CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Guide for post graduate research activities
- Evaluation of post graduate case presentations
- Evaluation of interns case presentation
- Clinical teaching of post graduates and interns
- Member of Quality and Compliance Committee
- Class Coordinator for BPT II year/IV semester
Ms. Kavitha Vishal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Biophysics and Basics of Electrotherapy||BPT I year/I semester|
|Applied Anatomy and Applied Physiology||BPT I year/II semester|
|Practical in basics of exercise therapy -II||BPT I year/II semester|
|Biomechanics||BPT II year/III semester|
|Practical in Exercise therapy -I||BPT II year/III semester|
|Theoretical concepts in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy –I||BPT III year/V semester|
|Neuromusculoskeletal skills I||BPT III year/V semester|
|Theoretical concepts in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy –II||BPT III year/VI semester|
|Neuromusculoskeletal skills II||BPT III year/VI semester|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|BPT||Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education||2001|
|MPT||Orthopeadics and Hand Rehabilitation||2007|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|MCHP , Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Assistant Professor - Selection Grade||September 2020 - till date|
|MCHP, Manipal Academy of Higher Education||Assistant Professor - Senior Scale||2017 -2020|
|MCHP. Manipal Academy of Higher Education||Assistant Professor||September 2015 - 2017|
|Fr Muller Medical College , Mangalore||Associate Professor||June 2014 to August 2015|
|Fr Muller Medical College, Mangalore||Assistant Professor||April 2011 to June 2014|
|Fr Muller Medical College, Mangalore||Lecturer||March 2008 to April 2011|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Hand Rehabilitation ,Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy ,Manual therapy, Health promotion and fitness
Area of Expertise
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Hand rehabilitation, work related upper extremity disorders
Area of Research
Musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, Ethics, Physiotherapy education
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Indian Association of Physiotherapists
- American society of hand therapists
Effectiveness of INIT and LASER with stretching in the treatment of Upper Trapezius Trigger Points
Journal of Exercise Science and Physiotherapy 2009; 5(2): 115-121.
PIN palsy following Forearm Fracture - A Case Report
The Physiotherapy Post 2011:2(4); 75-76.
A proposed protocol for the physiotherapy management of osteoarthritis.
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2009; 3(1): 33-37.
Use of cryotherapy in Sports Injury Rehabilitation.Report of a survey
POTJ 2010;(3 ):63-71.
Abductory Twist' - An Element of Observational Gait Analysis in patients with Low Back Pain - A Case Report
Poland Journal of Physiotherapy2011;1(4):67-73
Orthopaedicains Referral for Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Conditions in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Preliminary Report
2011-01-01 Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy Swaminathan Narasimhan Benjamin Varghese Pais Sudeep M
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2011; 5(3):79-82.
Knowledge and Perception of physiotherapy by final year students of various Health Care Professions
International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation 2012;19(11): 613-617.
Physical fitness and activity levels among urban children and their rural counterparts
Indian J Pediatr. 2014; 81(4):356-61.