CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Class Coordinator for III BPT.
- Clinical In-charge of Neuro Physiotherapy OPD, Neuromedicine and Neurosurgery.
- BPT & MPT University Internal Examiner.
- BPT Student Teacher Guardian.
- MPT Thesis Guide & Co-guide.
- BPT Intern Project Guide.
- BPT Bridge Malaysian Program Project Guide.
Senthil Kumaran D is Associate Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Exercise Therapy I||BPT I Year|
|Electrotherapy I||BPT I year|
|Exercise Therapy II||BPT II Year|
|Physiotherapy in Neurosciences||BPT III Year|
|Electrodiagnosis||BPT IV Year, BPT Bridge Malaysian Program|
|Community Physiotherapy||BPT IV Year|
|Theoretical Basis and Principle of Practice in Physiotherapy||MPT I year|
|General in all topics in Neurological Conditions||MPT II Year|
|Elective in Adult Neurology||MPT II Year|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Stroke rehabilitation||Manipal Academy of Higher Education||2015|
|MPT||Neurosciences||College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education||2006|
|BPT||Trinity Mission and Medical Foundation, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University||1998|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Associate Professor||2011 - Present|
|Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Assistant Professor||2009 - 2010|
|Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||Lecturer||2006 - 2008|
|Padmashree Dr D Y Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune, Maharashtra||Associate Professor||2006|
|The Oxford College Of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, Karnataka||Lecturer||2001 - 2003|
|Vinayaka Mission’s College of Physiotherapy, Salem, Tamil Nadu||Lecturer||1998 - 2001|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Stroke rehabilitation, Posture and Gait: Analysis and rehabilitation, ICF framework
Area of Expertise
Neurorehabilitation, Stroke rehabilitation
Area of Research
Stroke rehabilitation, Posture and gait analysis, ICF framework
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- The Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
- Spinal Cord Society
- Neurodevelopmental treatment association (NDTA)
- World Stroke Organization (WSO)
- International Society for Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR)
- Professional Achievement Award in the Education category for the contribution in the field of Neurological Physiotherapy, The Oxford College Of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, Karnataka, 2008
- Awarded “Best Paper” in the Senior category for a paper titled “Effectiveness of ‘Stepping-in-place’ training on gait in patients with chronic hemiplegia: a randomised clinical trial” at the 46th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Physiotherapist for the year 2008 hosted by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Uttarakhand Branch on 11th January 2008 at Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Report of body weight supported over-ground training in acute traumatic central cord syndrome
Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2013; 7 (1): 96-8.
Effect of strength and balance training in children with Down’s syndrome: a randomised controlled trial
2011-01-01 Sukriti Gupta Bhamini K Rao Senthil Kumaran D
Clinical Rehabilitation 2011; 25(5): 425-32.
Impact of physical therapy on burden of Caregivers of individuals with Functional disability
2011-01-01 Anushree Narekuli Kavitha Raja Senthil Kumaran D
Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development 2011; 22 (1): 108-19.
Resistance exercise training for hypertension (protocol)
2010-01-01 Chandrasekaran B Arumugam A Fiddy Davis J Senthil Kumaran D Chandrasharma B Philipraj SJ Khundrakpam C Sanathombi Devi R
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010; Issue 11: Article No.:CD008822.
Physical fitness training for people with spinal cord injury (Intervention review)
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009; Issue 3: Article No.:CD007955
Health Related Fitness Profile among Institutionalised Elderly in Rural India.
