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Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiologist Megan Jepson continues her long standing commitment in health & exercise research as part of her role as a Research Assistant at Monash University.

Megan’s current research involves investigating the effectiveness of Government health messaging surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic for vulnerable populations.

Megan Jepson has worked on many projects surrounding health research, including:

  • Research within the Paramedic Department focusing on Paramedic health, wellbeing & practice
  • Research within the School of Primary & Allied Health Care focusing on allied health service provision in Australian & New Zealand Hospitals
  • Research investigating the relationship between breast size on shoulder, neck & back pain – see video below.

Megan’s research publications to date (as at February 2021) can be viewed on the Physioworks Health Group education & research page. These research papers include:

  • What is the prevalence of frequent attendance to emergency departments & what is the impact on emergency department utilisation? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Evidence-based practice conversations with clinical supervisors during paramedic placements: An exploratory study of student’s perceptions.
  • ‘There is a very distinct need for education’ among people with rotator cuff tendinopathy: An exploration of health professionals’ attitudes.
  • Chronic Heart Failure & Exercise: A Systematic Review and meta-analysis.

Exercise Physiologist Megan Jepson consults at Physioworks Cranbourne & Mulgrave (WPPC) clinics.

Physiotherapist Megan Jepson involved in exercise research