Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The department of Physiotherapy has been in existence, in Kasturba Hospital, since 1972. Initially it was under the department of Orthopedics. From 1981- 1991, the department conducted a 2-year diploma course. From 1992, a Bachelor's programme was offered and Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) was started in 1997. Since 1996, it has been an independent department and with the inception of the College of Allied Health Sciences, now the Manipal College in Health Professions, in 1999, physiotherapy became an integral part of it.

Since then, it has been the leading department in education, clinical services and research. The Department has initiated Bachelor’s program and Master’s program in various specialities of Physiotherapy with full time PhD programs on offer as well.

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    Research Output

    A multicentre retrospective study on quality and outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation programs in India

    Chockalingam, P., Rajaram, A., Maiya, A. & Contractor, A., 01-01-2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Indian Heart Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation in India: Results from the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation’s Global Audit of Cardiac Rehabilitation

    Babu, A. S., Turk-Adawi, K., Supervia, M., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Contractor, A. & Grace, S. L., 2020, In : Global Heart. 15, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • COVID-19: A Time for Alternate Models in Cardiac Rehabilitation to Take Center Stage

    Babu, A. S., Arena, R., Ozemek, C. & Lavie, C. J., 25-04-2020, In : Canadian Journal of Cardiology.

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