Senthil P. Kumar
Professor & Principal
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, M.M Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (MMIPR), India
Dr. Senthil Paramasivam Kumar had completed PhD in Neurodynamics and Diabetic peripheral neuropathy in 2013, MPT in Musculoskeletal and Manual therapy from Manipal University, Manipal in 2003 and BPT from Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai in 2000. His teaching/ clinical experience includes one-year senior internship at Christian Medical College, Vellore, and nine years in Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Mangalore. He is currently Professor & Principal at M.M Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (MMIPR), Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU), Mullana-Ambala. He has 204 peer-reviewed publications in internationally indexed journals; 62 conference paper presentations in 11 countries including USA, Canada, UK and Australia; received many awards and accolades including the prestigious Dr CP Nair oration award of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists in 2012, Lien Center for Palliative Care award from the Hon’ble President of Singapore, and is also a three-times recipient of Outstanding contribution to medical literature award of Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore; with seven first prizes for his conference papers; member of editorial board in eleven biomedical journals including Chief editor for Journal of Physical Therapy (JPT) and Indian Journal of Medical and Health Sciences (IJMHS); Member of 27 international associations on pain, palliative care, editorship and physiotherapy; conducted and attended many continuing professional development programmes on pain, palliative care, manual therapy, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice. His research areas in sports medicine include sports injury rehabilitation and exercise physiology.
Pain sciences, pain mechanisms, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sports injury rehabilitation, physical examination, evidence-based practice.