S Nirmala Nayak

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ms. S. Nirmala Nayak is Assistant Lecturer in Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS, Manipal.

    She is:

    • Coordinator for ISO
    • Physiotherapy In-charge of Orthopaedics Units II and III

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Medical Physics First year BPT
Biomechanics and Exercise Therapy -2 Second year
Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics Third year
Community Physiotherapy Fourth year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BPT Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2004
Diploma in Physiotherapy Kasturba Hospital 1983

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Lecturer 2006 - till date
Kasturba Hospital, Manipal Clinical Physiotherapist 2005 - 2006
Kasturba Hospital, Manipal Rehabilitation Therapist 1996 - 2004
Kasturba Hospital, Manipal Rehabilitation Therapist 1983 - 1993

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

Area of Expertise

Orthopaedic physiotherapy, Women's health, Fitness, Cerebral Palsy rehabilitation, Rehabilitation following spinal injuries

Area of Research

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional affilitations:
  •  Indian Association of Physiotherapists
 
Awards:
  • 1st place, 4x400m relay; National Master's Atheletic Meet, Mysore, 2016
  • 2nd place, 4x100m relay; National Master's Atheletic Meet, Mysore, 2016
  • 3rd place, 4x100m relay; National Master's Atheletic Meet, Goa, 2015
  • 2nd place, 100m race, Sri Lankan Master's Open Atheletic Meet, Colombo, 2014
  • 1st place, Dicus throw, Sri Lankan Master's Open Atheletic Meet, Colombo, 2014
  • 3rd place, Discus throw, National Master's Atheletic Meet, Coimbatore, 2014

Comparison of swiss ball and mat exercises for core stability of transverse abdominis in recreational athletes

2016-01-01 Sudhip Nair Lobsang Bhutia Sherpa Diana D'souza S Nirmala Nayak Prateek Srivastava

Role: Co-guide

Relationship between TUG score and lower extremity strength in patients with knee osteoarthritis

2015-01-08 Falguni Paul Ashish Jha S Nirmala Nayak Anupama Prabhu B

Role: Co-guide

Risk factor and injury profile in recreational basketball players

2014-01-08 Tenzin Tsomo Kunga Nambol S Nirmala Nayak Fiddy Davis J

Role: Co-guide