Dr. Vaishali K

Professor & Head of Department

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Vaishali K is Professor and Head of the Department of Physiotherapy at SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    She:

    • Is Unit in-charge for Cardiopulmonary Unit-2
    • Is registered guide for doctoral thesis.
    • Is Course Coordinator for II MPT.
    • Takes care of pulmonary rehab, health promotion fitness, medicine unit and medical ICU.
    • Is member of the Institutional Academic Committee.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Exercise Therapy I BPT
Electrotherapy II BPT
Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory Conditions IV BPT
Theoretical Principles and Practice of Physiotherapy I MPT
Cardiopulmonary Sciences and Physiotherapy II MPT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2010
MPT Cardio Respiratory Sciences in ICU Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, MAHE, Manipal 2000
Bachelor of Physiotherapy Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal 1997

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
SOAHS – Manipal Academy of Higher Education Professor 2012 – Present
KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor 2007 – 2012
KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor 2001 – 2007
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, , Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor 2000 - 2001
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, , Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Clinical instructor 1997

Effect of home – based aerobic & combined aerobic resisted exercise program on Glycemic control in type – 2 diabetes – A randomized controlled trial

2009-01-01 Vaishali K

Funding: Manipal Academy of Higher Education; Amount: INR 25,000

Efficacy of Yoga and physiotherapy in Chronic Peripheral Vertigo-A randomized controlled trail

2007-01-01 Vaishali K

Funding: Manipal Academy of Higher Education; Amount: INR 25,000

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Cardio respiratory science, Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Ergonomics, Vestibular rehabilitation & Geriatric rehabilitation

Area of Expertise

Cardio respiratory science, Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Ergonomics, Vestibular rehabilitation & Geriatric rehabilitation

Area of Research

Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Vestibular rehabilitation & Geriatric rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional affiliations:
  • Life member of The Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
  • Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC), UK

Effect of upper limb, lower limb and combined training on health related quality of in COPD

2010-01-01 Subin Vaishali K Prem V Sahoo

Lung India 2010; 27(1):4-7

Clinical management practices adopted by physiotherapists in India for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

2013-01-01 Jinger A Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Vaishali K K Shyam Zulfeequre B Unnikrishnan

Lung India 2013; 30 (2) 131-8.

Effect of cardiopulmonary physiotherapy on lung parameters in mechanically ventilated neonates

2012-01-01 Vijay Pratap S Vaishali K Nutan K Bidita K Salhan R.N

Int J Med Med Sci 2012; 4(10): 246-50

A survey on Physical activity and Non-communicable Disease risk factors among Physicians in Teritary care Hospitals, Mangalore

2012-01-01 Hiral Vaishali K Prem V Vijaya Kumar K Prabha A B Unnikrishnan

National Journal of Community Medicine 2012; 3(1): 7-13.

Functional balance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – A case control study

2012-01-01 Bhosle P Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Vaishali K Krishnan S Zulfeequer Acharya V

IJHSR 2012; 2(3):19-26.

Comparison of Quake and RC-Cornet for airway clearance in bronchiectasis : A Randomised crossover trial

2012-01-01 Vyas A Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Krishnan S Acharya V

IJHSR 2012;2(6):61-71.

Effect of threshold positive expiratory pressure on dynamic hyperinflation and dyspnea - A Randomised crossover trial

2012-01-01 Sridhra S Vyas A Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Anand R

IJHSR 2012;2(5):7-16

Effect of Yoga-based program on Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level sereum Lipid Profile in Community Dwelling Elderly subjects with chronic type 2 diabetes mellitus – A randomised controlled trial. Physical Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics

2012-01-01 Vaishali K Vijaykumar K Prabha A Unnikrishnan B

Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics 2012; 30(1):22–30

Normative values for maximal respiratory pressure in an Indian Mangalore Population- A cross-sectional piolet study

2011-01-01 Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Vaishali K Prem V

Lung India 2011;28(4):247-52

Six minutes’ walk test normal values of school children aged 7-12 years in India –A cross-sectional study

2012-01-01 Cherishma D’silva Vaishali K Prem V

Indian J Pediatr 2012; 79(5): 597-601.

