Dr Andrew Kerr


Biomedical Engineering

Personal statement

My primary research interest is the study of human movement. This has been shaped from many years as a physiotherapist; practising, teaching and researching. I am currently working on a number of projects using technology to support and optimise neurorehabilitation. I am particularly interested in the recovery of community mobility.


Experiences of augmented arm rehabilitation including supported self-management after stroke : a qualitative investigation
Schnabel Stefanie, Kerr Andy, van Wijk Frederike, Barber Mark, Langhorne Peter, Kidd Lisa
Clinical Rehabilitation (2020)
Exploration of barriers and enablers for evidence-based interventions for upper limb rehabilitation following a stroke : use of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy and Robot Assisted Therapy in NHS Scotland
Sweeney Gillian, Barber Mark, Kerr Andrew
British Journal of Occupational Therapy, pp. 1-11 (2020)
Biomechanical correlates for recovering walking speed following a stroke. The potential of tibia to vertical angle as a therapy target
Kerr Andy, Rowe Philip, Clarke Allan, Chandler Elizabeth, Smith Jess, Ugbolue Chris, Pomeroy Valerie
Gait and Posture Vol 76, pp. 162-167 (2020)
Automated movement feedback for recovering independence in the sit-to-stand movement in an older population : a pilot randomised controlled trial of a novel system
Ho Siu Fai, Thomson Avril, Moylan Tricia, McGuckin Julie, Kerr Andrew
OBM Geriatrics Vol 3 (2019)
Community cycling exercise for stroke survivors is feasible and acceptable
Kerr Andy, Cummings Joanne, Barber Mark, McKeown Marie, Rowe Philip, Mead Gillian, Doucet Amy, Berlouis Katherine, Grealy Madeleine
Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation Vol 26, pp. 485-490 (2019)
Quantifying sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit transitions in free-living environments using the activPAL thigh-worn activity monitor
Pickford Chris G, Findlow Andrew H, Kerr Andy, Banger Matthew, Clarke-Cornwell Alexandra M, Hollands Kristen L, Quinn Terry, Granat Malcolm H
Gait and Posture Vol 73, pp. 140-146 (2019)

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Professional activities

Web Based Physiotherapy for People Undergoing Stroke Rehabilitation
Connecting with Industry workshop
National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) (External organisation)
Stroke Rehabilitation Biodesign Workshop
West of Scotland Geriatric Medicine training day
Clinical Gait Analysis

More professional activities


Truck 2 year follow-up and health economics | Keogh, Maisie
Rowe, Philip (Principal Investigator) Kerr, Andy (Co-investigator) Keogh, Maisie (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 01-Jan-2022
Doctoral Training Partnership 2018-19 University of Strathclyde | Keogh, Maisie
Rowe, Philip (Principal Investigator) Kerr, Andy (Co-investigator) Keogh, Maisie (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 01-Jan-2022
Using the Kinect optical sensor to track functional movements of the hand: Testing a new model for application in stroke rehabilitation
Kazakidi, Asimina (Principal Investigator) Kerr, Andy (Principal Investigator)
20-Jan-2016 - 04-Jan-2017
Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | Chase, Karen
Kerr, Andy (Principal Investigator) Rowe, Philip (Co-investigator) Chase, Karen (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 01-Jan-2020
Supporting Sit-To-Stand Rehabilitation Using Smartphone Sensors to provide tactile feedback
Kerr, Andy (Principal Investigator) Dunlop, Mark (Co-investigator)
02-Jan-2015 - 01-Jan-2016
KTP - PAL Technologies
Kerr, Andy (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2015 - 31-Jan-2018

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Biomedical Engineering
Graham Hills Building

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