Scientific Publications


Scientific Publications of MGM School of Physiotherapy
  1. Costanzo G, Misaggi B, Ricciardi L, AlEissa SI, Tamai K, Alhelal F, Alqahtani Y, Alsobayel HI, Arand M, Balsano M, Blattert TR. SPINE20 recommendations 2021: spine care for people’s health and prosperity. European Spine Journal. 2022 Apr 7:1-0.
  2. Mullerpatan RP, Bharnuke JK. Differences in Foot Characteristics Between Bharatanatyam Dancers and Age-Matched Non-Dancers. Medical Problems of Performing Artists. 2022 Mar 1;37(1):53-7.
  3. Mullerpatan RP. National Education Policy 2020: Call for reconfiguration of physiotherapy education and research in India. Journal of Society of Indian Physiotherapists. 2022 Jan 1;6(1):1.
  4. Desai P, Mullerpatan R. Functioning of Older adults in Low-Middle Income Countries: A Literature Review. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.
  5. Mullerpatan RP. National Education Policy 2020: Call for reconfiguration of physiotherapy education and research in India. Journal of Society of Indian Physiotherapists. 2022 Jan 1;6(1):1.
  6. Mullerpatan RP, Bharnuke JK. Differences in Foot Characteristics Between Bharatanatyam Dancers and Age-Matched Non-Dancers. Med Probl Perform Art. 2022 Mar;37(1):53-57. DOI: 10.21091/mppa.2022.1009. PMID: 35234806.
  7. Agarwal B, Aglawe D, Sawant B. Physical Function Assessment Tools in the Intensive Care Unit: A Narrative Review. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2022;34(1).
  8. Patel G, Mullerpatan R, Agarwal B, Shetty T, Ojha R, Shaikh-Mohammed J, Sujatha S. Validation of wearable inertial sensor-based gait analysis system for measurement of spatiotemporal parameters and lower extremity joint kinematics in sagittal plane. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 2022 Jan 8:09544119211072971.
  9. Desai P, Mullerpatan R. Functioning of Older adults in Low-Middle Income Countries: A Literature Review. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.
  1. Vaidya SS, Agarwal B, Singh Y, Mullerpatan R. Effect of Yoga on Performance and Physical Fitness in Cricket Bowlers. International Journal of Yoga Therapy. 2021 Sep 22.
  2. Pahade AJ, Wani SK, Mullerpatan RP, Elizabeth Roach K. Indian (Marathi) version of the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI): Translation and validation in patients with adhesive capsulitis. Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal. 2021 Dec 19;41(02):139- 46.
  3. Mullerpatan R, Shetty T, Singh Y, Agarwal B. Lower extremity joint loading during Bounce rope skip in comparison to run and walk. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 2021 Apr 1; 26:1-6.
  4. Agarwal BM, van Deursen R, Mullerpatan RP. Electromyographic evaluation of spine and lower extremity muscles during repeated and sustained bodyweight deep-squat. Trends in Sport Sciences, 2021, 28(1): 19-27.
  5. Haldeman S, Nordin M, Tavares P, Mullerpatan R, Kopansky-Giles D, Setlhare V, Chou R, Hurwitz E, Treanor C, Hartvigsen J, Schneider M. Distance management of spinal disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: Evidence-based patient and clinician guides from the global spine care initiative. JMIR public health and surveillance. 2021 Feb 17;7(2): e25484.
  6. Kanjirathingal JP, Mullerpatan RP, Nehete G, Raghuram N. Effect of yogasana intervention on standing balance performance among people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: A pilot study. International Journal of Yoga. 2021 Jan 1;14(1):60-70.
  1. Dharod R, Shetty T, Shete R, Mullerpatan R. Effect of Plyometric Training on Explosive Power, Agility, Balance, and Aerobic Performance of Young Adult Male Kabaddi Players. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2020;32(3).
  2. Swaminathan N, Jiandani M, Surendran PJ, Jacob P, Bhise A, Baxi G, Devani P, Agarwal B, Kumar VS, Pinto NM, Damke U. Beyond COVID-19: Evidence-Based Consensus Statement on the Role of Physiotherapy in Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the Indian Context. The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 2020 Dec 1;68(12):82-89.
  3. Jiandani MP, Agarwal B, Baxi G, Kale S, Pol T, Bhise A, Pandit U, Shetye JV, Diwate A, Damke U, Ravindra S. Evidence-based National Consensus: Recommendations for Physiotherapy Management in COVID-19 in Acute Care Indian Setup. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine: Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. 2020 Oct;24(10):905-913.