A comparison of the Acapella and a threshold Inspiratory muscle trainer for sputum clearance in Bronchiectasis- A pilot study

2010-01-01 Sushmitha Naraparaju Vaishali K Prem V Vishak Acharya

Physiother Theory Pract. 2010; 26(6):353-7

Comparison of the effectiveness of music and progressive muscle relaxation for anxiety in COPD- A Randomized controlled pilot study

2009-01-01 P Singh Vaishali K Prem V Sahoo

Chron Respir Dis. 2009; 6(4):209-16.

Comparison of upper limb, lower limb and combined training on health related quality of in COPD.

2009-01-01 Subin Vaishali K Prem V Sahoo

IJPOT 2009; 3(4):35-8.

Heart Rate recovery in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients following modified shuttle walk test.

2009-01-01 Shailendra L Vaishali K Prem V

Physiotherapy 2009; 6(2):20-4.

Chest Physiotherapy For Atelectasis in Neonates Pulmonary Hemorrhage- A Case report.

2010-01-01 Vaishali K Jithendra Kumar Prem V Sushmitha.N Shailendra Lende

IJCRR 2010; 2(1):28-31

The role of home based vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of Chronic Peripheral Vestibular disorder-A Randomized Controlled Trail.

2011-01-01 Vaishali K Kishor Chandraprasad Sampath Chandraprasad Jeganathan

IJCRR 2011;.3(8):144-8

Awareness in patients with COPD about the disease and pulmonary rehabilitation: A survey

2014-01-01 Raksha Thakrar Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Shyam Krishnan Krishna Kumar Vaishali K R Aanad

Lung India 2014; 31(2): 134-8

Practice patterns of physiotherapists in neonatal intensive care units: A national survey

2013-01-01 Tejas Chokshi Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Shyam Krishnan Vaishali K

Indian J Crit Care Med 2013;17:359-66.

Measurement of muscle strength with handheld dynamometer in Intensive Care Unit

2016-01-01 Nidhi R Samosawala Vaishali K

Indian J Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 20(1): 21–26.

Level of Awareness in patients with COPD about the Disease and Pulmonary Rehabilitation - A Cross-Sectional Survey

2013-01-01 Raksha Thakrar Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Pulmonary function test in type 2 diabetes mellitus – A case control study

2013-01-01 Amreen Kaur Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effect of threshold positive expiratory pressure on dynamic hyperinflation and dyspnea - A Randomised crossover trial

2012-01-01 Sridhar S Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effect of Comparison of Quake and RC-Cornet for airway clearance in bronchiectasis : A randomised crossover trial

2012-01-01 Amith Vyas Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Role: Co-guide

Functional balance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – A case control study

2012-01-01 Poornima Bhosle Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Role: Co-guide

A survey on physical activity and non-communicable disease risk factors among physicians in tertiary care hospitals, Mangalore

2010-01-01 Hiral Y Gandhi Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

6-minute walk test normal values of school children aged 7-12 years in Mangalore – A cross sectional study

2010-01-01 Cherishma D’silva Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Influence of Video Based Education on Self-Efficacy in Post Pulmonary Surgery

2014-01-01 Prerana Chittal Nivedita S Prabhu Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Measurement of Muscle strength with hand held Dynamometer in Intensive Care Unit

2014-01-01 Nidhi Samosawala Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effect of abdominal weight exercises on pulmonary function in patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a randomized controlled trial

2013-01-01 Anjana Jain Nivedita S Prabhu Vaishali K

Role: Co-guide

Establishment of reference values for six minutes pegboard and ring test

2015-01-01 Namrata S Chauhan Durga Joshi Farhaad Shroff Triveni Bhat Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effects of aerobic exercise using large therapeutics rolls on exercise capacity of overweight and obese individuals.

