Dr Kerry Peek

PhD, M Clin Sci, PG Cert (sports physio), BSc (Hons) physio
Dr

C43O - O Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9384

Biographical details

Dr Kerry Peek graduated with an Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Hertfordshire, UK, in 1997. Kerry has worked clinically in a wide variety of settings including hospital, private practice, aged care, community and sport. She has also held management roles in physiotherapy and clinical governance.

Kerry has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), a Masters Degree in Clinical Science (University of Adelaide, Aus) and a PhD in Behavioural Science (University of Newcastle, Aus).

Kerry joined the University of Sydney in 2018 and is the current Unit of Study coordinator for Prevention Health. She has also taught physiotherapy under-graduate students at the University of South Australia and Masters of Public Health students and Medical under-graduate students at the University of Newcastle.

Research interests

Dr Kerry Peek has a variety of research interests including injury prevention, health promotion, adherence and self-management as well as supporting clinicians in their role as educators.

Teaching and supervision

Dr Kerry Peek is the current Unit of Study coordinator for Prevention Health, Discipline of Physiotherapy. She has previously been a clinical educator to physiotherapy undergraduate students, supervised Honours and Masters student projects.

Current projects

To develop and deliver a Certificate in clinical teaching and supervision (University of Newcastle)

Associations

Registered Physiotherapist with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Sports Medicine Australia

Academy of Clinical Educators

Awards and honours

Masters Thesis awarded the Research Higher Degree University Medal (University of Adelaide).

Themes

Musculoskeletal Health; E-Health and Health Care Delivery

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Mansfield, E., Mackenzie, L., Carey, M., Peek, K., Shepherd, J., Evans, T. (2018). Can models of self-management support be adapted across cancer types? A comparison of unmet self-management needs for patients with breast or colorectal cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(3), 823-831. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Gatherer, D., Bennett, K., Fransen, J., Watsford, M. (2018). Muscle strength characteristics of the hamstrings and quadriceps in players from a high-level youth football (soccer) Academy. Research in Sports Medicine, 26(3), 276-288. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Carey, M., Mackenzie, L., Sanson-Fisher, R. (2017). An observational study of Australian private practice physiotherapy consultations to explore the prescription of self-management strategies. Musculoskeletal Care, 15(4), 356-363. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Carey, M., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L. (2017). Physiotherapists´┐Ż perceptions of patient adherence to prescribed self-management strategies: a cross-sectional survey of Australian physiotherapists. Disability and Rehabilitation, 39(19), 1932-1938. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Carey, M., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L. (2016). Aiding patient adherence to physiotherapist-prescribed self-management strategies: an evidence-based behavioural model in practice. Physical Therapy Reviews, 21(2), 124-130. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L., Carey, M. (2016). Interventions to aid patient adherence to physiotherapist prescribed self-management strategies: A systematic review. Physiotherapy, 102(2), 127-135. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L., Carey, M. (2015). Patient adherence to physiotherapist prescribed self-management strategies: A critical review. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 22(11), 535-543. [More Information]

2018

  • Mansfield, E., Mackenzie, L., Carey, M., Peek, K., Shepherd, J., Evans, T. (2018). Can models of self-management support be adapted across cancer types? A comparison of unmet self-management needs for patients with breast or colorectal cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(3), 823-831. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Gatherer, D., Bennett, K., Fransen, J., Watsford, M. (2018). Muscle strength characteristics of the hamstrings and quadriceps in players from a high-level youth football (soccer) Academy. Research in Sports Medicine, 26(3), 276-288. [More Information]

2017

  • Peek, K., Carey, M., Mackenzie, L., Sanson-Fisher, R. (2017). An observational study of Australian private practice physiotherapy consultations to explore the prescription of self-management strategies. Musculoskeletal Care, 15(4), 356-363. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Carey, M., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L. (2017). Physiotherapists´┐Ż perceptions of patient adherence to prescribed self-management strategies: a cross-sectional survey of Australian physiotherapists. Disability and Rehabilitation, 39(19), 1932-1938. [More Information]

2016

  • Peek, K., Carey, M., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L. (2016). Aiding patient adherence to physiotherapist-prescribed self-management strategies: an evidence-based behavioural model in practice. Physical Therapy Reviews, 21(2), 124-130. [More Information]
  • Peek, K., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L., Carey, M. (2016). Interventions to aid patient adherence to physiotherapist prescribed self-management strategies: A systematic review. Physiotherapy, 102(2), 127-135. [More Information]

2015

  • Peek, K., Sanson-Fisher, R., Mackenzie, L., Carey, M. (2015). Patient adherence to physiotherapist prescribed self-management strategies: A critical review. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 22(11), 535-543. [More Information]

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