Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
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  1. Comparison between 12 minute walk test & 3 minute step test in normal healthy adults” Verma C.V., Vijaya Krishnan, Kamat Pooja. International Journal of Current Innovation Research, vol.1/issue 4/June 2015/pp 105-108 ISSN: 2395-5775
  2. Lumbar range of motion: Reliability between Schober’s test & modified Schober’s test. Verma Chhaya, Deshpande Renuka, Krishnan Vijaya, Bakne Amol. Romanian Journal of Physical Therapy, vol. 21/issue 35/May 2015, pages 40-47
  3. “Work related musculoskeletal pain among physiotherapy students” ChhayaVerma, Lavanya Kailas, Vijaya Krishnan. Research & Reviews- A Journal of Health Professions, vol.5, no.3 (2015), pages 25-31.
  4. Effect of plyometric training on vertical jump height in high school basketball players- A randomised control trial.ChhayaVerma, LaxmiSubramaniam, Vijaya Krishnan. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS): 2015; 4(1): 7-12 ISSN: 2319-5886.
  5. “Musculoskeletal morbidities in class 4 women employees of Tertiary care hospital: A cross-sectional survey” Verma C.V., Vijaya Krishnan. International Journal of Physiotherapy & Research, vol.3/issue 3/2015 ISSN (O) : 2321-1822 ISSN (P) : 2321-8975
  6. Association of psychosocial factors with Anxiety and depression in patients following acute MI, International Journal of physiotherapy, December S Bheda, M P Jiandnai
  7. Clinical profile of patients requiring prolonged Mechanical Ventilation and their outcome in a tertiary care medical ICU , JAPI oct 2015, C VGupta, N D karnik, V gupta, M Nadkar, J V shetye.
  8. Does Shuttle Walk test induce a greater physiological response compared to six minute walk test in COPD patients. accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy ,July 2015.M P Jiandani, A Asher, Amita Mehta
  9. Effect of TENS on postoperative pain following cardiac surgery.-A pilot study. International journal of Physiotherapy,Vol 2(1),341-346, February 2015.N Jaisinghani, MP Jiandani,Amita Mehta
  10. Effect of Maitland’s Joint Mobilization versus Shacklock’s NeurodynamicMobilization techniques in low back pain .IJPOT, Vol 8, No 2, April-June 2014, Amita Mehta, Bhavana S Mhatre, Nilima Mote
  11. Comparison of predicted VO2 max using QCST & SMWT in young healthy subjects.IJPOT. Feb 2014, Priyanka Narkhede, JaimalaShetye, Amita Mehta.
  12. Which is the better method to improve “Perceived hamsting tightness or exercises targeting hamsting muscles,International Jr. of Osteopathic Medicine July 13 Bhavana Mhatre,Yuvraj Singh, Janvi Tambekar, Amita Mehta (International)
  13. Comparison of Effect of Different Sensitizing Maneuvers on Slump Test Between Normal and Overweight Young Adults. MeenakshiVenkateswaran , Jyotsna Thosar , Amita Mehta,Indian Journal of Physiotherapyand Occupational Therapy- An International Journal, volume 8, No.1(2014)   Pages 59-63
  14. A Study of Combined effects of Progressive Muscle Relaxation & Visual Imagery Technique on Perceived Pain Levels of Anxiety & Depression in patients with Burns. Khanolkar T, Metgud S, Verma CV. IJPOT (April-June)2013, vol 7,issue 2, pg 230-233
  15. Exercise Training for Astronauts. Sneha Kale, Verma CV et al. IJPOT (April-June)2013, vol 7,issue 2, pg 82-86 (ISSN: 0973-5674)
  16. Study of the efficiency of Mulligun’s Movement with mobilization & Taping Technique as an adjunct to the Conventional Therapy for Lateral Ankle Sprain. PunamGhali, ChhayaVerma. IJPOT (July-Sept 2013), vol 7, issue 3.
  17. Prevalence of musculoskeletal morbidities & its impact on Quality of Life in class 4 category workers of Government Tertiary Care  Hospital, Mumbai. CV Verma, Master HS, Gaikwad SA. IJPOT April-June 2013, vol 7, issue 2, pg 87-91 (ISSN-0973-5666)
  18. Analysis of work related Musculoskeletal Pain in bus drivers – Crossectional sudy Indian Jr. of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Vol 7, No2,April-June 13 Dipti Geete, BhavanaMhatre,Madhavi Lokhande, Amita Mehta
  19. .Effect of Iliotibial band stretching on pain & functional activities in patients with Osteopathic  arthritis Indian Jr. of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Vol 7, No2,April-June 13 Ketki Kane, Bhavana Mhatre, Amita Mehta
  20. Restoration of normal length of Upper trapezius & lerator scapular in subjects with adhesive capsulitis. Indian Jr. of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Vol 7, No2,Jan.-March 13 NiranjanPandit , BhavanaMhatre, Amita Mehta.
  21. A study of physical fitness in asthmatics as compared to normals, Indian journal of occupational therapy and physiotherapy,  Vol 16 ,No 4,Pg 182,Oct- December 2012, Kanchan Chatarkar,M P Jiandani, A Mehta
  22. Effect of structured pulmonary rehabilitation on QOL in COPD Indian journal of occupational therapy and physiotherapy, Vol 6 ,No 3,Pg 217 ,July-September 2012,Poorvi Shah, M P Jiandani, A Mehta.
  23. Efficacy of home based programme in phase II of cardiac rehabilitation ,Indian journal of occupational therapy and physiotherapy, Vol 6 ,No 3,Pg 179 ,July-September 2012, M P Jiandani, RReddy,A Mehta.
  24. Effect of sit to stand exercise on forward bending test; A prospective study. IJPOT : April-June 2011  , Vol 5  .Dipti Geete, Amita Mehta
