Dr. Ranganath Gangavelli

Assistant Professor – Selection Grade

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ranganath Gangavelli is Assistant Professor – Selection Grade in the Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He:

    • Offers clinical as well as class room teaching for undergraduates and postgraduates.
    • Gives practical demonstration of patient evaluation and treatment techniques and skills.
    • Conceptualises and conducts short term and long term research activities.
    • Is Curriculum Development and Academic Coordinator - MPT in Sports and Clinical Biomechanics.
    • Conducts and coordinates workshops in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy as departmental activities.
    • Clinical Incharge - Out Patient Unit, Department of physiotherapy, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal
     
     

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Exercise Therapy-I I BPT
Biomechanics II BPT
Exercise Therapy- II II BPT
Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics and Rheumatology III BPT
Community Physiotherapy IV BPT and Malaysian BPT Bridge program
Theoritical Basis and Principles of Practice in Physiotherapy I MPT
General in all Topics in Orthopaedic Conditions II MPT
Hand Rehabilitation II MPT
Sports Rehabilitation II MPT
Manual Therapy II MPT
Fundamentals of Biomechanics and Kinesiology I MPT in Sports and Clinical Biomechanics
Exercise and Sports Physiology I MPT in Sports and Clinical Biomechanics
Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation I MPT in Sports and Clinical Biomechanics
Exercise Testing and Prescription I MPT in Sports and Clinical Biomechanics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Neural Mobilization School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2016
MPT Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad 2005
BPT School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2003

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor-Selection Grade 2012 – Present
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor-Senior Scale 2011-2012
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor 2009 - 2010
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer 2006 - 2008
SIMS College of Physiotherapy, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India Assistant Professor 2005 - 2006
METAS of Seventh-Day Adventists College –School-Hospital, Surat, Gujarat, India Tutor, Clinical Physical Therapist 2003

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Neuromusculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation and manual therapy

Area of Expertise

Neuromusculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation and manual therapy

Area of Research

Neuromusculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation and manual therapy

The sciatic nerve neurodynamic tension testing: An investigation of responses in asymptomatic subjects

2009-01-01 Ranganath Gangavelli Surya Prakash Rao V Sravana Kumar JN

Physiotherapy -The Journal of Indian Association of Physiotherapists 2009; 4:31-36.

Effect of Training on Interlimb transfer of Dexterity Skills in Healthy Adults

2011-01-01 Eliza Annie Hillary Pereira Kavitha Raja Ranganath Gangavelli

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2011;90(1):25-34.

Comparing effectiveness of antero-posterior and postero- anterior glides on shoulder range of motion in adhesive capsulitis- a pilot study

2011-01-01 Harsimran Kaur Ranganath Gangavelli Ravishankar Reddy

Indian J Physiother Occupational Ther 2011;5(4):69-72.

Effect of deep cervical flexor muscle fatigue on cervicocephalic kinaesthetic sensibility

2011-01-01 Ravishankar Reddy Ranganath Gangavelli

Indian J Physiother Occupational Ther 2011; 5(2):124-127

Role of Mettler’s release as an adjunct in the management of post-immobilisation knee stiffness- a pilot study

2012-01-01 Roopa R Danait Ranganath Gangavelli Ravishankar Reddy

Indian J Physiother Occupational Ther 2012;6:133-135

Influence of taping on postural stability following common sports activities in individuals with chronic ankle instability: a randomised crossover trial

2013-01-01 Karamchandani Niraj Prakashbhai Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Role of kinesiotaping on motor performance in children with special needs

2013-01-01 Swathi G S Ranganath Gangavelli Dr. Kavitha Raja

Role: Co-guide

Impact of Neurodynamic Sequencing on Range of Motion and Sensory Response in Asymptomatic Individuals

2011-01-01 Raheesa Parakkodan Kader Ganesha Balthillaya M Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Postural Control Following Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

