Dr Aparna Sarkar

Professor AIPT / Coordinator AIPAS

Amity Institute of Physiotherapy
 
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc. Hons-1985,Calcutta University

    Graduation : B.Ed. (Sc.)-1989,Calcutta University

    Post Graduation : M.Sc.(Physiology)-1988,Calcutta University

    Doctorate : Ph.D. ((Physiology))-1994,Calcutta University

  • Experience

    17 Aug 2006 - Present
    Professor AIPT / Coordinator AIPAS,
    Amity Institute of Physiotherapy

    01 Aug 2003 - 16 Aug 2006
    Lecturer,
    St. Jone's College,
    -

    01 Aug 2002 - 01 Dec 2002
    Lecturer (Adhoc),
    Acharya Narendra Dev College (Delhi University),
    -

    01 Feb 2000 - 01 May 2002
    Lecturer,
    Meerabai Women's Polytechnic College ( Directorate of Training & Technical Education),
    -

    01 May 1996 - 01 May 1997
    Lecturer,
    Institute of Public Health & Hygine,
    -

    01 Oct 1995 - 01 Apr 1996
    Lecturer (Adhoc),
    Lady Irwin College (delhi University),
    Delhi

    01 Aug 1993 - 01 Dec 1993
    Research Associate,
    Jamia Hamdard University,
    Delhi

  • Current Courses Taught

    Applied Pathology

    Endocrinology

    Neurophysiology

    Summer Internship

  • Publications

    Sensitization of cardiac muscle to acetylcholine and epinephrine by penicilline. ,
    Proceedings of Indian Science Congress.

    Alteration of enterochromaffin cells following vestibulocerebeller modulation in the rats ,
    Second Congress of Asian and Oceassion Physiological Socities.

    Cytoprotection of peptic ulcer by rotational exercise- prostaglandins a possible mediator. ,
    IBRO World Congress of neuroscience(3)

    Influence of cerebellum of duodenal alkaline phosphatase activity in rats. ,
    Indian J of Physiol. and All. Sciences.

    Influence of cerebellum of duodenal alkaline phosphatase activity in rats. ,
    Indian J of Physiol. and All. Sciences.

    Effect of vestibular stimulation on norepinephrine level in stress-induced rats stomach. ,
    Conference Procedding IUPS , Glasgow.

    Effect of cerebellar modulation on rat gastric secretion & enterochromaffin- like cells. ,
    Ind J of Exp. Biol.

    Effect of cerebellar modulation on rat gastric secretion & enterochromaffin- like cells. ,
    Ind J of Exp. Biol.

    Changes of gastroduodenal peroxidase activity of rats by cerebellar modulation. ,
    Ind J of Exp. Biol.

    Assessment of the cardiovascular fitness of non exercising subjects using six minute walk test ,
    Indian Journal Of Physiotherapy And Occupational therapy

    Effect of exercise on non-exercising pre& postmenopausal women – a comparative study. ,
    Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

    Effect of isometric quadriceps activation on Q- angle in young females ,
    Indian Journal Of Physiology And Pharmacology

    Change in cervical range of motion of school students using inclined flat desk. ,
    Physiotherapy & Occupational therapy journal.

    Effects of seat height change in a static cycle on physiological responses of adult’s riders ,
    12th Asian Federation of Sports MedicineCongress

    Effects of seat height change in a static cycle on physiological responses of adult’s riders. ,
    Trends in Medical World

    Effect of quadriceps strengthening exercise in prevention of falls in elderly people ,
    Trends in Medical World

    Comparision of single step versus double step climbing and their effects on cardiovascular system in young adults ,
    Indian J of Tramatology & Sports Medicine

    Effect Of Segmental Breathing Exercises On Chest Expansion In Empyema Patients ,
    Indian J of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.

    Effect Of Segmental Breathing Exercises On Chest Expansion In Empyema Patients ,
    Indian J of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.

