Dr Jenny Setchell

NHMRC Early Career Fellow

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
j.setchell@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 51510

Overview

Dr Setchell is an NHMRC Research Fellow in Physiotherapy. Her research interests include post-structuralist critical perspectives on healthcare broadly, and physiotherapy specifically. Dr Setchell has been published broadly across health journals and has presented extensively on her work. Her PhD was in psychology and focussed on weight stigma in physiotherapy. She is experienced in a range of qualitative and post-qualitative research methodologies. Dr Setchell also has 20 years of diverse clinical experience in Australia and internationally primarily in the musculoskeletal and sports sub-disciplines. She is a founding member, and co-chairs the executive committee of the international Critical Physiotherapy Network. She is also a member of the International Society for Critical Health Psychology. Dr Setchell has held a number of grants and awards and was the recipient of the Margaret Mittelheuser Fellowship in 2015. She has also been an acrobat and a human rights worker.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Psychology), The University of Queensland
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy, Curtin University
  • Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy), Curtin University

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Setchell, Jenny and Ukachukwu, Abaraogu (2018). A critical perspective on stigma in physiotherapy: the example of weight stigma. Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. (pp. 150-173) edited by Barbara E. Gibson, David A. Nicholls, Jenny Setchell and Karen Synne Groven.Oslo, Norway: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP.

  • Doran, Blaise and Setchell, Jenny (2018). Performative acts of physiotherapy. Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. (pp. 125-149) edited by Barbara E. Gibson, David A. Nicholls, Jenny Setchell and Karen Synne Groven.Oslo, Norway: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP.

  • Groven, Karen Synne, Glenn, Nicole and Setchell, Jenny (2018). What's in a number?: progress and body shame in lifestyle programs for adolescents. Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. (pp. 334-355) edited by Barbara E. Gibson, David A. Nicholls, Jenny Setchell and Karen Synne Groven.Oslo, Norway: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP.

  • Gibson, Barbara E., Nicholls, David A., Setchell, Jenny and Synne Groven, Karen (2018). Working against the grain: criticality for an otherwise physiotherapy. Manipulating practices: a critical physiotherapy reader. (pp. 14-32) edited by Barbara E. Gibson, David A. Nicholls, Jenny Setchell and Karen Synne Groven.Oslo, Norway: Cappelen Damm Akademisk/NOASP.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

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