2014-01-01 Lim Junn Shen Raaghul Khannan Abraham Samuel Babu Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effect of individualized home based exercises on quality of life of ICU survivors

2015-01-01 Aayushi Gopal Shelly Nivedita S Prabhu Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Gait parameters, balance and risk of falls in COPD: A cross sectional study

2015-01-01 Jirange Priyanka Shashikant Vaishali K

Role: Co-guide

A comparison of respiratory muscle strength between Primigravidae and Nulligravidae – a pilot study

2013-01-01 Deepa Suvarna Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Role: Co-guide

Practice patterns of physiotherapists in neonatal intensive care units: A national survey

2013-01-01 Tejas Chokshi Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Role: Co-guide

Effect of the progressive Muscle relaxation technique on Hypertension and psychological state in hemodialysis patients - A randomized controlled trial

2012-01-01 Pooja Sapari Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Clinical management practices adopted by physiotherapists in India for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A national survey

2012-01-01 Arpita Jingar Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Role: Co-guide

Comparison between the effectiveness of Acapella versus RC cornet on mucous clearance in bronchiectasis patients

2011-01-01 Shabari Kidiyoor Vaishali K Gopala Krishna Alaparthi

Role: Co-guide

Effect of home based Aerobic and combined aerobic-resisted exercise program on glycemic control in type-2 diabetes: A randomized clinical trial

2011-01-01 Vishal Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effect of music medicine on anxiety and depression in coronary artery by-pass graft surgery patients: A randomized controlled trial

2011-01-01 Asma Sharma Vaishali K Prem V

Role: Co-guide

Effects of Inspiratory muscle training on maximal Inspiratory pressure and quality of life in COPD

2011-01-01 Mayank Khatri Vaishali K Prem V

Role: Co-guide

Patient adherence to exercise and self-monitoring during phase –ii cardiac rehabilitation –a cross sectional study

2011-01-01 Himmat Detha Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Effect of respiratory muscle training on diaphragm thickness in healthy young adults: A randomized controlled trail

2010-01-01 Manish Shukla Vaishali K Prem V

Role: Co-guide

Comparison of music therapy and relaxed diaphragmatic breathing exercise on heart rate variability in acute myocardial infarction- A Randomized controlled trial

2010-01-01 Akshada Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

A comparison of the Acapella and a threshold inspiratory muscle trainer for sputum clearance in bronchiectasis-A pilot study.

2009-01-01 Sushmita Naraparaju Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Comparison of positive expiratory pressure and incentive spirometry following upper abdominal surgery- A randomized controlled trial

2009-01-01 Prithwish Gozi Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Risk factors amongst acute myocardial infarction patients in Mangalore –A tertiary care hospital based case control study

2009-01-01 Isha Sharma Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Heart rate recovery in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients following modified shuttle walk test- A cross sectional study

2009-01-01 Shailendra Lende Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Hemodynamic changes following endotracheal suctioning with and without instillation of isotonic saline in patients with pulmonary infections –A randomized controlled trial

2009-01-01 Muthukumaran Vaishali K Prem V

Role: Co-guide

Active cycle of breathing technique versus postural drainage for airway clearance in Bronchiectasis patients – A comparative study

2008-01-01 Lalita chaudary Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Short term effect of muscle and progressive muscle relaxation in hospitalized COPD patients- A randomized controlled trial

2008-01-01 Vijay Prathap Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Normative values for maximal respiratory pressures in adults in Dakshina Kannada population

2007-01-01 Gopala Krishna Alaparthi Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

Comparative study on effects of vaginal cons and perineometer in post menopausal urinary stress incontinence

2007-01-01 Francy Vaishali K Amitesh Narayan

Role: Co-guide

Effect of upper limb, lower limb and combined training on health-related quality of life in COPD

2006-01-01 Subin Prem V Vaishali K

Role: Guide

    Awareness regarding Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    The patients were made aware of the rehabilitative exercise for upper limb, lower limb & respiratory muscle and their benefits in reducing dyspnea and improving quality of life in Udayavani.

    Regarding Antenatal exercises

    This article was for pregnant females wherein few simple and safe exercises which they could perform till their delivery.