    Immediate effects of 3- minute step test on cardio respiratory responses of obese adult females. ,
    International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Technology

    Effects of sleeper stretch and cross body stretch for increasing the internal rotation in frozen shoulder ,
    Trends in Medical World

    Effects of quadriceps dynamic strengthening and isometrics exercise in non - obese and obese osteoarthritis of knee joint patients ,
    British Journal of Sports Medicine

    Comparison of Isometric and Isotonic Exercises in Osteoarthritis of Knee ,
    Journal of Indian Association of Physiotherapy

    Effect of Obesity on Balance and Gait Alterations in Young Adults ,
    Indian Journal Of Physiology And Pharmacology

    Effects of quadriceps dynamic strengthening and isometrics exercise in non - obese and obese osteoarthritis of knee joint patients ,
    INT J OF DRUG DISCOVERY & TECHNOLOGY

    A comparative study of obese & age-matched normal children feet using various external foot measurements & foot prints ,
    Physical & Occupational therapy Journal

    Effectiveness of Different Quadriceps Strengthening Protocols in Improvement of Extensor Lag In Osteoarthritic Knee Joint ,
    International Journal of drug discovery & research

    Immediate effects of 3- minute step test on cardiorespiratory responses of obese adult females ,
    International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Technology

    Comparison of effect of static stretching and PNF (hold relax) on hip flexion range of motion. ,
    I J D D T

    Correlation of body fat composition with hypertension. ,
    RACS-5 & TM

    To compare the efficacy of myofascial release therapy and static stretching pain and cervical lateral flexion ROM in trapezius spasm patients ,
    INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF SPORTS MEDICINE

    Blood Pressure Responses To Walking With Slippers And Running Shoes In Rehabilitation Phase Of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Patients - A Clinical Trial. ,
    International Journal of Drug Development and Technology

    Effects of Antioxidant Supplementation versus Resistance Training Exercise in Lower Limbs Musculoskeletal System of Elderly People

    Effects of Antioxidant Supplementation versus Resistance Training Exercise in Lower Limbs Musculoskeletal System to reduce oxidative damage & falls in obese individuals. ,
    AIIMS

    RECTROACTIVE INHIBITION AND ITS EFFECT ON MEMORY ,
    GIAP Journal

    RECTROACTIVE INHIBITION AND ITS EFFECT ON MEMORY ,
    GIAP Journal

    PREVALENCE OF DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE- II IN SUBJECTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE ,
    International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    EFFECTS OF EXERCISE TREADMILL TEST TO EVALUATE CORONARY HEART DISEASE IN NON-SYMTIMATIC SUBJECTS

    EFFECTS OF EXERCISE TREADMILL TEST TO EVALUATE CORONARY HEART DISEASE IN NON-SYMTIMATIC SUBJECTS ,
    International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS (NTD): PATHOGENESIS AND FOLATE METABOLISM ,
    International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS (NTD): PATHOGENESIS AND FOLATE METABOLISM ,
    International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    COCHLEAR OUTER HAIR CELL MOTILITY IS VOLTAGE DEPENDENT ,
    International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    IRON DEFICIENCY LEADING TO ANEMIA IN PREGNANT WOMEN ,
    International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    Influence of body fat on hypertension-a co relational study. ,
    International Journal of Bioinformatics

    Blood Pressure Responses to Walking With Slippers and Running Shoes in Rehabilitation Phase of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Patients - A Clinical Trial. ,
    International Journal of Drug Development and Technology

    Blood Pressure Responses to Walking With Slippers and Running Shoes in Rehabilitation Phase of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Patients - A Clinical Trial. ,
    International Journal of Drug Development and Technology

    Comparative Effects of Electrical Stimulation on Nerve Trunk and Nerve Roots in Bell's palsy Patients . ,
    Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy

    Comparative Study of Neural Tissue Mobilization and Manual Traction in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis. ,
    Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Journal.

    Comparative Study of Neural Tissue Mobilization and Manual Traction in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis. ,
    Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Journal.

    Effects of BMI on Q-angle in overweight females - who are at high risk for patellar subluxtaion. ,
    I J P F A

    Comparison of effect of Two Group of Proprioceptive Exercises in Osteoarthritis Patients on Knee Muscle Strength and Functional Activity . ,
    Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy.

    Comparison of effect of Two Group of Proprioceptive Exercises in Osteoarthritis Patients on Knee Muscle Strength and Functional Activity . ,
    Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy.

    Effectiveness of Interferential Current Therapy on Pneumothorax Patients with Intercostal Drainage. ,
    Trends in Medical World.

