Girish N

Assistant Professor - Selection grade

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Mr. Girish N is Assistant Professor – Senior Scale in the Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He:

    • Is Class Coordinator for 3rd Semester Malaysian BPT Bridge program
    • Is In-charge of community physiotherapy

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Community Physiotherapy IV year BPT
Physiotherapy in Neurology III year BPT
Exercise Therapy II II year BPT
Biomechanics II year BPT
Exercise Therapy I I year BPT
Geriatrics II MPT
Occupational Health and Ergonomics II MPT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPT Community Based Rehabilitation Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2007
BPT Mahatma Gandhi University 2003

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor 2009 - 2011
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Lecturer 2008 - 2010
Padmashree Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore Lecturer 2007 - 2008
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor - Senior Scale 2011-2014
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor - Selection grade 2014 - till date

Development of a software for ergonomic evaluation and decision making

Girish N

Funding agency: BoP, Philips, Manipal; Amount: INR 80,000; Duration: 3years; Status: on-going; Role: Co-PI

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Geriatrics, Community Physiotherapy, Technology in rehabilitation, Ergonomics

Area of Expertise

Balance in older adults, Adaptive sports, Manual Material Handling

Area of Research

Ergonomics, Manual material handling, cognition in older adults

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional affilitations:
  • Indian Association of Physiotherapists  
  • Red Cross Society

Health related fitness profile among institutionalised elderly in rural india

2013-01-01 Senthil Kumaran Rajesh Navada

Journal of Indian Academy of Geriatrics, Vol. 9, No. 2

Musculoskeletal risk assessment among nurses in patient manual handling in hospital wards- a cross sectional study

2013-01-01 Suma Kulkarni

www.cureus .com

Prevalence of Neck pain among Desktop and Laptop Computer Users in University Staff and Students

2012-01-01 Andrew Lalithambikai Shalini Mohd Safuan

International Journal of Current Research and Review, Vol 4(9)

Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among Cashew Factory Workers

2012-01-01 Kamath Ramachandra Arun Maiya Asha Kamath

Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, Vol 67(1)

Relationship between foot discomfort and footwear: A cross sectional study

2012-01-01 Athena Rosa DeMello Girish N

Role: Guide

Musculo-skeletal risk assessment among nurses in patient manual handling in hospital wards – a cross sectional study

2011-01-01 Suma Kulkarni Girish N

Role: Guide

Concurrent validity, predictive validity and responsiveness of Figure-of-8-Walk Test in older adults

2012-01-01 Remya Varma Girish N N Manikandan

Role: Co-guide

Effect of exercise based intervention on back pain and knee pain among cashew factory workers- a randomised controlled trial

2011-01-01 Prakruti Patel Girish N Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Effect of a comprehensive exercise program on health related fitness, cognition, functional activity and quality of life in elderly

2011-01-01 Neha Reji Girish N N Manikandan

Role: Co-guide

Single and dual task activity on gait variables among older adults

2015-01-01 Khadga Singh Gurung Dr. Parul Agarwal Girish N

Role: Guide

Maximal acceptable eight of load using progressive isoinertial lifting evaluation amongst male construction workers.

2015-01-01 Mandeep Singh Bains Tenzin Choejor Zongpa Rajesh Navada GV Girish N

Role: Guide

Role of educational material on health seeking behavior and functional health status among patients with arthritis

2013-01-01 Sidhiprada Mohapatra Dr. Parul Agarwal Girish N

Role: Guide

Work Ability Index Among Construction Workers

2014-01-01 Wakode Pallavi Subhashrao Girish N Dr. Kavitha Raja

Role: Co-guide

Stroop Interference Effect and Walking Speed in Persons with and Without Dementia

2014-01-01 Patel Nency Manherlal Dr. Parul Agarwal Girish N

Role: Guide

Inter-rater Reliability of Foot Print Method for Evaluating Flat Foot in School Going Children in Manipal & Udupi

2010-01-01 Vinodhini Arjunan N Manikandan Girish N

Role: Guide

Prevalence of Neck pain among desktop and laptop computer users in university staff and students

2012-01-01 Andrew Shashi Lalithambika Shalini Periasamy Mohd Safuan Girish N

Role: Co-guide

Observed Versus perceived barriers among institutionalized older adults

2014-01-01 Pawan Gurung Pawan P Singh Girish N

Role: Guide

Determining the dimensions of L5-S1 intervertebral disc

2014-01-01 Priyanka Rajan Rajesh Navada GV Girish N

Role: Guide

Maximum acceptable weight of load during one person lift

2014-01-01 Jovy Titus Sarosh Somani Tenzin Choezom Girish N

Role: Guide