1.

Name

: Dr. S.K. Verma

   

 

 

 

 

2.

Designation

:  Professor & Head

3.

Department

: Sports Science

4.

Date of Birth

: 31.10.1949

5.

Address for Correspondence

:  Department of Sports Science

   Punjabi University

   Patiala-147002, Punjab

 

 

Phones 

: 0175-2227279

 

Mobile

: 09814327279

 

Fax

:

 

E-mail 

: satishsk1@rediffmail.com

6

 Areas of Specialisation

: Exercise Physiology

 

7.         Academic Qualifications :

 

Sr.

no.

Deree

Held

Year

Board/Univ./

Inst.

Subjects Taken

1

B.Sc.

1969

Delhi University

Zoology , Botany, Chemistry

2

M.Sc.

1973

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi

Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry

3

Ph.D.

1989

Punjabi University Patiala

Exercise Physiology

 

8.         Membership of Professional Bodies/Organisations

                  i) Indian Association of Sports Scientists and Physical Educationists

ii ) Association of Sports Scientists and Physical Educationists

iii) Indian Management Science Association

iv) Exercise Science Publication Society

v) Exercise Fitness & Health Alliance, India

                        vi) National Association of Physical Education & Sports Science

 

9.         Medals/Awards/Honours/Received

i) Fellowship Awarded by Director General Health Services, Govt. of India

                                               

10.       Scholarships:                      

i) Awarded by Director General Health Services, Govt. of India for

   Pursuing Master's in AIIMS, Delhi.

                       

 

11.       Details of Experience: 

           

S. No.

Name of the Inst./Employer

Position Held

Duration

Major Job Responsibilities and Nature of Experience

1.

Punjabi University

Lecturer

9 years

Teaching & Reserach

2.

Punjabi University

Reader

15 years

Teaching & Reserach

3.

Punjabi University

Professor

11 years

Teaching & Reserach

 

 


12.       Published Work (Please specify numbers only) :

 

a.       Research Papers   i) National = 47

ii) International = 24

b.      Conference/Seminar Presentation : 37

c.       Books

i)                    Original : 05

ii)                   Edited  :

 

S.No.

TITLE OF THE BOOK/MONOGRAPH

PUBLISHER/YEAR

1

Healthier Living-A Monograph. Vol.I: Some Practical Guidelines on Food and Body Weight. Pp 24.

Dept. of Sports Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala 1990.

2

Healthier Living-A Monograph. Vol.II: Your Exercise Programme For Total Well Being. Pp 25.

Exer. Sci. Publ. Soc., Dept. of Sports Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, 1993.

3

Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Reduction-For Sedentary men and Athletes .pp 140

Exer. Sci. Publ. Soc., Deptt. of Sports Sciences, Punjabi. Univ., Patiala, 1994.

4

Practical Manual –Haematology.

Exer. Sci. Publ. Soc., Deptt. of Sports Sciences, Punjabi., Univ. Patiala, 1998.

5

Principles of Geriatric Physiotherapy

JAYPEE

                      

13.             R & D Projects

i)         UGC's Major Research Project Work  on Geriatrics

14.             Invited Talks/Articles               

                                                     

POSITION HELD

NAME OF THE CONFERENCE

VENUE OF CONFERENCE

Member Executive Committee

  • International Symposium on   Human Growth.
  • International Symposium on Dermatoglyphics.
  • National Seminar on Human Variation.

 

Punjabi University, Patiala

Feb.18-23, 1980.

Co-Ordinator

  • Scientific sessions committee International Symp.on Human Growth and National Seminar on Human Variation.

 

  • VIIth National conference of Indian Association of Sports Scientists and Physical Educationists

 

 

  • Workshop on Manual Therapy

Punjabi University, Patiala

Feb.18-23, 1980.

 

Deptt. Of Sports Sciences Pbi. Univ.,

Patiala

April 14-16, 1993.

Organised by EFHA, 2005

Member, Organising Committee

  • Second conference of Indian Association of Sports Scientists and Physical Educationists

 

  • National conference on Sports Culture in the 21st Century.

Punjabi Univ.,

Patiala

Feb.22-24, 1986

 

Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi.

Dec.19-21, 1997

Organising Secretary

  • National seminar on Recent developments in Physical Education and Sports Sciences

 

 

  • VIIth National conference of Indian Association of Sports Scientists and Physical Educationists

Deptt. Of Sports Sciences Pbi. Univ.,

Patiala Nov., 10-11

1989.

 

Deptt. Of Sports Sciences Pbi. Univ.,

Patiala April, 14-16,

1993.

 

Keynote Speaker

  • National conference on Sports Culture in the 21st Century.

 

 

 

  • National seminar in the Retrospect and Prospect

Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi.

Dec.19-21, 1997

 

 

Delhi University, Delhi.

March 16-18, 1998

 

Resource

Person

  • Refresher course

 

 

 

  • Refresher course

 

 

 

  • Refresher courses

Govt. college of Phy. Edu. Patiala, 1993

 

 

Govt. college of Phy. Edu. Patiala, 1993

 

 

Deptt. Of Phy. Edu.

Kurukshetra Univ., Kurukshetra, 1998 and 2000, 2006

 

 

  • Refresher courses

Delhi University, Delhi.

2002, 2006

 

  • UGC Seminar

Punjab University, Chandigarh

Feb 1, 2007

 

 

                       

15.             Ph.D. Students guided/under guidance (Details) :

S.NO.

