Dr. Vijaya Kumar K

Associate Professor

Department of Physiotherapy (at Mangalore)

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Vijaya Kumar K is Associate Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He is:

    • Postgraduate Dissertation Guide for PG students at KMC Mangalore.
    • Question paper setter, internal examiner (Manipal Academy of Higher Education only) and external examiner for various universities in India for UG and PG programs in Physiotherapy.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Exercise Physiology and Electro-diagnosis Fourth year BPT
Community Physiotherapy Fourth year BPT
Physiotherapy in Neurosciences Third year BPT
Ethics/Administration/Teaching skills Third year BPT
Biomechanics and Exercise Therapy II Second year BPT
Electrotherapy Second year BPTSecond year BPT
Exercise Therapy-I First Year BPT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Neurological Disorder SBS (PG) Institute of Biomedical Sciences & Research, Dehradun 2004
PhD Neuro-Rehabilitation KMC Mangaluru, MAHE 2017

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC Mangalore Associate Prof 2010 onwards
KMC Mangalore Assistant Prof 2007 - 2010
KMC Mangalore Lecturer 2006 - 2007
DAV Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Jalandhar Lecturer 2004 - 2006
Sarala Neurology Hospital & Research Centre, Chennai Clinical In charge for Rehabilitation Centre 2000 - 2002

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Stroke and Spinal Cord Neuro-Rehabilitation

Area of Expertise

Adult Neuro-Rehabilitation, Cognitive Rehabilitation

Area of Research

Adult Neuro-Rehabilitation, Cognitive Rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists.

Effectiveness of mirror therapy on lower extremity motor recovery, balance and mobility in patients with acute stroke: A randomised sham‑controlled pilot trial

2013-01-10 Uthra Mohan S Karthik Babu B V Suresh Z K Misri

Annals Indian Academy of Neurology, Oct 2013 Vol 16 Issue 4, 634-9.

Relationship between postural alignment in sitting by photogrammetry and seated postural control in post-stroke subjects

2010-01-01 Yogita Iyengar

2010-12,PG.