    Human-Papillomavirus in Oral Mucosa- An Overview. ,
    Journal of Biological & Scientific Opinion

    NEW ASPECTS OF THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND TREATMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS ,
    International Knowledge Press

    International Journal of Science and Research ,
    IJSR

    Exercise holds benefits for affect and cognitive learning in elderly subjects ,
    MRIU

    To study the effects of obesity on memory test score in college going healthy young adults. ,
    MRIU

    Effects of short term exercise on levels of depression and self-esteem in young adults. ,
    MRIU

    To Study the Effects of Obesity on Attention - cognitive function in College Students. ,
    MRIU

    Effects of aerobic exercise on blood glucose levels and lipid profile in Diabetes Mellitus type 2 subjects ,
    Al Ameen J Med Sc i 2016; 9(1) :65-69  US National Library of Medicine enlisted journal  ISSN 0974

    Molecular and cellular parameters of ageing: an overview ,
    Al Ameen J Med Sc i 2016; 9(1) :4-14  US National Library of Medicine enlisted journal  ISSN 0974-

    Effects of Exercise Treadmill Test to Evaluate Coronary Heart Disease in Non-Symtomatic Subjects ,
    World Journal of Sport Sciences, IDOSI Publications

    Influence of BMI on the balance of chronic knee osteoarthritis patients. ,
    Conference proceeding of International Conference on Nurturing Global Health Care ,11th -12th March

    Male Infertility- multifactorial. ,
    Male Reproductive Health incorporating XIX Annual Congress of the Society of Andrology, India (ICMRH

    Comparison of Protein Supplementation and Resistance Training Exercise on Lower Limbs Muscles Strength and Range of Motion of Elderly ,
    International Journal of Drug Development and Research

    Effects of BMI and Gender on falls of elderly individuals:Assessed by Time up and Go Test ,
    Indian Journal of Gerentology

    Effects of Body Mass Index on Biomechanics of Adult Female Foot ,
    MOJ

    Impact of Body Mass Index on Cognitive Attention Function in University Students. ,
    Nov Tech Arthritis Bone Res

    Tuberculosis: Prevalence and Awareness ,
    Hamdard University

    Formulation of Effervescent Tablets and Its Advantages ,
    Hamdard Physiocon 17

    Breast Cancer: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Therapies ,
    Hamdard Physiocon 2017

    Beneficial Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Decline in Elderly Old 423 Sushmita Michelle Rao and Aparna Sarkar ,
    Indian Journal of Gerontology

    Expression of SLC6A4 gene in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome ,
    Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Effect of Physical Activity on Blood Pressure, Carotid Pulse and Reaction Time in University Students ,
    Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Beneficial Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Decline in Elderly Old ,
    Indian Journal of Gerontology

    Breast cancer: Prevalence , risk factors and therapies ,
    Hamdard Physiocon 2017

    Tuberculosis: Prevalance and Awareness ,
    Hamdard Physiocon2017

    Effects of cranial electrical stimulation on heart rate variability and quality of sleep in subjects with short sleep sickness ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Incidence of dysmenorrhea and its effect on blood pressure among students ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Present awareness is not enough to prevent risk factors of heart failure ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Paracetamol : quality is important for better recovery ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Awareness is important to prevent blood culture contamination : a road block in proper diagnosis and treatment ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Acinetobacter ssp outbreak and the important of clinical environment ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Low plasma level of high density lipid cholesterol intensifies the risk of myocardial infraction in old age ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON

    Gene expression in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Relative Expression of Leptin Gene (LEP) Responsible for Obesity in Normal and Obese People ,
    FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017

    Impact of Gender on Calf Muscle Tightness A Comparative and Normotive Study. ,
    American Research Journal of Clinical Case Reports

    Cranial electrical stimulation on HRV and quality of sleep in subjects with long sleep sickness ,
    INCPT AIIMS 2017

    EXPRESSION OF EDN1 GENE IN POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME PATIENTS ,
    36th Annual meeting of The SocietyReproductive biology ,Biological Sciences ,BITS Pilani ,Goa Campus

    Impact of body mass index on the balance of chronic knee osteoarthritis patients ,
    PUNJABI UNIVERSITY,PATIALA

    Effects of frenkel's exercise on memory and learning of cerebral palsy children ,
    AIAP

    EFFECTS OF CRANIAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION ON HEART RATE VARIABILITY AND QUALITY OF SLEEP IN SUBLECTS WITH INSOMNIA ,
    AIAP

    Effects of Cranial Electrical Stimulation on Brain- A Brief Review. ,
    JUNIPER

    Efficacy of Short Term Physical Therapy on Fine Motor Activity in Cerebral Palsy Patients.

