Sports Physiotherapy

Head of Department :
Dr. Smita Patil
Head of the Department

About Department Of Sports Physiotherapy

Sports physiotherapy: is a branch of physical therapy that is geared towards both athletes and casual players who have suffered an injury or ongoing problem. Sports physiotherapy is a specialized form of physiotherapy that is designed to help with injuries or conditions occurred during sports activities.

The modalities include hands-on treatment and rehabilitation. Whether you’re a professional athlete or at the beginning of your athletic journey, sports physiotherapy can be a suitable form of treatment for you.

Sports activities, whether professional or otherwise, can cause muscle strain or even serious injuries. If these problems are not given proper medical attention and treatment, they can worsen. However, these unwanted injuries can now be alleviated and prevented from happening again through the application of sports physiotherapy. You can maximize your performance and prevent future injuries through various techniques and exercises. Sports physiotherapy is meant to help you get back on track as soon as possible in a safe, secure, and effective way.


To prepare globally competent highly skilled Physiotherapists.

To provide effective Physiotherapy care for all physical health problems.


To adapt modern method of teaching and implementing Physiotherapy skills.

To provide suitable atmosphere for the students and staffs to update their knowledge.

To provide technologically challenged Physiotherapy care for the patients.

To demonstrate skills in teaching, management, research guidance and counseling.

To practice moral, ethical values and uphold the dignity of Physiotherapy profession by

participating in various Professional activities.


To provide comprehensive clinical and research experience in Physiotherapy.

To provide holistic health care services to all and to produce Competent, skilled and

dedicated Physiotherapists.

To ensure skill development and analytical approach for treating patients with various


Important Infrastructure

Cryotherapy, IASTM, Sports Tissue Release Massage; Plyometric training,

Weight training using Medicine balls, dumbells, Agility training using agility

cones, ladder; Percussion Therapy, Myofascial Release, Positional Release

Therapy, BOSU ball for balance training, Treadmill for endurance training and


Teaching Learning Method

Integrated Teaching


Project based learning


practical learning

Problem-based/ enquiry –based learning Project

Clinical and preclinical leaning

Research Methodology


Peer Teaching

Small group teaching

On field learning



Dr. Smita Patil

Head of the Department

Tel (Office) – 02164-241555/6/7

She is passionate about treating or taking care of acute musculoskeletal injuries or sports injuries. Has more than 45 research publications in national and international journals. She has keen interest in research Has copyrights, book chapter and book publication on her name Has expertise in Planning and Delivery of Effective Physiotherapy services. Has presented research papers in national and international conferences Has received best researcher award of KIMSDU IN 2016 Has received award for poster presentation in national and international conference in 2021 and 2023. Recognized examiner for UG and PG BOS Member of KCPT, KVV, KARAD NAAC college convenor of criteria 2 Provided physiotherapy services for many regional, state and national sports events. She is passionate about her academic teaching and clinical postings, puts her time, talent and experience to treat patients and provide best physiotherapy care.



Dr. Prasannajit Nikam


Assistant Professor


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