Associate Professor James McLoughlin

Academic Level D

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt North (BlkC Rm53)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr James McLoughlin

James has nearly 25 years clinical experience as a Neurological Physiotherapist. James has degrees in both Physiotherapy (UniSA), Clinical Neuroscience (University College London), & a PhD (UNSW). James extensive clinical experience in both neurological & vestibular rehabilitation and is Director of Advanced Neuro Rehab in Adelaide,

James is a clinical academic, combining clinical work, & an Associate Professor position at Flinders University engaging in clinical teaching in the areas of Stroke Rehab, Rehab in Degenerative Neurological Disorders, Clinical Neuroscience & Motor Control and Advanced Practice in Neurological Physiotherapy. James created & teaches Neurological Physiotherapy Master’s stream that began in 2011.

James has research experience at the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London plus strong collaborations with Neuroscience Research Australia in Sydney, Flinders University & the Flinders Medical Centre, SA.

James is passionate about providing relevant neuroscientific and clinical education for health professionals, patients and carers. James has run over 50 local, national & international physiotherapy short courses through Flinders University, Australian Physiotherapy Association or Advanced Neuro Education and has been an invited speaker at 17 different local, national and international clinical and research conferences.


Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
Masters of Clinical Neuroscience (Distinction)

Topic coordinator
REHB8040 Clinical Neuroscience & Motor Control
REHB8041 Advanced Practice in Neurological Physiotherapy
Supervisory interests
Human motor control
Motor re-learning
Movement analysis
Multiple sclerosis
Neurological rehabilitation
Parkinson's disease
Vestibular rehabilitation
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