Engage in physiotherapy research


Undertake different levels of engagement in physiotherapy research activities to improve the quality and evidence base in the physiotherapy field.

Alternative labels

engage in research in physiotherapy
conduct research in physiotherapy
do research in psychotherapy
undertake research activity in physiotherapy

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Engage in physiotherapy research is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Physiotherapist: Physiotherapists are autonomous health professionals who are responsible for developing, maintaining or restoring motor function and movement throughout the lifespan using evidence-based practice. They relieve pain and treat or prevent physical conditions associated with injury, disease or other impairments. Physiotherapists empower patients and their carers to manage the condition outside clinical settings. They work within their scope of practice and their professional Code of Conduct. 
Advanced physiotherapist: Advanced physiotherapists are highly specialised. They make complex decisions and manage risks in unpredictable contexts and within a defined area. They may focus on a specific area of clinical practice, education, research or professional management.

Optional skill

Engage in physiotherapy research is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Engage in physiotherapy research – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022