Preetha R

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Preetha R is Assistant Professor - Selection grade in Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS, Manipal.

    She is:

    • class Coordinator for first year BPT course.
    • department’s Library In-charge.
    • invovled in providing Women's Health and Paediatric Physiotherapy Services

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Exercise Therapy First year BPT
Medical Physics First year BPT
Electro Therapy Second year BPT
PT in Neurosciences Third year BPT
PT in Community Physiotherapy Fourth year BPT, Malaysian Bridge program Second and Third semester
Electro Diagnosis Fourth year BPT, Malaysian Bridge program Second and Third semester
Theoretical Basis of Principles and Practices in Physiotherapy MPT - First year
Women’s Health-Speciality MPT-Second year
Ethics, Principles and Practice Malaysian bridge program

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPT Neuro Physiotherapy Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences 2008
BPT Physiotherapy Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2002

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor - Selection grade September 2014 - till date
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor - Senior scale January 2012 - August 2014
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor December 2011
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer September 2008 - November 2011
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Lecturer November 2004 - April 2006.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Womens health Physiotherapy,Pediatric physiotherapy,Neurological rehabilitation

Area of Expertise

Antenatal and postnatal physiotherapy,post gynecological surgery rehabilitation,adolescence obesity and menstrual disorders

Area of Research

Womens health Physiotherapy, Neurological Physiotherapy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional affilitation:
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP)

Energy expenditure during wheelchair propulsion in different levels of paraplegics using Physiological cost index

2009-01-01 Preetha R M Ramprasad Joseley Sunderraj Pandian John Solomon M

Indian J Physiother Occupational Ther 2009;3(3):68-70

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

Test retest reliability of the win-track platform in analysing the gait parameters and plantar pressures while barefoot walking in healthy adults

2012-01-01 Preetha R Arun Maiya Pratap Kumar

Foot Ankle 2012;5:306-312

Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Dysfunctions among Indian Pregnant Women

2015-01-01 Preetha R Arun Maiya Pratap Kumar Asha Kamath

Journal of Pregnancy. 2015;2015:1-4.

Ankle Proprioception Pattern in Women Across Various Trimesters of Pregnancy and Postpartum

2015-01-01 Preetha R Arun Maiya Pratap Kumar Asha Kamath

Online J Health Allied Scs. 2015;14(4):7

Effect of aerobic exercises on PCOS-A randomised controlled trial

2010-01-01 Preetha Kamath Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Prevalence of DRA-in early postpartum period following LSCS

2011-01-01 Niharika Mishra Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Prevalence of obesity and levels of physical activity amongst female health professionals - A cross sectional survey

2012-01-01 Meenakshi Mohite Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Effect of low intensity aerobic exerciser training on glycaemic control in women for With gestational diabetes: A Randomized controlled trial

2014-01-01 Athena D’Mello Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Effect of FES For quadriceps on weight bearing symmetry in acute hemi paretic subjects - A case report

2009-01-01 Aditi Chandrakar Preetha R

Correlation between reaction time and nerve conduction velocity in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy

2013-01-01 Sumant Preetha R N Manikandan

Role: Co-guide

Effect of dual task training on postural control and balance in stroke patients - A RCT

2012-01-01 Parikh Truptiben Kiranbhai Preetha R Senthil Kumaran D

Role: Co-guide

Prevalence Of Fatigue In The Early Postpartum Period

2013-01-01 Smriti Rati Kapoor Preetha R Arun Maiya

Prevelence of Musculoskeletal and Cardiorespiratory problems in Pregnancy- A cross sectional Study

2010-01-01 Balwinderjit Kaur Gill Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Awareness and Barrier for Antenatal Exercise Classes in Udupi districts

2010-01-01 Shamineshwari Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Variation in Postural Sway During Various Phases of Menstrual Cycle among Women with Premenstrual Syndrome

2011-01-01 Hemavatini Selarajah Nithiyah Maruthy Abraham Samuel Babu Preetha R

Role: Guide

Influence of Different Phases of Menstrual Cycle on Muscle Strength Grip And Flexibility in Normal Women

2011-01-01 Avantika Kant Swathi GS Preetha R

Role: Guide

Comparison of Transversus abdominis muscle endurance between women with and without dysmenorrhoea in various phases of menstrual cycle

2012-01-01 Pragya Rai Rishma Nagpal Preetha R

Role: Guide

Perception about Activities of Daily Living Among Pregnant Women

2013-01-01 Sri Nityarani Selvaraja Mahalakshmi Rajah Nabilah Allysa Preetha R

Role: Guide

Standardization of the procedures of interlimb coordination test items and a feasibility study in normal children aged 6-7 years

2016-01-01 Ms. Ahlaam Fuad Ahmed Jiddawi Preetha R Bhamini K Rao

Role: Guide

Effects of supervised exercise program on cyst size in young woman with polycystic ovarian syndrome : A Randomised control trial

2010-01-01 Kamath Preetha Panduranga Preetha R Arun Maiya

Role: Co-guide

Effect of antenatal exercises on the Birthing experience and coping strategies in the immediate postpartum phase

2015-01-01 Misquita Deanne Silvia Sybil Preetha R Bhamini K Rao

Role: Co-guide