Dr. Fiddy Davis J

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Fiddy Davis J is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences at SOAHS, Manipal University.

    He:

    • Deliver lecture and demonstration for under graduate and post graduate students
    • Research mentoring for post graduate students and research scholars
    • Assess athletes (recreational and Professional) and Design exercise programs for Performance enhancement, Pre-habilitation and rehabilitation
    • Administration of the department

    Institutional

    • Member, Executive Council, Manipal University 
    • Coordinates Manipal University’s Strategic Road Map – Vision 2020
    • Member of the Academic Reputation Team

     

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Introduction to Exercise, Sport and Movement Sciences MES 601 BES 105 I Semester
Exercise Physiology MES 603 I and II Semester
Strength and Conditioning MES 701 III Semester
Athletic Training and Injury Prevention MES 705 III Semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Sports Medicine SOAHS, Manipal University 2013
Master of Physiotherapy Cardiopulmonary Science MCOAHS, Manipal University 2003
PG Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy Sports Physiotherapy Alagappa University 1998
Bachelor of Physiotherapy Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University 1997

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Allied Health Sciences. Manipal University Associate Professor Head of the Department Since September 2014
School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University Associate Professor In-Charge Human Performance Lab October 2008-September 2014
School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University Lecturer and Assistant Professor Taught Exercise Physiology, Cardiopulmonary sciences and Biomechanics October 2004 to 2008
Kasturba Medical College , Mangalore, Manipal University Lecturer Taught Biomechanics and Cardio pulmonary Sciences October 2003 to October 2004
Department of Physiotherapy, Gokulam Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Salem Lecturer Taught Biomechanics September 1999 to August 2001
Department of Physical Education and Health Sciences, Alagappa University, Karaikudi Physiotherapist cum Teaching Assistant Taught Sports Biomechanics and Injury Prevention February 1999 to July 1999

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Injury prevention, training and conditioning, analysis of sport movements

Area of Expertise

Exercise testing, designing conditioning programs

Area of Research

Shoe-surface, shoe - feet Interaction and injury risk, Sport mechanics and injury risk

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Member of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • Member of National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Member of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP)
  • Certified BLS Instructor (American Heart Association)
  • Best outgoing student in Master of Physiotherapy at Manipal University (2001-2003)
  • Distinguished Service Award for Research from the Indian Association of Physiotherapists 2015

C-reactive protein and Coronary Heart Disease - Risk Marker or Risk Factor?

2012-01-01 Vidyasagar S Maiya GA Davis F

The Journal of Clinical and Scientific Research

Chronotropic and perceptual responses to deep water running

2010-01-01 Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Rao B Davis F

Med Sci Sports Exerc.2012 May;44(5): s664-s665

Resistance exercise training for hypertension

2010-01-01 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Chandrasekaran B Arumugam A Kumaran DS Chandrasharma B

Physical fitness training for people with spinal cord injury

2009-01-01 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Kumaran DS Nair S Vijayamuniraj J Davis F

Ethical Issues – Perspectives for Physiotherapists

2006-01-01 Peepee Publishers Raja K Sivakumar T Davis F

Effect of Eight Weeks of Walking on High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

Vidyasagar S Maiya G A

Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and occupational therapy.2014; Sep:176-181

Physical fitness training for people with spinal cord injury

2009-08-07 Davis F Kumaran DS Nair S Vijayamuniraj J

Citation (Journal. Year Month; Volume (Issue): Page No.): Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009; (3) URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD007955/abstract

Resistance exercise training for hypertension

2010-10-11 Chandrasekaran B B Arumugam A Davis F Kumaran DS Chandrasharma B Khundrakpam C

Citation (Journal. Year Month; Volume (Issue): Page No.): Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2010; (11) URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD008822/abstract

Chronotropic and perceptual responses to deep water running

Davis F Rao B

Citation (Journal. Year Month; Volume (Issue): Page No.): Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 May;44(5): s664-s665

C-reactive protein and Coronary Heart Disease - Risk Marker or Risk Factor?

Davis FJ Vidyasagar S Maiya GA

Citation (Journal. Year Month; Volume (Issue): Page No.): The Journal of Clinical and Scientific Research Oct-Dec 2012;1 (4): 178-186

Ethical Issues: Perspectives for the Physiotherapists

2009-01-01 Kavitha Raja Fiddy Davis Sivakumar T

BOOK- Publisher -PEEPEE

Effect of Eight Weeks of Walking on High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol

Davis FJ Vidyasagar S Maiya GA

Citation (Journal. Year Month; Volume (Issue): Page No.): Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and occupational therapy. July – September 2014; 8(3): 176-181

A Musculoskeletal Injury Profile of Athletes at a National Inter-University Athletic Meet in Manipal, Karnataka, India

Prachi Shah Abraham Samuel Babu Vaibhavi Satam H.S.Ballal Fiddy Davis Arun Maiya

Citation (Journal. Year Month; Volume (Issue): Page No.):The shield.2011, Vol.6: 50-56

Dose response relationship between exercise intensity and heart rate variability

2012-01-01 Mukesh Sinha

Effect of circuit training on aerobic capacity and body composition

2012-01-01 Charmie Vora

Effect of Jacobson’s Progressive muscle relaxation on heart rate variability and anxiety and patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery

2012-01-01 Saumya

Relationship Between Core Stability and Athletic Performance in Recreational Athletes

2012-01-01 Shifra Mallika Digpal

Effect of warm up on estimating peak oxygen consumption using Bruce protocol

2010-01-01 Shanu Jadhwani

Does response relationship between exercise volume and post exercise hypotension

2009-01-01 Nicole Elaine and Ansu

Reference equations for six minute walk test in healthy Indian adults

2009-01-01 Jothsna Medora Victoria