  4. Mullerpatan R, Nahar S, Singh Y, Cote P, Nordin M. Burden of spine pain among rural and tribal populations in Raigad District of Maharashtra State of India. European Spine Journal. 2020 Sep 10:1-7.
  5. Mohanty T, Mehta D, Mullerpatan R, Agarwal B. Cardiorespiratory Endurance, Flexibility and Lower-Extremity Muscle Strength in Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2020;32(2):75-83.
  6. Mullerpatan RP, Agarwal BM, Shetty TV. Exploration of muscle activity using surface electromyography while performing surya namaskar. International Journal of Yoga. 2020 May;13(2):137-143.
  7. Bharnuke JK, Mullerpatan RP, Hiller C. Evaluation of Standing Balance Performance in Indian Classical Dancers. Journal of Dance Medicine & Science. 2020 Mar 15;24(1):19-23.
  1. Dighe A, Bose M, Parab S. Influence of Variations in Seat Surface Inclination on Trunk Muscle Recruitment and Reaching Ability in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy: Systematic Review. Website: www. ijpot. com. 2019 Jul;13(3):22.
  2. Bose M, Parab SD, Patil SM, Pandey NA, Pednekar GV, Saini SS. Exploring spinal muscular atrophy and its impact on functional status: Indian scenario. Indian journal of public health. 2019 Jul 1;63(3):254-257.
  3. Shetty M, Balasundaran S, Mullerpatan R. Grip and pinch strength: reference values for children and adolescents from India. Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine. 2019 Jan 1;12(3):255-262.
  4. Parab S, Bose M, Shayer S, Saini RK, Salvi M, Ravi P, Sawant P. Effect of Bharatnatyam-based Dance Therapy in Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome. Clinical Kinesiology (Online). 2019 Oct 1;73(3):15-20.
  5. Mullerpatan R, Shetty T, Ganesan S, Johari A. Review of lower extremity function following SEMLS in children with cerebral palsy. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(2):157-171.
  6. Mullerpatan R, Girdhar P, Singh Y, Salgotra KR, Wilkey A, Nordin M. Evidence- Based Rehabilitation of Spine-Pain Disorders among Underserved Individuals in Navi Mumbai, India: A Two-Year− Observational Report. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(2):185-195.
  7. Mullerpatan R, Sonkhia M, Thomas B, Mishra S, Gupta A, Agarwal B. Review of Contextual Factors Influencing Function Following Lower Extremity Amputation in Low to Middle Income Countries. Crit Rev Phys Rehabil Med. 2019;31(2):173-183.
  8. Shah T, Shetty M, Bose M, Mullerpatan R. A Study of Fine and Manual Hand Dexterity in People with Parkinson's Disease. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):93-100.
  9. Mullerpatan R, Bharnuke J, Hiller C. Gait kinematics of Bharatanatyam dancers with and without low back pain. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):1-10.
  10. Agarwal B, Advani M, van Deursen R, Mullerpatan R. Influence of varying squat exposure on knee pain and function among people with knee osteoarthritis. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):11-22.
  11. Nair S, Agarwal B, Chatla J, Mullerpatan R. Health-related physical fitness of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):23-33.
  12. Naryanan G, Bose M, Parab S, Agarwal B, Mullerpatan R. Energy expenditure using three different walking techniques in individuals with spinal cord Injury. Crit Rev Phys Rehab Med. 2019;31(1):35-41.
  13. Amberkar O, Agarwal B, Singh Y, Shete R, Mullerpatan R. Level of sports participation and performance among people with spinal cord injury. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):43-51.
  14. Shetty T, Johari A, Ganesan S, Mullerpatan R. Gait Deviation Index of Children with Cerebral Palsy with Severe Gait Impairment. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):53-62.
  15. Mullerpatan R, Thanawala M, Agarwal B, Ganesan S. Development of the Deep Squat Milestone in Typically Developing Children. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):63-73.
  16. Shetty T, Parab S, Ganesan S, Agarwal B, Mullerpatan R. Lower extremity muscle strength and endurance in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):75-84.
  17. Iyer P, Shetty T, Ganesan S, Nair S, Rao N, Mullerpatan R. Exploration of sports participation in children with mild intellectual disability. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):85-92.
  18. Agarwal B, Advani M, van Deursen R, Mullerpatan R. Influence of varying squat exposure on knee pain and function among people with knee osteoarthritis. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2019;31(1):11-22.
