Áine is a HRB PhD scholar in Population Health and Health Services Research (SPHeRE). She graduated from Brunel University, London in 2003 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She worked clinically for eight years in a variety of clinical areas in The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin. She has held senior roles in Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Orthopaedic Triage. Áine completed her Masters in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2010 in University College Dublin. Prior to commencing the SPHeRE programme Áine held the role of Senior Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Pain Management in St Vincent’s University Hospital. Areas of research experience include function and morphology of spinal muscles in Low Back Pain along with communication style and exercise compliance in Physiotherapy. Her current areas of research interest are non-invasive interventions (physical activity and lifestyle modifications) in individuals with multimorbidity.