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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 Output 2009 2019

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.

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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

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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., 1 Jan 2018, In : Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 13, p. 1-14 14 p., 158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Novel variant in Sp7/Osx associated with recessive osteogenesis imperfecta with bone fragility and hearing impairment

Fiscaletti, M., Biggin, A., Bennetts, B., Wong, K., Briody, J. N., Pacey, V., Birman, C. & Munns, C., 2018, In : Bone. 110, p. 66-75 10 p.

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Physical and mechanical therapies for lower limb symptoms in children with Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: a systematic review

Peterson, B., Coda, A., Pacey, V. & Hawke, F., 7 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. 11, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 59.

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