  1. Pisal A, Agarwal B, Mullerpatan R. Evaluation of Daily Walking Activity in Patients with Parkinson Disease. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2018;30(3):207-218
  2. Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Nordin M, Chou R, Côté P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Randhawa K, Cedraschi C, Ameis A. The Global Spine Care Initiative: methodology, contributors, and disclosures. European Spine Journal. 2018 Sep 1;27(6):786-795.
  3. Nordin M, Randhawa K, Torres P, Yu H, Haldeman S, Côté P, Torres C, Modic M, Mullerpatan R, Cedraschi C, Chou R. The Global Spine Care Initiative: a systematic review for the assessment of spine-related complaints in populations with limited resources and in low-and middle-income communities. European Spine Journal. 2018 Sep 1;27(6):816-27.
  4. Haldeman S, Johnson CD, Chou R, Nordin M, Côté P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Cedraschi C, Aartun E, Acaroğlu E. The Global Spine Care Initiative: classification system for spine-related concerns. European Spine Journal. 2018 Sep 1;27(6):889-900.
  5. Haldeman S, Johnson CD, Chou R, Nordin M, Côté P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Cedraschi C, Acaroğlu E, Kopansky-Giles D, Ameis A. The Global Spine Care Initiative: care pathway for people with spine-related concerns. European Spine Journal. 2018 Sep 1;27(6):901-914.
  6. Kopansky-Giles D, Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Chou R, Côté P, Green BN, Nordin M, Acaroğlu E, Ameis A, Cedraschi C, Hurwitz EL. The Global Spine Care Initiative: resources to implement a spine care program. European Spine Journal. 2018 Sep 1;27(6):915-924.
  7. Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Chou R, Nordin M, Green BN, Côté P, Hurwitz EL, Kopansky-Giles D, Acaroğlu E, Cedraschi C, Ameis A. The Global Spine Care Initiative: model of care and implementation. European Spine Journal. 2018 Sep 1;27(6):925-945.
  8. Parab S, Bose M, Ganesan S. Influence of Random and Blocked Practice Schedules on Motor Learning in Children Aged 6–12 Years. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2018;30(3):239-254
  9. Bose M, Bellare B, Parmar L. Effect of Motor-Cognitive Dual Task Training on Dexterity and Function in People with Parkinson’s Disease (Pwp) Using 9 Hole Peg Test (9hpt). International Journal of Recent Scientific Research.2018; 9(4):26090- 26094.
  10. Bose M, Chhibber S, Parab S. Electrophysiological Study to Evaluate Cross Education in Lower Extremity Using Mirror Movements in Stroke. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research. 2018;8(5):156-61.
  11. Wani SK, Mullerpatan R. Prevalence of shoulder dysfunction among Indian people with type II diabetes. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. 2015 Sep 1;35(3):386----
  12. Nair SP, Kotian S, Hiller C, Mullerpatan R. Survey of musculoskeletal disorders among Indian dancers in Mumbai and Mangalore. Journal of Dance Medicine & Science. 2018 Jun 15;22(2):67-74.
  13. Fernandes N, Gaikwad S, Hemmerich A, Mullerpatan R, Agarwal B. Birthing experience of women who have undergone normal delivery in selected community of India. International Journal of Innovative, Knowledge Concepts. 2018;6(2):120-125.
  14. Bose M, Bellare B, Parmar LS. Exploring factors affecting Quality of Life (qoL) in peopLe with parkinson's disease (pwp) in India: A Focus Group Discussion (FGD) with professionals. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences. 2018;8(3):546-56.
  15. Gupte S, Mullerpatan R, Ganesan S. Influence of Focus of Attention During Acquisition of Motor Skills in Children of 3–9 Years. Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 2018;30(1):67-75.
  16. Shetty M, Medha V. Deo. Effectiveness of dry needling on pain and functions on shoulder impingement in population with upper quadrant dysfunction: a randomized control trial. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. March 2018;9(3):25072-25077
  17. Pradnya G, Dhara K. A Case Study On Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2018;9(3):25308-25310.
  18. Shete R, Singh Y, Shetty A, Singh Y., Sonawane A, Swami U, Tripathi P. Effect of 12 week Zumba based training on physical fitness in young healthy adults. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2018; 9(3):25430-25436.
  19. Singh Y, Shete R, Anarthe N, Augustine A ,Avasare A, Badade R, Badani H. Effect of 12 week pilates based training on physical fitness in young healthy. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2018;9(3):25423-25429.
