CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Chairperson- student affairs, SOAHS
- Academic- III BPT coordinator
- Clinical In-charge: Balance and vestibular rehabilitation Unit and Neurosurgery wards
Dr. John Solomon M is Associate Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS Manipal.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Exercise Therapy||Practical||I BPT|
|Exercise Therapy||Theory/Practica||II BPT|
|PT Neuro||Theory/Practical||III BPT|
|Ethics and Administration||Theory||III BPT|
|Physiotherapy Theory and Practice||I MPT|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Neurorehabilitation||Manipal Academy of Higher Education||2010|
|MPT||Neurosciences||School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||2003|
|BPT||SRIPMS, Coimbatore, Dr. MGR University||2000|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Department of Physiothereapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Associate Professor||2008 - till date|
|Department of Physiothereapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Assistant Professor||2006-2008|
|Department of Physiothereapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Lecturer||2003-2006|
|PG cum tutor||2001-2003|
ENHANCE: Enhancing brain plasticity for sensorimotor recovery in spastic hemiparesis
2016-01-01 John Solomon M
Funding agency: International Development Research Centre, Canada/ The Royal institution for the advancement of Learning, McGill University, Canada (135,573 CAD); Duration: Jan 2016 - Nov 2018; Role: Co-Investigator
Improving rehabilitation services through evidence-based practice – assessing neurological recovery
2013-01-05 John Solomon M
Funding agency: Grand challenges, Canada (33,618 CAD); Duration: May 2013 - Dec 2014; Role: Co-Investigator
Virtual reality stroke rehabilitation
2013-01-11 John Solomon M
Funding agency: Grand challenges, Canada (13,390 CAD); Duration: Nov 2013 - July 2014; Role: Co-investigator
Virtual reality training in improving balance in elderly
Funding agency: DST-TIDE, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (INR 12,50,000; Duration: Sanctioned; Role: Prinicpal Investigator
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Balance rehabilitation and Technology in neurorehabilitation
Area of Expertise
Vestibular rehabilitation, Acquired brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation
Area of Research
Physiotherapy in Neurosciences, Motor control, Balance
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Indian Association of Physiotherapists
- International Spinal Cord Society
- Indian federation of neurological rehabilitation
- International society of motor control
- Research training in motor control at McGill University during June 12gth to 24th 2013
- Motor control Summer School a training course for research in motor control conducted at Tihany, Hungary June 14th to 18th 2012
Can response time be trained with bilateral limb training in children with Down syndrome?
2015-01-01 Pratiksha T. Rao John Solomon M
J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2015; 6(3): 339–43
Towards Establishing Clinical Guidelines for an Arm Rehabilitation Virtual Reality System
2014-01-01 Philippe S. Archambault Nahid Gheidari Norouzi Dahlia Kairy John Solomon M Mindy F. Levin
In W Jensen editor. Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve – Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing; 2014. pp.263-70
Postural Sway in Dual-task Conditions between Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy and Typically Developing Children
2013-01-01 D A Asir John Samuel John Solomon M
Int J Health Rehabil Sci. 2013; 2(2): 91-7.
A report of body weight supported overground training in acute traumatic central cord syndrome
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2013; 7(1):96-8.
Role of Trunk Rehabilitation on Trunk Control, Balance and Gait in Patients with Chronic Stroke: A Pre-Post Design
Neuroscience and Medicine. 2011;2(2):61-7.
Comparison of Ankle Proprioception Between Pregnant and Non Pregnant Women
2011-01-01 Preetha R John Solomon M
Online J Health Allied Sci. 2011; 10(2):9.
Employment after paraplegia in India: a postal survey.
2011-01-01 Nalina Gupta John Solomon M Kavitha Raja
Spinal Cord. 2011;49(7):806-11.
Normative scores on Pediatric Balance Scale: A cross sectional study
2011-01-01 Devashish Tiwari Bhamini K Rao John Solomon M
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2011;5(3):45-8.
Pain after paraplegia: a survey in India.
2010-01-01 Nalina Gupta John Solomon M Kavitha Raja
Spinal Cord. 2010;48(4):342-6.
Response rate to a survey in India.
2009-01-01 Nalina Gupta John Solomon M Kavitha Raja
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2009;3(3):55-7
Energy expenditure during wheelchair propulsion in different levels of paraplegics using Physiological cost index.