    Study of median nerve conmduction velocity and F-wave minimal latency to to diagnose early onset of diabetic neuropathy .

    A battle against “Antimicrobial Resistance” (Abstract). In: AICTE Sponsored One Day National Conference on “Pharmaceutical Regulatory Landscape: Its Key Role and Functions” ,
    Industry-Academia Continuum, Organized by Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Educ

    Post antibiotic age and antimicrobial resistance (Abstract). In: IPGA Sponsored Symposium on Innovations in Pharmaceuticals, Herbals and CAMs for Management of Interactions, Side Effects ,
    Organized by ASTIF, Health and Allied Sciences, Amity Institute of Pharmacy, on 19 February 2018, at

    Alternatives of Antimicrobial Resistance Treatment (Abstract). In: Symposium on Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Health, ,
    JUNIPER

    Effect of vestibular stimulation on balance and mobility in elderly : a randomized controlled trail ,
    NEURAXIS-2018

    Medial lateral balance and vestibular stimulation . INCPT AIIMS 2018 . Physical therapy –movement for lifestyle , December 2018 ,pg-66. ,
    INCPT 2018

    Therapeutic aid of slow deep breathing in managing the lifestyle disorders National National Physiotherapy Symposium 2018 P1 ,
    National Physiotherapy Symposium

  • Affiliations

    The Association of Physiologists & Pharmacologists of India Since 01 Jan 1997

  • Activities

    Received Guest of Honor at FIRST INTEGRATIVE WORKSHOP ON SPASTICITY MANAGEMENT IN CEREBRAL PULSY ,International Disability Day ,New Delhi on 13-12-2015.

    Received Honor as Chairperson to chair scientific session in International Conference 7th Asia -Pacific Conference on Exercise And Sports Sciences , 14-16th October 2015(Scientific committee) .

    Invited as a speaker for ICSEMIS July, 2012, Glasgow.

    Invited as an International Speaker from Metropolia University, Finland, March 2014, for observing International Week March 2014.

    Participated in Linneaus-Palme Faculty Exchange Programme, Luleå University Technology, Sweden, May –June 2011 for 21 days.

    Visited and participated in teaching and research program at Karolinska University , Sweden ,May 2011

    Visited and participated in teaching and research program at Metropolia University, Finland, June 2011.

    Guided Minor Field Project of International students, Luleå University Technology, Sweden, January–February 2012 for 24 days as a Faculty Mentor.

    Participated as Evaluator for evaluation of Linneaus-Palme Faculty Exchange Programme, Luleå University Technology,Sweden in October 2014

    Invited as Judge to evaluate scientific session of oral presentation in Male Reproductive Health incorporating XIX Annual Congress of the Society of Andrology, India (ICMRH & ANDROCON 2014) 13th -14th March 2014.

    Chief coordinator-AMITY HUMAN VALUE QUARTERS 2015

    Chief coordinator -AMITY HUMAN VALUE QUARTERS 2016

    Chief coordinator -AMITY HUMAN VALUE QUARTERS 2017

    Chief coordinator of AHVQ 2019

  • Patents

    QUESTIONNAIRE FOR EVALUATION OF RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH NON-SPECIFIC NECK PAIN ,DELHI,India - Complete ( 3134/2017-Co/L,COPYRIGHT )

    MEF2A gene expression in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients. ,delhi,India - Provisional ( 201611026469 )

  • Conferences attended

    ASIANIC &OCEANIC PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
    Organized By :AOPS

    IUPS
    Organized By :IUPS

    Self Learning and Self Assessment in Physiology
    Organized By :AIIMS

    GERIATRICS & GERENTOLOGY
    Organized By :INT GERIATRICS SOCIETY

    Third Intensive Workshop on Basic Neuroscience
    Organized By :IBRO

    Workshop on Basic Immunology
    Organized By :IUSI

    Sixth International Conference of Alternative medicine
    Organized By :ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE SOCIETY