  1. Agarwal BM, Deursen RV, Mullerpatan RP. Influence of habitual deep squatting on kinematics of lower extremity, pelvis and trunk. Int J Health Rehabil Sci. 2018;7(1):1- 9.
  2. Agarwal B, Mukri A, Shah M, Ganesan SL, Mullerpatan R. Effect of Inspiratory Muscle Training in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disorder. Int J Health Sci Res. 2017;7(6):178-185.
  3. Sahasrabudhe SS, Agarwal BM, Mullerpatan RP. Comparison of muscle activity and energy cost between various bodyweight squat positions. Clinical Kinesiology: Journal of the American Kinesiotherapy Association. 2017 Jun 22;71(2):19-25.
  4. Rane SS, Paul A, Mullerpatan RP. Reference values of manual dexterity using Minnesota Rate of Manipulation Test for Indian adults. Hand Therapy. 2017 Jun;22(2):79-85.
  1. Agarwal B, Shah M, Andhare N, Mullerpatan R. Incremental shuttle walk test: Reference values and predictive equation for healthy Indian adults. Lung India: Official Organ of Indian Chest Society. 2016 Jan;33(1):36-41.
  2. Nair SP, Agarwal B, Shah M, Sawant S, Sinha N, Rajguru V, Mullerpatan R. Level of Physical Exercise Capacity, Respiratory Muscle Strength and Peak Expiratory Flow Rate in Healthy Adolescents.Journal of Medical Sciences 2016, June;3(2):66-71.
  3. John R, Dhanve A, Mullerpatan RP. Grip and pinch strength in children with Down syndrome. Hand Therapy. 2016 Sep;21(3):85-89.
  4. Rao P, Abraham Samuel Babu, Sundar Kumar Veluswamy. Parity – Does it extend beyond the social context? British Medical Journal. 2016, March ;352: i847
  5. Nair SP, Agarwal B, Shah M, Sawant S, Sinha N, Rajguru V, Mullerpatan R. Effect of Adolescence on Clinical Outcome Measures of Pulmonary Function and Exercise Capacity. MGM Journal of Medical Sciences. 2016 (Repeated Ref 48)
  6. Jadhav MJ, Dhumale S, Varghese A. Grip strength of dominant hand in various body postures in the age Group of 20-50 years. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2016; 7(10):13862-13871.
  1. Wani S K, Mullerpatan R. Prevalence of shoulder dysfunction in people with type II diabetes. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2015 35(3):386
  2. Paul A, Mullerpatan R. Review of physiotherapy awareness across the globe. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research. 2015 Oct;5(10):294-301.
  3. Ramanand, C.J., 2015. A Study to Compare the effect of Scapular Taping Along with Stretching and Stretching Alone in Patients with Postural Neck Pain-Randomised Control Trial. Quadriceps Femoris Strength Training: effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Vs Isometric Exercise in Osteoarthritis of Knee, 9(3), p.1.
  4. Joseph SD, Bellare B, Vernon H. Cultural adaptation, reliability, and validity of Neck Disability Index in Indian rural population: a Marathi version study. Spine. 2015 Jan 15;40(2): E68-76.
  5. Shah M, Paranjape S. Six-minute walk test as a clinical parameter to assess the sub maximal exercise capacity in Non-Obese and Obese healthy young Indian population. International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology. 2015 Apr 16;4(1):9-15.
  6. Moksha J, Rebecca J. A clinical study of sensory and pain threshold values of upper limb nerves in diabetes mellitus patients. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries. 2015 Nov 1;35(3):393-7.
  1. John R. Investigation of critical thinking ability in UG and PG Physiotherapy students. Indian Journal of Higher Education. 2014
  2. Agarwal B, Chowdhry M, Mullerpatan RP & Kaul SK. (). Effect of Movement Therapy on Academic Stress in Physiotherapy Students. Journal of the Medical Sciences. 2014, 1, 189-192.
  1. Mullerpatan RP, Karnik G, John R. Grip and pinch strength: Normative data for healthy Indian adults. Hand Therapy. 2013 Mar;18(1):11-6.
  2. Rajan P, Bellare B. Referring doctors' perspectives about Physiotherapy management for chronic musculoskeletal pain. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. 2013;2(1):15-------
  3. Rajan P, Bellare B. Perspectives of Patients from Low Socio-Economic Status in India toward Physiotherapy Management for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Health Professions. 2013 Mar 18;3(2):7-15.