Sidhiprada Mohapatra

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

Department of Physiotherapy


    Ms. Sidhi Mohapatra is an Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) in the Department of Physiotherapy at MCHP, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

    She is currently:

    • Academic Coordinator for 8th semester/ IV year BPT
    • Academic coordinator for Masters of Physiotherapy-Community Physiotherapy
    • Coordinator, Centre for Comprehensive Rehabilitation, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
    • Member, Committee for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, MAHE.
    • Deputy Member Secretary, Institution Ethics Committee-2, Kasturba Hospital- Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.
    • Works in the Community based rehabilitation Unit


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BPT Kovai Medical College Hostpial, Coimbatore 2011
MPT Community based rehabilitation (Geriatrics) School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2013
PGDMLE (Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law and Ethics) Medical Law and Ethics National Law School India University, Bangalore 2016


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Alva’s College of Physiotherapy Lecturer August 2013 - December 2013
Father Muller Medical College Lecturer January 2014 - October 2014
School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor November 2014 - 2017
MCHP Assistant Professor - Senior Scale Under graduate and Postgraduate Teacher, guide 2017 - 2020
MCHP Assistant Professor - Selection Grade Research and academic teacher 2020 - till date


Area of Interest

Occupational health, Ergonomics, Fitness, Disability management, Lifestyle diseases, Public health, Ethics

Area of Expertise

Geriatrics, Community rehabilitation, Occupational health

Area of Research

Geriatric, Community rehabilitation, Occupational health, Fitness & Lifestyle diseases, Disability management, Public health, Ethics

Ergonomic considerations in sheltered workshop

Sidhiprada Mohapatra Parul Raj Agrawal Girish N

In: Vinay D, editor. Humanizing Work and Work Environment Ergo: Safety for All. New Delhi: Daya Publishing House, 2014; p. 516-20. ISBN 978-93-5130-227-8

Lifting capacity prediction model using physical performance measures among construction workers.

2022 Sidhiprada Mohapatra Aparajita Verma Girish N

Scientific reports, 12(1), 1096.

"Occupational sitting kills; but who cares?": Quantitative analysis of barriers and facilitators of sedentary behavior in Indian white-collar workers

2022 Alfiya Shaikh Sidhiprada Mohapatra Baskaran Chandrasekaran

Archives of environmental & occupational health, 77(2), 96–108.

Regression model for the prediction of risk of pelvic floor muscle weakness among older adults.

2021 Prajakta Karkare Sidhiprada Mohapatra Girish N

Topics of Geriatric Rehabilitation, Volume 37, Number 2, April/June 2021, pp. 108-113(6).

A Review on Perspectives of Para-Athletes: The Unknown Heroes of India

Sidhiprada Mohapatra

Role: guide; Duration:

Employee Fitness Program for Auto Rickshaw Drivers: A Feasibility Study

Sidhiprada Mohapatra

Role: Guide; Duration

Awareness about Physical Activity of School Going Children among Primary School Teachers in Moodbidri, Karnataka: A Qualitative Research

Sidhiprada Mohapatra

Role: Guide; Duration

The Effects Of Physical Exercise On Individuals Diagnosed With Dementia: A Literature Review

Sidhiprada Mohapatra

Role: Guide