Siobhan Reid

Dr, BA Swinburne UT, PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 602 Citations
  • 17 h-Index

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Personal profile


Siobhan Reid is Senior Lecturer and BrightSpark Fellow in the School of Human Sciences at UWA. With 15 years experience in biomechanics, her expertise lies in the analysis of human movement and exercise rehabilitation for those with disabilities, particularly neuromuscular disorders such as Cerebral Palsy. She is a Lecturer in Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation at UWA. Siobhan is also involved in the School's Paediatric Exercise Programs, which offer movement & physical education for children aged 2 to 18 years, who have difficulty learning and performing fundamental movement skills.

Funding overview

BrightSpark Fellowship: $278,000
Dr S Reid
Hitting the Right Spot: Optimising treatment with Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A in children with Cerebral Palsy.

UWA Collaboration Awards: 2012 $16,000
Dr S Reid, Dr C Elliott, Dr S Schroeder
Optimising botulinum toxin intervention in children with Cerebral Palsy

UWA Research Development Award: 2011 $11,800
Dr S Reid, Dr C Elliott
MRI Derived Muscle Pathology in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Striving for Better Treatment Outcomes

Ian Potter Foundation: 2009 $2000
'Travel Grant - American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine'

Raine Priming Grant: 2009-10 $130,672.00
Dr S Reid, Dr C Elliott, Dr J Valentine & Prof B Elliott.
Botulinum toxin-A use in children with cerebral palsy: Long-term neuromuscular implications

UWA Research Development Award: 2009 $18,000
Dr S Reid, Dr C Elliott
Is the relationship between muscle morphology and muscle strength consistent in typically developing children aged 5-10years?

PMH Foundation Grant: 2009-2010 $40,197
Dr C Elliott, Dr J Valentine, Mrs T Shillington &
Dr S Reid.
Neuromuscular outcomes of long-term Botulinum toxin-A use in children with cerebral palsy.

PMH CP Education Grant: 2007-2008 $50,369.00
Dr C Elliott, Dr S Reid & Dr J Valentine.
Cross Sectional Study of the effect of BoNT-A on musculoskeletal functioning of children with CP

Occupational Therapy Registration Board Research Foundation: 2007 $9,756.00
Dr C Elliott, Dr S Reid & Mrs N Gibson
Long term effects of BoNT-A in children with CP

Teaching overview

Siobhan teaches across a number of units in the School of Human Sciences including;

3385 - Exercise Science and Disability
5667 - Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation


Siobhan's broad area of interest lies in rehabilitation for those with neurodevelopmental disability and disease. Specifically;

  • Evidence based practice in the management of children with cerebral palsy
  • Musculoskeletal and neurodevelopmental pathways in cerebral palsy
  • Exercise rehabilitation and physical activity for children with neurodevelopmental disability, movement and mental health disorders

Research expertise keywords

  • Biomedical data processing
  • Clinical gait analysis

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Research Output

Children with cerebral palsy have larger Achilles tendon moment arms than typically developing children

Alexander, C. F., Reid, S., Stannage, K., Dwyer, B., Elliott, C., Valentine, J. & Donnelly, C. J., 3 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 82, p. 307-312 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prevalence of Motor Difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Analysis of a Population-Based Cohort

    Licari, M. K., Alvares, G. A., Varcin, K., Evans, K. L., Cleary, D., Reid, S. L., Glasson, E. J., Bebbington, K., Reynolds, J. E., Wray, J. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 18 Oct 2019, In : Autism Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A realist evaluation of a physical activity participation intervention for children and youth with disabilities: What works, for whom, in what circumstances, and how?

    Willis, C. E., Reid, S., Elliott, C., Rosenberg, M., Nyquist, A., Jahnsen, R. & Girdler, S., 15 Mar 2018, In : BMC Pediatrics. 18, 1, 113.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 11 Citations (Scopus)