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Department : Department of Physiotherapy

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Research highlights:
Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy was established in 1995 and is the only Department of Sports Medicine in any university in India. This is the only Department in India, which offers Ph.D. program in Sports Medicine and Sports Physiotherapy, both research based programs. It has one of the most comprehensive research laboratories in the fields of Neurophysiology, Motion Analysis, Human Performance, Sports Psychology, Exercise Physiotherapy, Kinanthropometry, Exercise Physiology, Isotonic and VO2 calculation. On the teaching aspect, this Department was the first to introduce Masters in Sports Physiotherapy( newly changed course name as Masters' in Physiotherapy(Sports)(MPTS) in South-Central Asia, which is internationally ‗M‘ Level accredited by the Health Professionals Council of U.K. and Global Accrediting Agency. We are also recognized department of International Council of Sports Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE). Bachelor in Physiotherapy is the program, which is introduced for the first time in North India. For the benefit of sportspersons, the Department runs the Sports Medicine Clinic and Center for Excellence in Sports Physiotherapy. The Department provided medical covers during the last 4 National Games, Busan Asiad training camps and XIX Commonwealth Games. The department has MoU with following Universities abroad for research and faculty exchange: Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Bloomsburg University, Pennsylvania, USA, Human Performance Lab, University of Graz, Austria, KarlFranzensMedicalUniversity, Graz, Austria and Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
Faculty Positions:
Name:Prof Dr Jaspal Singh Sandhu
Areas of Interest / SpecializationSports Medicine
Name:Prof.(Dr.) Shyamal Koley
Areas of Interest / SpecializationKinanthropometry, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Research Methodology and Lectinology
Name:Dr. Maman Paul
Areas of Interest / SpecializationSports Physiotherapy
Name:Dr. Shyamal Koley
Areas of Interest / SpecializationKinanthropometry, Kinesiology, Biomechanics
Name:Dr. Archna Sharma
Areas of Interest / Specialization-
Name:Archna Sharma
Areas of Interest / SpecializationExercise Physiology