    Xixth Annual Conference of Physiology
    Organized By :PSI , CALCUTTA

    12TH ASIAN FEDARATION OF SPORTS MEDICINE
    Organized By :GNDU,AMRITSAR

    Physioreasoning
    Organized By :APC

    Workshop on revision on course curriculum in MLT
    Organized By :BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION

    9th Faculty development programme on Amity academic structure & system,
    Organized By :AMITY UNIVERSITY

    Academic Excellence conference
    Organized By :AMITY UNIVERSITY

    Dope control training workshop
    Organized By :CWG

    Our Life as Elderly 2
    Organized By :SWEDEN ELDERLY HOME

    Amity University Examination System,
    Organized By :AMITY UNIVERSITY

    Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Sciences and Translational Medicine” RACS-5 & TM
    Organized By :AMITY UNIVERSITY

    Wellness Convention:nutrition ,health &fitness
    Organized By :Manav Rachna International University

    From Movement to Function for Health organized by cardiothoracic centre of AIIMS,
    Organized By :AIIMS

    ? Use of animals & alternatives in biomedical research with special reference to drug discovery & dr
    Organized By :AIP,AUUP

    Faculty development programme on Tools & Techniques for Environmental Monitoring & Management
    Organized By :AIE,AUUP

    FDP on Research Methodologies in Humanities and Social Sciences
    Organized By :AITT,AUUP

    Physiological principles
    Organized By :AOPS

    Faculty development programme on Amity University Examination System,
    Organized By :AUUP

    Physics of semiconductor devices
    Organized By :Amity University

    Workshop on Physiological Basis of Training & Exercise Prescription
    Organized By :MRIU

    6th International Conference of IACS ON “Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Sciences
    Organized By :IACS

    Recent Advances in cardiovascular sciences
    Organized By :IACS

    7th Asia -Pacific Conference on Exercise And Sports Sciences
    Organized By :7th Asia -Pacific Conference on Exercise And Sports Sciences

    7th Asia -Pacific Conference on Exercise And Sports Sciences
    Organized By :7th Asia -Pacific Conference on Exercise And Sports Sciences

    First Integrative workshop on Spasticity Management in cerebral pulsy , International Disability Day
    Organized By :Institute for child development ,Delhi

    International Conference on nurturing Global Healthcare
    Organized By :Amity Institute of Pharmacy,AUUP

    Intellectual Property Rights organized by Consortium of Women Enttrepreneurs of India
    Organized By :AIIT,AUUP

    Air Quality and Health Issues: The Global Experiences”
    Organized By :Amity University, Gurgaon

    Recent Advances in orthopedics-sports medicine & rehabilitation, Fortis-Escorts Delhi
    Organized By :FORTIS HOSPITAL

    Hamdard PHYSIOCON17 on Physical Activity for Life
    Organized By :Hamdard University ,Delhi

    CME on Neurophysiology
    Organized By :HIMSR,Jamia Hamdard ,Delhi

    FIPSPHYSIOCON2017
    Organized By :FIPS,PSI

    National Homoeopathy Seminar
    Organized By :Dr D.P.Rastogi Central Research Institute of Homoepathy

    Educational visit to National Brain Research Centre (NBRC)
    Organized By :Amity Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences

    Electrocardiogram (ECG) Training and Free Assessment Camp
    Organized By :AIPAS

    PULMONARY FUNCTION TEST CAMP
    Organized By :AIPAS ,AIPT,AIOT

    “BE PREPARED, LEARN CPR”.
    Organized By :AMITY UNIVERSITY UTTARPRADESH

    VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY AWARENESS CAMP
    Organized By :AIPAS & AIPT

    HEALTH CAMP
    Organized By :AIPT & AIPAS

    Self Learning and Self Assessment in Physiology, AIIMS, 1990.
    Organized By :AIIMS, DELHI

    Inovation in Pharmaceuticals, herbals and CAMs
    Organized By :AIP

    NATIONAL PHYSIOTHERAPY CONFERENCE
    Organized By :PUNJABI UNIVERSITY ,PATIALA

    PRIMODIAL PREVENTION
    Organized By :AIAP

  • Scholary Activities

    Educational visit to National Brain Research Centre (NBRC)
    Organized By :Amity Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences

    VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY AWARENESS CAMP
    Organized By :AIPAS & AIPT

    HEALTH CAMP
    Organized By :AIPT & AIPAS