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2009; 3(3):68-70.
Demographic characteristics of individuals with paraplegia in India- A survey
2008-01-01 Nalina Gupta John Solomon M Kavitha Raja
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2008;2(3):24-8.
Paraplegia: A postal survey of morbidity trends in India.
2007-01-01 Nalina Gupta John Solomon M Kavitha Raja
Spinal Cord. 2007;45(10):664-70.
Effect of Kinect based training on trunk control in patients with stroke
2015-01-01 Xina Quadros Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Effect of functional electrical stimulation on standing posture during post operative rehabilitation in children with spastic diplegia
2015-01-01 Manmohita Divya Mohan John Solomon M
Effect of Kinect based virtual reality game training in persons with Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunction
2015-01-01 Sanjana N Manikandan John Solomon M
Influence of optic flow guided treadmill walking in children
2014-01-01 Kalashree Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Influence of posterior leaf spring ankle foot orthosis on balance and gait parameters in hemiparetic patients
2014-01-01 Neha Kutumbe N Manikandan John Solomon M
Analysis of balance and function in different peripheral vestibular disorders
2014-01-01 Fayeza Akhtar Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Intermanual transfer in participants with hemiparesis following stroke: A pilot study
2013-01-01 Priyadarshini G R Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Comparison of home based endurance and resistance training on function and mobility in participants with paraplegia: A prelimenary study
2013-01-01 Akash Shah John Solomon M
Influence of seat surface on Upper limb function in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy.
2012-01-01 Asmi D Mehta John Solomon M
Comparison of TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) and FES (Functional Electical Stimulation) on lower limb spaticity in patients with spinal card injury.
2012-01-01 Anjali S John Solomon M N Manikandan
Trunk muscle activation during functional activities of the extremities in stroke patients.
2012-01-01 Varanasi Archana Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Postural Sway During Dual - task Conditions in Children with spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy
2011-01-01 Asir John Samuel John Solomon M
Axial Disabilities in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease in India- A Survey
2011-01-01 Nicole Dsouza John Solomon M N Manikandan
Effect of Functional Electrical Stimulation for Quadriceps on Weight Bearing Symmetry in Acute Hemiparetic Subjects- A Case Report
2011-01-01 Aditi Chandrakar John Solomon M
Association of gross motor development with severity of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy up to six months of age
2010-01-01 Rujal Kansara John Solomon M Bhamini K Rao
Effect of inter hemispheric activity training on reaction time with Downs syndrome
2010-01-01 Pratiksha Rao Vijayamuniraj Bhamini K Rao
Effect of mirror therapy on hand function in hemiplegic patients : A randomised control trial
2010-01-01 Aditi Mullick Senthil Kumaran D Bhamini K Rao
Correlation of Isometric Quadriceps Endurance with the Functional Mobility in Normal Elderly
2009-01-01 Monica Dhiman John Solomon M N Manikandan
Effect of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Trunk Control in Acute Hemiplegic Patients
2009-01-01 Nishanth Mahajan Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Concurrent Validity of Pediatric Balance Scale (PBS)
2009-01-01 Snahal Rathi John Solomon M Vijayamuniraj
Effect of vestibular adaptation exercise on balance following vestibular Schwannoma Resection-A randomized Control Trial
2009-01-01 Viral Shah Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Correlation between postural deformation & balance in patients with Parkinsonism
2009-01-01 Sunil Bhat Vijaymuniraj John Solomon M
Prevalence of Upper Extremity Discomfort in Clerical Workers and Effect of Physiotherapy Education in its Prevention.
2008-01-01 Shweta Bodke John Solomon M Dr. Kavitha Raja
Effect of Myofascial Release over Stretching on Elbow Flexors Spasticity.
2008-01-01 Sudhir Bhatbolan Vijayamuniraj John Solomon M
Reliability and Predictive Validity of Trunk Impairment Scale (TIS) in Patients with Acute Stroke.
2008-01-01 Arumbur Geeson David Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Correlation of Paediatric Reach Test with Paediatric Balance Scale as a Measure of Balance in Children between Age Group of 5-10 Years.
2008-01-01 S.Devika Rani Bhamini K Rao John Solomon M