivery, retention rates, adherence and adverse events in clinical trials of exercise and motor training in people with Parkinson's Disease. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 703-703.
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). Exercise and Motor Training in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review of Participant Characteristics, Intervention Delivery, Retention Rates, Adherence, and Adverse Events in Clinical Trials. Parkinson's Disease, 2012, 1-15. [More Information]
  • Kim, S., Kwak, E., Park, E., Lee, D., Kim, K., Song, J., Cho, S. (2011). Changes in gait patterns with rhythmic auditory stimulation in adults with cerebral palsy. NeuroRehabilitation, 29(3), 233-241. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Song, J., Fung, V. (2013). Evidence of efficacy of leg muscle power training in Parkinson's Disease: a randomised controlled trial. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2018

  • Song, J., Paul, S., Caetano, J., Smith, S., Dibble, L., Love, R., Schoene, D., Menant, J., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Canning, C., Allen, N. (2018). Home-based step training using videogame technology in people with Parkinson's disease: a single-blinded randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(3), 299-311. [More Information]
  • Caetano, M., Lord, S., Allen, N., Brodie, M., Song, J., Paul, S., Canning, C., Menant, J. (2018). Stepping reaction time and gait adaptability are significantly impaired in people with Parkinson's disease: Implications for fall risk. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 47, 32-38. [More Information]

2017

  • Allen, N., Song, J., Paul, S., Smith, S., O'Duffy, J., Schmidt, M., Love, R., Sherrington, C., Canning, C. (2017). An interactive videogame for arm and hand exercise in people with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 41, 66-72. [More Information]

2015

  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Close, J., Heritier, S., Heller, G., Howard, K., Allen, N., Latt, M., Murray, S., O'Rourke, S., Paul, S., Song, J., Fung, V. (2015). Exercise for falls prevention in Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial. Neurology, 84(3), 304-312. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Song, J., Paul, S., Sherrington, C., Murray, S., O'Rourke, S., Lord, S., Fung, V., Close, J., Howard, K., Canning, C. (2015). Predictors of Adherence to a Falls Prevention Exercise Program for People with Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, 2(4), 395-401. [More Information]

2014

  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Song, J., Fung, V., Sherrington, C. (2014). Leg muscle power is enhanced by training in people with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 28(3), 275-288. [More Information]

2013

  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Song, J., Fung, V. (2013). Evidence of efficacy of leg muscle power training in Parkinson's Disease: a randomised controlled trial. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2012

  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). A systematic review of participant characteristics, intervention delivery, retention rates, adherence and adverse events in clinical trials of exercise and motor training in people with Parkinson's Disease. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 703-703.
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). Exercise and Motor Training in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review of Participant Characteristics, Intervention Delivery, Retention Rates, Adherence, and Adverse Events in Clinical Trials. Parkinson's Disease, 2012, 1-15. [More Information]

2011

  • Kim, S., Kwak, E., Park, E., Lee, D., Kim, K., Song, J., Cho, S. (2011). Changes in gait patterns with rhythmic auditory stimulation in adults with cerebral palsy. NeuroRehabilitation, 29(3), 233-241. [More Information]

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