Alice Jones


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Alice graduated as a physiotherapist in Hong Kong and obtained her MPhil from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, MSc in Education from the University of Surrey and a PhD from the University of Queensland. She is a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists and was admitted as a Specialist in Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in 1995. In her earlier academic life, she was a Professor of Physiotherapy at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, visiting professor to Leeds Metropolitan University, an adjunct professor at Griffith University, and an honorary professor at the University of Sydney from 2012-2020. She is presently an Honorary Professor at The University of Queensland, part-time Director of Physiotherapy at the Kunming Medical University, visiting professor to the Tongji University, Sichuan West China Clinical Medical College, and the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. She has facilitated many academic exchange activities between physiotherapy programmes in Australia and China.

Education and Academic Qualifications
2000 University of Queensland, Australia, PhD (Physiotherapy)
1996 Australian College of Physiotherapists, FACP (Cardiopulmonary Care)
1994 University of Surrey, United Kingdom, MSc (Education)
1992 University of Surrey, United Kingdom, DipEd (Education)
1992 The Chinese University of Hong Kong, MPhil (Physiotherapy)
1980 Sheffield Polytechnic, United Kingdom, CertIT (Intensive Therapy)
1976 Hong Kong Government School of Physiotherapy, CertPT
Australian Physiotherapy Association Member
AHPRA Registered
Life member of Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association
Professional Experience
  1. Past Academic appointments
  2. Jul 2012 – Oct 2020 Honorary Professor, Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    Sep 2016 – Aug 2020 Visiting Professor, Shanghai University of Medical Health Sciences, Shanghai, China
    Sep 2016 – Sep 2018 Overseas Talent Teacher. Shanghai Province. China
    Sep 2015 – 2018 Honorary Professor, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Apr 2013 – Mar 2019 Adjunct Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Sep 2013 – Sep 2017 Visiting Professor, Fujian TCM University, Fuzhou, China
    Apr 2012 – Dec 2015 Senior Research Fellow, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital & Griffith University Brisbane, Australia
    Sep 2012 – Dec 2015 Adjunct Professor, School of Rehabilitation Sciences (Physiotherapy), Griffith University, Australia
    May 2005 – Jan 2012 Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Oct 2006 – Jan 2012 Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
    Jan 2007 – Jan 2012 Director, Centre for East meets West in Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Jul 2010 – Jun 2011 Acting Head of Department, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Sep 2008 – Jun 2010 Associate Head, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Jan 2003 – Dec 2007 Programme Leader, Physiotherapy Programme, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    May 2002 – May 2005 Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia
    Feb 1997 – Apr 2005 Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Oct 1994 – Jan 1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Jul 1993 – Sep 1994 Senior Tutor & Clinical Supervisor, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia
    Sep 1988 – Jun 1993 Lecturer, Physiotherapy Section, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic, Hong Kong

  3. Past hospital appointments
  4. Aug 1988 – Sep 1988 Physiotherapy Supervisor in ICU, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong
    Mar 1986 – Jun 1988 Physiotherapist, Launceston General Hospital, Tasmania, Australia
    Apr 1982 – Feb 1986 Chief Physiotherapist (Senior physiotherapist in-charge), The Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong
    Feb 1980 – Aug 1980 Physiotherapist, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, England
    Oct 1978 – Mar 1982 Physiotherapist I, The Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong
    Sep 1976 – Sep 1978 Physiotherapist II, The Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong
Research Publications
  1. Carol L Hodgson et al. Comparison of 6-month outocmes of COVID-19 vs Non-COVID-19 survivors of critical illness. The COVID-Recovery study investigators and the ANZICS trials group. Am J Resp Crit Care Med. 2022. In press
  2. Thomas P et al. 2022 Physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting and beyond: an update to clinical practice recommendations. Journal of Physiotherapy.
  3. Carol L Hodgson et al. The Impact of COVID-19 Critical Illness on New Disability, Functional Outcomes and Return to Work at 6-Months: A Prospective Cohort Study. Critical Care. 2021. 25:382
  4. Dean E, Soderlund A, Gosselink R, Jones AYM, Yu PM, Skinner M. Immuno-modulation with lifestyle behaviour change to reduce SARS-COV-2 susceptibility and COVID-19 severity: Goals consistent with contemporary physiotherapy practice. Physiotherapy. 2021, Doi:
  5. Liu F, Tsang RCC, Jones AYM, Zhou MC, Xue KW, Chen ML, Wang YL. Cardiodynamic variables measured by Impedance Cardiography during a 6-minute walk test are reliable predictors of peak oxygen consumption in young healthy adults. 2021. PLOS One. 16(5):e0252219.
  6. Dean E, Skinner M, Yu PM, Jones AYM, Gosselink R, Söderlund A. Why COVID-19 strengthens the case to scale up assault on non-communicable diseases: role of health professionals including physical therapists in mitigating pandemic waves. 2021. AIMS Public Health, 8(2):369-375. DOI: 10.3934/publichealth.2021028
  7. Pan L, Chen SL, Guo YS, Du YX, Wu XD, Jones AYM, Han J. Limiting potential COVID-19 contagion in squatting public toilets. Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal.2021;41(2):1-7.
Research Interests
– Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy
– Physiotherapy Education

Abraham Jones

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Abraham is a principal physiotherapist and practice manager located at a multidisciplinary private practice in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Class I Honours) degree from the University of Queensland in 2018. He moved to Central Queensland to pursue his passion for sports and physiotherapy education in a regional area. During his university training in physiotherapy, he chaperoned his Mum in China and assisted her as a tutor and lecturing at various universities on physiotherapy subjects viewed from a student’s perspective. He developed a passion for education inspired by his mother’s teaching.
Abraham now utilizes that passion to organize and conduct the professional development for 50+ multidisciplinary team members, and supervises recent graduates and students on university placement, whilst continuing to practice clinical physiotherapy. His goal is to provide a high standard of physiotherapy education to developing regions through online education.

Education and Academic Qualifications
– University of Queensland: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours Class I) 2018
– UQ Post-Graduate Research Presenter and Speaker
– Australian Physiotherapy Association Member
– AHPRA Registered
– QIP Accredited Spirometry Assessor
Professional Experience
– Principal Physiotherapist, Practice Manager & Professional Development Coordinator | Entirely Health Rockhampton 2019-Current | A Director of Entirely Health Rockhampton 2021 to present
– Visiting Physiotherapist | Hillcrest Private Hospital Rockhampton 2019-2021
– Visiting Physiotherapist & Allied Health Coordinator | Bethesda Nursing Home 2019-Current
– Sports Physiotherapist and Trainer | Rockhampton Wolverines, Classic Wallabies Rugby Union, Rockhampton Grammar School Rugby Union/League
Recent Publications
  1. Jones, A., Ingram, M. E., & Forbes, R. (2021). Physiotherapy new graduate self-efficacy and readiness for interprofessional collaboration: a mixed methods study. Journal of interprofessional care, 35(1), 64–73.
  2. Jones, A., Ingram, M. E., & Forbes, R. (2021). Physiotherapy new graduate self-efficacy and readiness to engage in pain assessment and management: A mixed-methods study. Focus on Health Professional Education.
Research Interests
– Sports Physiotherapy
– Musculoskeletal injuries
– Rehabilitation of post-ACL injury