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College Photo Name Hussey, Juliette M
Main Department TCD Global
College Title Vice President Global Relations
College Tel +353 1 896 2125
Fax +353 1 453 1915
Juliette Hussey has been the acting Head of the School of Physiotherapy, University of Dublin, Trinity College since October 2003 and a senior lecturer since 2006. Her PhD investigated the area of activity levels in children and how activity levels impact on risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Previous research work has focused on the physiotherapy management of children with respiratory disorders. She has supervised 12 post graduate students to completion in the area of exercise in the prevention and treatment of disease and is currently supervising 6 postgraduate students In 2001/ 2002 she set up an MSc in Cardiac Rehabilitation which is the first of its kind in Europe and she was coordinator of the course until 2003. She has co-edited two books in her research areas.
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists 1983 Present
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Fluent Medium Fluent
Description of Research Interests
Physical activity levels in children and how they relate to risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Childhood obesity. Physiotherapy in Paediatric Respiratory conditions. Cardiac Rehabilitation. Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Research Projects
Project title Rehabilitation following Oesphageal Cancer: Identifying Rehabiltative Needs and Strategies
Funding Agency Health Research Board
Programme Health Research Award
Type of Project
Date from 1st September 2014
Date to 30 August 2017
Person Months 36

Project title Novel methods of measuring physical activity in patients with cancer and the role of exercise interventions
Funding Agency HRB
Programme Fellowship
Type of Project
Date from 2008
Date to 2011
Person Months 36

Project title Energy expenditure in children playing nintendo Wii
Funding Agency IRCSET
Programme Embark studentship
Type of Project
Date from 2008
Date to 2012
Person Months

Project title Developing cardiac rehabiltation services in Vietnam
Funding Agency HRB
Programme Global Health Networking Grant
Type of Project
Date from 2008
Date to 2009
Person Months

Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
O'Donovan C, Lithander FE, Raftery T, Gormley J, Mahmud A, Hussey J., Inverse Relationship Between Physical Activity and Arterial Stiffness in Adults with Hypertension, J Phys Act Health. , 11, (2), 2014, p272 - 277
Kilbride E, Hussey J, Boran C, Greally P, Physical activity and cardiovascular risk factors in urban school children, Irish Medical Journal, 106, 2013, p6 - 9
O'Donovan C, Hirsch E, Holohan E, McBride I, McManus R, Hussey J., Energy expended playing Xbox Kinect™ and Wii™ games: a preliminary study comparing single and multiplayer modes., Physiotherapy., 98, 2012, p224 - 229
Feeney C, Reynolds JV, Hussey J, Preoperative physical activity levels and postoperative pulmonary complications post-esphagectomy, Diseases of the Esophagus, 24, 2011, p489 - 494
Feeney C, Hussey J, Carey M, Reynolds JV, Assessment of physical fitness for esophageal surgery, and targeting interventions to optimise outcomes, Dis Esophagus, 23, (7), 2010, p529 - 539
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