2013-01-01 Girish N Senthil Kumaran D Rajesh Navada GV
Journal of The Indian Academy of Geriatrics. 2013; 9: 58-60
Analysis of Postural Stability in Children With Cerebral Palsy and Children With Typical Development An Observational Study
2014-01-01 Shikha Saxena Bhamini K Rao Senthil Kumaran D
Pediatr Phys Ther. 2014; 26(3): 325–30
Short-term balance training with computer-based feedback in children with cerebral palsy: A feasibility and pilot randomized trial
2016-01-01 Shikha Saxena Bhamini K Rao Senthil Kumaran D
Developmental Neurorehabilitation (Advanced Online Publication)
Functional status and Factors Influencing Functional Outcome in Patients with Stroke
2014-01-01 Ritu Shroff Senthil Kumaran D N Manikandan
Effect of single session standing on change in muscle tone and on proprioception in spastic cerebral palsy
2012-01-01 Jessica A Gracias Senthil Kumaran D Bhamini K Rao
Dual task on postural stability in stroke: effect and training
2012-01-01 Truptiben Parikh Preetha R Senthil Kumaran D
Effect of balance training with visual feedback on balance and gait in children with cerebral palsy – a randomised controlled trial
2011-01-01 Shikha Saxena Senthil Kumaran D Bhamini K Rao
Effect of trunk training on balance and gait in patients with stroke: a randomised controlled trial
2009-01-01 Sukriti Gupta Senthil Kumaran D Bhamini K Rao
Effect of kinect based training on trunk control in patients with stroke
2015-01-01 Quadros Xina Henry Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Eye hand coordination, reaction time and dynamic balance in children with and without karate training
2015-01-01 Neeraj Gampavar Senthil Kumaran D Preetha R
Effect of theraband assistance on kinematics of gait in stroke patients
2015-01-01 Annabel N Manikandan Senthil Kumaran D
Influence of optic flow guided treadmill walking in children
2014-01-01 Kalashree P John Solomon M Senthil Kumaran D
Analysis of balance and function in different peripheral vestibular disorders
2014-01-01 Sayeda Fayeza Akhtar Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Intermanual transfer in participants with hemiparesis following stroke: a pilot study
2013-01-01 Priyadarshini G Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Influence of dual task on postural sway in children with hearing impairment
2013-01-01 Kundan Kumar SIngh Senthil Kumaran D Bhamini K Rao
Effect of trunk training on balance and gait in patients with stroke: a randomized controlled trial
2011-01-01 Aditi Hombali N Manikandan Senthil Kumaran D
Trunk muscle activation during functional movement patterns of the extremities in patients with stroke
2012-01-01 Archana Varanasi Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Normative scores of fine motor component of bruininks - oseretsky test of motor proficiency (short form) in indian children aged between 4½ and 8½ years
2010-01-01 Sonia Khurana Senthil Kumaran D Bhamini K Rao
Role of functional electrical stimulation on trunk control in acute hemiplegic patients: a pilot study
2009-01-01 Nishant Mahajan Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Reliability and normative values of the slump test in children between 2 to 6 years
2009-01-01 Shngainki Pyrbot Senthil Kumaran D N Manikandan
Short term effect of vestibular adaptation exercises on balance in acute vestibular schwannoma resection patients- A Double Blinded Randomized Control Trial
2008-01-01 Viral Shah Senthil Kumaran D 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
Does physiotherapy impact burden in informal caregivers of permanently disabled individuals? A pilot study
2009-01-01 Anushree G Narekuli Senthil Kumaran D Dr. Kavitha Raja
Functional status in post – lumbar laminectomy patients: A Survey
2010-01-01 Jyothi D Kamath Senthil Kumaran D N Manikandan
Effect of mirror therapy on hand function in hemiplegic patients : A randomised control trial
2010-01-01 Aditi Mullick Senthil Kumaran D John Solomon M
Effect of functional electrical stimulation on standing posture in children with spastic diplegia.
2015-01-01 Man Mohita Senthil Kumaran D
Analysis of muscle activation during the performance of upper extremity real life tasks in patients with stroke
Effect of dual task on balance and gait in normal young healthy adults: A conventional study.
2015-01-01 Ang Eva Tanushree Bhat Winora Gomes Senthil Kumaran D
Influence of mirror feedback on postural sway in normal young adults
Role of mirror therapy on muscle activation in patients with stroke : A preliminary study
2014-01-01 Sonali Shirali Ines Cornelio Senthil Kumaran D