2011-01-01 Elaine Assizo De Souza Fiddy Davis J Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Test Retest Reliability of Measuring Lumbosacral Reposition Sense Using Inclinometer in Asymptomatic Individuals

2009-01-01 Priyank Ranganath Gangavelli Dr. Ramakrishnan Mani

Role: Co-guide

Association of interfering pain and correlation of glenohumeral range of motion and rotator muscle strength with duration of play in volleyball players

2009-01-01 Jay M Patel Ranganath Gangavelli Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Co-guide

Prevalence of lower quarter muscle weakness and tightness in allied health students with low back pain in Manipal

2015-01-01 Kogilaveni Malini Aliya Veena Suresh Bhat Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Role of limb dominance on balance

2015-01-01 Riya Gudhka Hiral Chauhan Abhishek Nayak Veena Suresh Bhat Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Effect of thoracic spine manipulation on shoulder pain range of motion and function in adhesive capsulitis

2015-01-01 Sumansh Ranganath Gangavelli Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ganesha Balthillaya M

Role: Co-guide

Effectiveness of muscle energy techniques (MET) on range of motion and pain in individuals with acute elbow stiffness

2015-01-01 Akriti Yadav Ganesha Balthillaya M Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Relationship between core stability and athletic performance measures in collegiate athletes

2015-01-01 Kriti Madan Ranganath Gangavelli Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ganesha Balthillaya M

Role: Co-guide

Prevalence of sciatic nerve dysfunction in collegiate athletes with hamstring tightness in Manipal university

2015-01-01 Deepika Somani Fiddy Davis J Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Immediate effect of heat and cold. Application on isometric grip strength in healthy individuals

2015-01-01 Bakshi Umang Ranganath Gangavelli Ganesha Balthillaya M

Role: Co-guide

Pragmatic rehabilitation program in participants with shoulder impingement syndrome: a case series

2014-01-01 Anjali Mohan Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Relationship between core endurance and low back pain in recreational athletes

2014-01-01 Priyanka Urkurkar Fiddy Davis J Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Inter examiner Reliability in diagnosing neck dysfunctions

2014-01-01 Srishti Shah Malita Lasrado Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Measurement of shoulder alignment in bowlers

2012-01-01 Varun Kumar Singh Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Range of motion and strength profiles in asymptomatic recreational overhead athletes.

2012-01-01 Harish Murthy Fiddy Davis J Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Effects of unsupervised core stability training on balance

2011-01-01 Ankita Pramanick Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Effect of Mettler’s release technique on range of motion in post-immobilization knee stiffness- A Randomized control trial

2010-01-01 Roopa Danait Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Comparison of antero-posterior and postero-anterior glide joint mobilization on external rotation range of motion in patients with adhesive capsulitis-a randomized control trial

2010-01-01 Harsimran Kaur Dr. Ravishankar Reddy Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Effect of athletic footwear on balance in asymptomatic young individuals

2009-01-01 Neil Pereira Manish Kumar Tasheena Krishna Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Single Limb Stance Time in Young Adults

2009-01-01 Neha Agarwal Ranganath Gangavelli Ganesha Balthillaya M

Role: Co-guide

Effect of practice on interlimb transfer of dexterity skills

2009-01-01 Eliza Pereira Ranganath Gangavelli Dr. Kavitha Raja

Role: Co-guide

Reliability of modified slope box test

2008-01-01 Prathiksha Rao Lidia Anthony D’Silva Ranganath Gangavelli

Role: Guide

Effect of Sensorimotor Training on non-contact Injuries and Postural Stabilization in Athletes.

2008-01-01 Umer Arfath Ranganath Gangavelli Ganesha Balthillaya M

Role: Co-guide

Relationship of isometric hip strength and flexibility with pain and function in young women with patellofemoral pain syndrome

2007-01-01 Chitra Sardana Ranganath Gangavelli Ganesha Balthillaya M Preeth John Cherian

Role: Co-guide