A Neuro Physio Podcast: Associate Professor Gavin Williams

Associate Professor Gavin Williams

“Talk about your own ideas, regardless of how intimidating that is”

1:50 – Introduction
2:10 – Career Pathway
3:00 – Inspiration behind the HiMAT
4:25 – Why TBI and why running?
Traumatic Brain Injury
7:15 – What to consider when treating TBI patients 
9:45 – Avoiding compensations, are we delaying independence?
11:00 – The mobility hierarchy
13:30 – Safety and Improving higher level mobility
Strength Training in Neurological Rehab
16:55 – Specificity!
Spasticity in Neurological Rehabilitation
19:50 – The state of spasticity and the current arguments
21:30 – SPECIFICITY!
23:12 – Observation and Bias
Research in Rehabilitation
25:10 – How Gavin created an army of researchers at Epworth Healthcare
27:00 – Fellowship, Management or Researcher: Mentors are Essential 
28:55 – Bridging the gap between Researcher and Clinician
31:45 – Building the Clinical Researcher role
33:40 – How to start your research journey
35:25 – Where Gavin’s research is going now

References and Papers:

Gavin’s University of Melbourne Profile
                https://findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/profile/28437-gavin-williams

Links:

Contact Gavin:
gavin.williams@epworth.org.au

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