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Verity is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Health Professions within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. Verity has over 15 years of experience as a clinical physiotherapist and supervises students and clinicians undertaking higher degree research. Her experience as a professional practictioner underpins her teaching philosophy and research objectives. Verity is considered an international leader in the physiotherapy management of individuals with Connective Tissue Dysplasias. She is an invited speaker at both national and international level within her area of expertise: rare and complex conditions in paediatrics, focusing on physical activity, function and quality of life.

Education/Academic qualification

Physiotherapy, PhD, University of Sydney

… → 2014

Physiotherapy, Grad Cert Sports Phty, La Trobe University

… → 2005

Physiotherapy, B App Sci, University of Sydney

… → 1999

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Outputs 2009 2019

Analysis of infant physical activity in the childcare environment: an observational study

Pocovi, N., Colliver, Y., Pacey, V., Liao, J., O'Laco, E., Shepherd, R. B. & Scrivener, K., 15 Jul 2019, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 57, p. 1-9 9 p., 101338.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Observational Studies
Interior Design and Furnishings
Equipment and Supplies

Longitudinal fibular deficiency: a cross-sectional study comparing lower limb function of children and young people with that of unaffected peers

Pate, J. W., Hancock, M. J., Tofts, L., Epps, A., Baldwin, J. N., McKay, M. J., Burns, J., Morris, E. & Pacey, V., 15 Mar 2019, In : Children. 6, 3, p. 1-11 11 p., 45.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Lower Extremity
Cross-Sectional Studies
Linear Models

Which patients with chronic pain are more likely to improve pain biology knowledge following education?

Pate, J. W., Veage, S., Lee, S., Hancock, M. J., Hush, J. M. & Pacey, V., 1 Apr 2019, In : Pain Practice. 19, 4, p. 363-369 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Chronic Pain
Pain Clinics

A child’s concept of pain: an international survey of pediatric pain experts

Pate, J. W., Hush, J. M., Hancock, M. J., Moseley, G. L., Butler, D. S., Simons, L. E. & Pacey, V., 15 Jan 2018, In : Children. 5, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Surveys and Questionnaires
Biological Phenomena
Expert Testimony

Consensus statement on physical rehabilitation in children and adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta

Mueller, B., Engelbert, R., Baratta-Ziska, F., Bartels, B., Blanc, N., Brizola, E., Fraschini, P., Hill, C., Marr, C., Mills, L., Montpetit, K., Pacey, V., Molina, M. R., Schuuring, M., Verhille, C., De Vries, O., Yeung, E. H. K. & Semler, O., 10 Sep 2018, In : Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 13, p. 1-14 14 p., 158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Physical Therapists
Occupational Therapists