  25. Correlation of Ejection fraction with 6 MWD and QOL in patients with left ventricular failure. Bombay Hospital Journal. P Kudtarkar, M P Jiandani,  AMehta, Vol 52, No 1,Jan2010.
  26. Delayed onset neuropathy along with recurrent larygoal nerve palsy due to organophoshate poisoning and the of Physiotherapy Rehabilitation ,Jaimala Shetye, Swati Surkar, ND Karnik, Amita Mehta.
  27. Effect of unsupported upper limb Endurance training versus Lower Limb endurance training in patients with chronic obstructive disease, J V Shetye, A Mehta
  28. Unsupported Upper limb training: An alternative to improve functional capacity and quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive disease, J V Shetye, Amita Mehta
  29. Resolution of lung collapse in a preterm neonate following chest physiotherapy, Indian journal of paediatrics, Yesha Pandya, JV shetye, R Nanavati, A Mehta.
  30. Comparison of conventional physiotherapy and yoga in asthma -Indian journal of occupational therapy and physiotherapy-Dec 13, M P Jiandani, Rashmi Mahulkar, A Mehta.
  31. Comparison between McConnell Patellar Taping & conventional physiotherapy treatment in the management of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome- A Randomized Controlled Trial. ChhayaVerma, Vijaya Krishnan. Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, July- Dec 2012, vol 1, No. 2, pg 95-104 (ISSN 2231-4261).
  32. Effect of Manual Therapy Technique on Knee Proprioception in Patients with OA Knee, Yuvraj Singh, BhavanaMhatre, Amita Mehta, IJPOT, September 2012.
  33. Impact of occupational stress on musculoskeletal pain & morbidities in the nursing population working at Government Tertiary Care Hospital, Mumbai. A survey based study. CV Verma, Master HS, Inamdar A et al. International Journal of Nursing Education (July-Sept) 2012, vol 4, issue: 2, pg 97-101 (ISSN: 0974-9349).
  34. Cross cultural adaption and psychometric testing of the Hindi version of the patient rated wrist evaluation ;  Saurabh Mehta, Bhavana Mhatre, Joy Mac Dermid, Amita Mehta Journal  of Hand Therapy, January / March 2012.(INTERNATIONAL).
  35. Spinal accessory & Suprascapular Neuropathy: Analysis & Diagnosis Ingale A, Verma CV et al. the Physiotherapy post. Oct-Dec 2011, vol 3, No. 4, pg 74-76.
  36. Changes in health status and functional outcomes in acute traumatic hand injury patients during physical therapy treatment. Rebecca John, Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, May-Aug 2011, vol 44, issue:2, pg 362-367.
  37. Study of Level of Fitness in under 16 Male Football Players and the Effect of Puberty on their level of Fitness. VijayaVishwanathan, ChhayaVerma  Indian J of Physiotherapy and occupational Therapy(an international journal) Vol 3, No 2, April-Jun 2009 pg 54-58.
  38. Lumbosacral Angle & Chronic Backache.  Y Gokhale, C V Verma of Assoc of Physicians of India (JAPI) 1999.
  39. Comparison of Effect of Cooling & Sustained Passive Stretching as Treatment technique for Spasticity in Hemiplegia”. M Desai, C V verma. J. of Indian Assoc. of Physiotherapists. 1998
  40. Medial and Lateral Ante brachial Cutaneous Nerve Conduction Velocity Studies- Standardization of Technique and Age Effect on Healthy Subjects; Hutoxi Writer, Bhavana Mhatre, Physiotherapy – journal of IAP, 1998.
  41. Effect of Gravitational Stress as Preventive measure for Bone Demineralisation& Renal Complications in acute Paraplegics & Quadriplegics. Aditi Khadkikar, B V Bellare, C V Verma. of Indian Assoc of Physiotherapists June 1997
  42. Comparison of Bicycle & Treadmill Ergometer in Aerobic Capacity. MahinderSamtani, B V Bellare, C V Verma. June 1997
  43. Effect of 90-90 Position of Immobilisation in operated cases of Fracture Shaft femur” C V Verma; B V Bellare. Indian Journal of Surgery 1993
  44. Effect of “Wrist Position on prehensile activities of Hand-Pinch activity” C H  Rane, B V Bellare. Indian J. of Surgery, Vol no. 55, issue 3, March 1993.
  45. Effect of Low Intensity, Long Duration Exercises on Total Lipid Profile & Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolytic Activity. C V Vermaet. of Indian Association of Physiotherapists. Nov-Dec 1992, 11-13 
  46. Attitude, Knowledge & Application of Yogic Sciences by Physiotherapists. Chhaya Verma, Hiral Master, Vijaya Krishnan. Asian Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Books Published

  • Contributed in a manual for patients on Lifestyle modification program titled “Living for a Healthy Heart” by dept of Cardiology, LTMGH, Sion, Mumbai – Chhaya Verma
  • E-book on Cure for PFPS (Patello-femoral Pain Sydrome): McConnell Taping vs Conventional Physiotherapy Treatment: RCT ChhayaVerma, Vijaya Krishnan

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, December 2012 (ISBN: 978-3-8465-3262-1)

Articles Published in Physiotimes Bhavna Mhatre:

  1. Motor control for Musculoskeletal Dysfunctions – October 2011
  2. Clinical Reasoning for Clinical Decisions for Shoulder Pain, January 2011
  3. Hyperkyphosis- Postural impairment in the elderly, July 2010
  4. Women’s Health – Role of Physiotherapist, January 2010

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