Meredith Smith

Meredith Smith


School of Allied Health Science and Practice

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Meredith Smith is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy within the School of Allied Health Science and Practice. Her background is as a clinical physiotherapist in paediatrics and adult rehabilitation, with specialised skills in paediatric rehabilitation and three dimensional gait analysis. Meredith is currently completing a PhD on the topic 'Tailoring Chronic Pain Assessment for Children and Young People with Cerebral Palsy'. Meredith previously completed a Masters of Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice through Monash University, including a research translation project focusing on community physiotherapy surveillance in cerebral palsy. Meredith is a titled APA Paediatric Physiotherapist and a committee member for the APA Paediatric special interest group. Meredith also continues to work clinically at Novita and the Women's and Children's Hospital.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Smith, M. G., & Patritti, B. L. (2022). Minimal Clinically Important Difference of the Gait Assessment and Intervention Tool for Adults with Stroke. Gait & Posture, 91, 212-215.
    DOI WoS1
    Smith, N. L., Smith, M. G., Gibson, N., Imms, C., Thornton, A. L., & Harvey, A. R. (n.d.). Pain coping tools for children and young adults with a neurodevelopmental disability: A systematic review of measurement properties. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

Course development:

Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan (2022)

Paediatric and Women's Health Physiotherapy (2023)



Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan (2022)

Foundations of Health and Wellbeing (2021)

Evidence Based Practice 1 (2021, 2022)

Physiotherapy Exercise Prescription & Physical Activity (2022)


Course Coordination

Physiotherapy Across the Lifespan (2022)

  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Member Australian Physiotherapy Association - Paediatric Special Interest Group Australian Physiotherapy Association Australia
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83137149
  • Email:
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering & Maths Sciences, floor 4
  • Org Unit: Physiotherapy

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