Dr. Stephen Rajan Samuel

Assistant Professor

Department of Physiotherapy (at Mangalore)

Qualification: Dr. Stephen Samuel is Assistant Professor at the department of Physiotherapy, KMC, Mangaluru

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr.Stephen Samuel is Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He is a:

    • Research Guide for Post Graduate Students (Cardiopulmonary physiotherapy, health promotion & fitness)
    • Moderates and evaluates postgraduates’ seminar.
    • Clinical in charge of Cardiopulmonary & Oncology Care KMCH, Attavar.
    • Teaching undergraduate and post graduate students

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Exercise Therapy BPT: First semester
Exercise Physiology BPT: 4th Semester
Ethics Third year BPT
Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Sciences 4th Year BPT
Exercise Physiology Fourth Year BPT
Cancer Rehabilitation First year MPT
Health Promotion & Fitness Second year MPT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Cancer Rehabilitation School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2017
MPT - Master of Physiotherapy Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy,Health Promotion & Fitness School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
BPT-Bachelors in Physiotherapy Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy,Mangalore 2008

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor Teaching, Clinical & Research Work 2017 - till date
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Academy of Higher Education, Manipal PhD Scholar Research Work & Teaching February 2013- March 2017
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Mumbai Clinical Physiotherapist Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapist Nov 2011-Feb 2013

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Fitness Testing and Training, Exercise Testing & Presecription

Area of Expertise

Cancer Rehabilitation

Area of Research

Exercise Oncology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • September 2016-Appointed as a member of the International Cancer Related Fatigue Guidelines Committee of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.
  • January 2016-Appointed as Vice-Chair of the Fatigue study group of Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.
  • Member of Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Member of Society of Indian Physiotherapists
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists

Effect of exercise training on functional capacity & quality of life in head & neck cancer patients receiving chemo radiotherapy

2013-01-01 Stephen R Samuel Maiya GA Babu A S Vidyasagar MS

Indian J Med Res 137(3): 515-52

Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients: A physiotherapist's perspective

Cancer Rehabilitation Stephen R Samuel Maiya GA Vidyasagar M S

Indian J Cancer 2014; 51:86

Application of Low Frequency and Medium Frequency Currents in the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain—a Narrative Review

Pain Management Stephen R Samuel Maiya GA

Indian J Palliat Care 2015

Exercise-based interventions for cancer survivors in India: a systematic review

Cancer Rehabilitation Stephen R Samuel Kumar SV Maiya GA Fernandes DJ McNeely ML

Springer Plus 2015; 4:655

Effectiveness of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation as a supplement to multi modal-analgesia for acute post-operative pain following abdominal surgery

Post Operative Pain Management Stephen R Samuel Maiya GA Nita V

Indian journal of anesthesia 02/2016; 60(2).

Effectiveness of exercise-based rehabilitation on functional capacity and quality of life in head and neck cancer patients receiving chemo-radiotherapy

March 2019 Exercise Oncology Stephen Rajan Samuel G Arun Maiya Donald Fernades Karen Mustian

Supportive Care in Cancer

Pedometer-based exercise interventions for patients with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy - A systematic review

January 2020 Cancer Rehabilitation Stephen Rajan Samuel Aagna Gandhi

Indian Journal of Palliative Care

Sarcopenia in male patients with head and neck cancer receiving chemoradiotherapy: A longitudinal pilot study

February 2020 Cancer Rehabilitation Namrata C Stephen Rajan Samuel Neeranjan M Justin Keogh

Pee rJ

Effect of a pedometer-based exercise program on cancer related fatigue and quality of life amongst patients with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy

June 2020 Cancer Rehabilitation Stephen Rajan Samuel Aagna Gandhi

Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention

Respiratory muscle function and exercise capacity in a stage 4 Head and Neck Cancer Patient receiving Chemo radiotherapy – A Case Report

July 2020 Cancer Rehabilitation Macrina D'Souza Stephen Rajan Samuel

Indian Journal of Palliative Care

Role of Physiotherapy in Hospice Care of Patients With Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review

August 2020 Palliative Care & Hospice Care Prina Vira Stephen Rajan Samuel Sampath Kumar A Rachita Gururaj

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine