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Madeleine joined Strathclyde in 2000 having previously worked at the University of Glasgow, the University of Edinburgh and the MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit in London. She is a Chartered Psychologist and an HCPC registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating rehabilitation programmes for stroke survivors, and she is also interested in how perceptuo-motor control changes with age.
Academic / Professional qualifications
BSc (Hons), MPhil, PhD (Edinburgh), CPsychol, HCPC registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist.
Stroke rehabilitation. Developing and evaluating low-cost rehabilitation interventions for adults who have survived a stroke. These interventions are aimed at improving upper limb function, physical activity levels and cognitive abilities.
Ageing. Age-related changes in perceptuo-motor control and the extent to which perceived movement abilities change the activities older adults engage in.
Modelling the timing of body movements. Developing and testing the tau-guide model of the timing of motor actions. Exploring the extent to which the temporal control of movement is similar to other forms of timing such as the perception of a time interval.
EPSRC '' £908,945 to A.Duffy (PI) and M.Grealy (2015-2018)
Chief Scientist Office 'Feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of a community based, cycling exercise programme to improve physical and psychological outcomes in stroke survivors' £101,307 to M.Grealy (PI) and P.Rowe (2014-2015)
The Dunhill Medical Trust ‘Development of a virtual reality exercise machine for older adults’ £29,763 to M.Grealy (PI) and H.Lakany (2012-2014)
EPSRC/Strathclyde University ‘Bridging the Gap’ award of £12,236 to D.Dixon, M. Grealy, & S.Webb A. for ‘How infectious is Human Behaviour? (2012)
EPSRC/Strathclyde University ‘Bridging the Gap’ award of £20,000 to H. Carswell, M. Grealy, P.Rowe & B.Conway for ‘What are the optimum rehabilitation tasks and doses for promoting stem cell function after stroke? ’ (2012)
Chief Scientists Office (Scottish Government) award of £ 151,229 to N. Mutrie (PI), C. Fitzsimons, D. Rowe, M. Grealy, A. McConnachie, H. Macdonald, M. Grant, M. Granat, D. Skelton & R. Shaw for ‘The feasibility of a pedometer-based walking programme in combination with a physical activity consultation in Scottish adults aged 65 years and over in a primary care setting.’ (2008-2010)
EPSRC ‘Bridging the Gap’ University Award of £10,320 to M. Grealy, A. Thomson & B. Stansfield for ‘Minimizing the risk of exclusion: effective older adult interaction with technology-based exercise machines.’ (2009)
Carrnegie Trust award of £34,200 to F.Pollick (PI, Glasgow University), H.Gallagher (Glasgow Caledonian University), M.Grealy, D.Brennan (Southern General Hospital), J.Cavanagh (University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital) for a project entitled ‘Brain mechanisms of emotion processing in depression’. (2007-2008)
EPSRC award for £347,363 to A.Nicol (PI), M.Grealy, B.Conway, A.Macdonald and P.Rowe for a project entitled ‘Integration of biomechanical and psychological parameters of functional performance of older adults into a new computer aided design package for inclusive design’ (2001-2005).
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Doctor of Philosophy, A theoretical and empirical investigation of the tau-coupling theory, University of Edinburgh
Award Date: 1 Jan 1998
Master of Philosophy, University of Chichester
Award Date: 1 Jan 1995
Bachelor of Science, University of Liverpool
Award Date: 1 Jan 1987
- Perception and action
- Motor control
- Sport Psychology
- Stroke rehabilitation
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Cogan, N., Parra Rodriguez, M., Fleming, L., Quinn, N., Tse, D., Knifton, L., McCann, L., Maguire, R., Smith, M., Graham, C. D., Grealy, M., Stephen, S., Weir, N. M., Donnachie, C., Cameron, J., Kane, T., Lakey, T. & Donovan, K.
12/05/23 → 12/05/23
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An intensive exercise program using a technology-enriched rehabilitation gym for the recovery of function in people with chronic stroke: usability studyKerr, A., Keogh, M., Slachetka, M., Grealy, M. & Rowe, P., 21 Jul 2023, In: JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. 10, 9 p., e46619.
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Pieri, M., Foote, H., Grealy, M. A., Lawrence, M., Lowit, A. & Pearl, G., 4 Mar 2023, In: Aphasiology. 37, 3, p. 504-562 59 p.
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Quantitative and qualitative data from a functional magnetic resonance (fMRI) study of ideation in product design engineering