Shyam Krishnan K

Assistant Professor- Senior Scale

Department of Physiotherapy (at Mangalore)


    Shyam Krishnan K is Assistant Professor- Senior Scale in the Department of Physiotherapy at KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He is:

    • Postgraduate dissertation guide for PG students at KMC, Mangalore.
    • Unit In-charge of Medicine, Geriatrics, Paediatrics, General Surgical Conditions Physiotherapy units at KMC Mangalore, and shared responsibility for Intensive Care Physiotherapy unit.
    • In-charge 3rd year BPT students -preparation of class schedule and clinical postings and arranging classes, coordinating with the clinical staff of other departments for classes.


Subject Semester / Year
Community Physiotherapy IV year BPT
Physiotherapy in General Medical and Surgical Conditions IV year BPT
Physiotherapy in Neurology and Neurosurgical Conditions III year BPT
Ethics III year BPT
Electrotherapy II year BPT
Biomechanics and Kinesiology II year BPT
Basic Bio-physics I year BPT
Exercise Therapy I year BPT
Geriatrics, Industrial Therapy & Ergonomics, Paediatrics and Women’s Health I & II year MPT


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPT - Masters in Physiotherapy CBR and OHPT Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor - Senior scale 2010 onwards
Department of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor 2010
Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University, Baroda Lecturer 2007 - 2010


Area of Interest

Geriatrics, Occupational Health, Exercise Physiology, Neurosciences, Critical Care Physiotherapy

Area of Expertise

Community Physiotherapy, Occupational Health Physiotherapy, Geriatric Physiotherapy

Area of Research

Physiotherapy In Community, Occupational Health Physiotherapy, Geriatric Physical Therapy, Paediatric Physiotherapy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  •  Award of certificate for outstanding Contribution to Medical Literature in 2012 by KMC Mangalore.

Lateral reach test: A Normative study of adults of Dakshina Kannada- A Cross Sectional Study

2011-01-01 Amitesh Narayan S Ganesan

2011, Begell House, Canada, 23- (1-4).

Does Prolonged Sitting Work Impacts Knee Joint Position Sense in Asymptomatic Women in age group of 50-55 years? A Comparative Study

2012-01-01 M. K. Galvankar Amitesh Narayan

2012, Begell House, Canada, 24-(3-4)

Pulmonary function test in type 2 diabetes mellitus in Mangalore Indian population: a case control study

2013-01-01 Vaishaili K Zulfeequer Anand

2013, Reviews of Progress.

Clinical management practice adapted by physiotherapist in India for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Aripita Jingar Vaishaili K Zulfeequer

2013, Lung India, Vol 30, issue 2, 131-138.

Functional balance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a case- control study

2012-01-01 Purnima Bhosle Zulfeequer Vishak Acharya

2012, International Journal of Health Sciences & Research, Vol 2, issue 3, 61-71.

Comparison of Quake and RC-Cornet for Airway Clearance in Bronchiectasis: A Randomised Crossover Trial

2012-01-01 Amit Vyas Vishak Acharya Zulfeequer

2012, International Journal of Health Sciences & Research, Vol 2, issue 6, 20-27.

Effect of Threshold Positive Expiratory Pressure on Dynamic Hyperinflation & Dyspnea in COPD: A Randomised Cross Over Trial

2012-01-01 Sridhar S A Vaishali K Anand R

2012, International Journal of Health Sciences & Research.