CANDIDATE’S NAME

TITLE OF THE THESIS

1

Gurpreet Kaur

A study of skeletal maturity and motor performance of adolescent girls performance of adolescent girls.

2

Narinder Singh

Work capacity and cardiorespiratory adjustments to exercise in boys with special reference to age changes.

3

Molly Simon Joshi

A study of Pre-adolescent growth, physique and physical performance of Punjabi girls.

4

Nischint Kaur

A study of Physical growth, motor and physical fitness of Punjabi females in the age range of  9-19 years.

5

Aruna Sachdeva

A study on the Muscle interactions during some gymnastic activities.

6

Harish Kumar

Development and evaluation of speed and strength of lower extremities in young boys of age 8-16 years.

7

Ashok Kumar

A study of selected physiological biomechanical variables and effect of a conditioning programme on running performance.

8

Ajita

Cardiorespiratory adjustments in relation to exercise and anaerobic threshold in young females.

9

Raj Kumar

Effect of six weeks Plyometric circuit training on the jumping performance of female college players.

10

 

Seema Bhatnagar

 

A study of ongoing psycho physiological manifestations of cognitive experiences associated with mental training of sports skills.

11

Suman Mukhopadhayay

The kinetics of cardiopulmonary dynamics during graded exercise and recovery in selected groups of athletes.

12

Sunil Dutt

A study of health related physical and motor fitness in boys aged 8-18 years

13

Priyanka Aeri

 

Optimising developmental and behavioural skills in young children: A longitudinal study

14

Kanwaljeet Kaur

 

Nutritional Status And Energy Expenditure Profiles Of Middle Aged Female

15

Parveen Chawla

Nutritional And Health Related Fitness Profiles Of Punjabi Females From 10-18 Years

16

Anuradha

Effect of six weeks of different exercise programs on fat reduction in females

17

Sukhjinder Kaur

A comparison of aerobic fitness and cardiopulmonary recovery patterns in selected groups of elite Indian athletes

18

Narinder Kaur

Effect of six weeks of exercise programme in patients of osteoarthritis knee

19

Mandeep Kaur

Dietary status of females of Punjab with special reference to the socio economic status

20

Messiah Desalgen

Effects of massage on physiological restoration following maximal exercise

 

    ONGOING Ph.Ds

 

S.NO.

CANDIDATE’S NAME

TITLE OF THE THESIS

1

Kulandai Vila

Effect of different recovery interventions on physiological recovery

2

Soma Mazumdar

Determination of the intensity of exercises for cardiac rehabilitation for stable angina

3

Jatinder Sharma

Comparison between cervical traction, Mulligan’s mobilisation and energy muscle technique in improving the cervical range of motion and disability status

4

Narkeesh Arumugam

Clinical significance & electro diagnosis in PIVD as compared with Radio diagnosis

5

Subhash Chawla

The effects of exercise rehabilitation programme on diabetic foot.

 

16.             M.Phil./M.Tech Students guided :

M.Sc./M.D. DISSERTATIONS GUIDED

                                                

S.NO.

CANDIDATE’S NAME

TITLE OF THE DISSERTATION

1

Desh Prem

Physique, body compositions and some physiological functions of state level weightlifters.

2

Kiranjot Sodhi

A study of physical growth & Physical performance of Punjabi males ranging in age from 8-12 years with special reference to their socio-economic status.

3

Ramandeep Singh

A study of factors influencing jumping ability.

4

Harish Kumar

A study of Physical performance and growth in Punjabi boys.

5

Aruna Sachdeva

Physiological analysis of Olympic and Asian performance.

6

Kanwaljeet Kaur

A study of physical growth and physical performance of Punjabi females in the age range of 8-12 years.

7

Navita Kaushal

Comparison of psycho physiological ability of university level basketball player with special reference to the effect of exercise on their reaction abilities.

8

Ashok Kumar

Temporal characteristics of acceleration phase in sprint running in preadolescent age.

9

 

Monika Malhotra

A study of some factors influencing flexibility in Punjabi girls.

10

Rajneesh Kumar

Health clubs in Punjab –A scientific commentary.

11

Monica

Trends in Sports Science research in Patiala based on dissertational studies.

12

Jaskiran

Overweight and underweight trends in 20-25 years old females.

13

Ruchi Mehta

A study of frequency of occurrence of overweight and underweight in middle aged females.

14

Sarabjot Singh

Incidence of occurrence of overweight and underweight subjects in Punjabi adult males 20-29 years of age.

15

Harmanjot Kaur

A study of health related fitness in boys.

16

Balwinder Kaur

A study of health related fitness in girls.

17

Jogbinder Singh

A study of Nerve conduction velocity in young males

18

Solomon

A study of the effect of resistant exercise program on type 2 diabetics

19

Alleme

Effect of massage on lactate removal

20.

Tesfaye

A study of Nerve Conduction Velocity in young males

 

 

17.             List of Papers/Courses taught at P.G. and U.G. Level

 

S. No.

Paper

Class

1.

Human Physiology

M.Sc. Sports Science 1st yr

2.

Exercise Physiology

M.Sc. Sports Science 2nd  yr; M.P.T.

3.

Management of Sports Injuries

M.Sc. Sports Science 2nd  yr

4.

Exercise Therapy

M.Sc. Sports Science 2nd  yr

5.

Applied Sports Science

M.Sc. Sports Science 2nd  yr

 

18.             Technical Proficiency

 

Management of Lifestyle disease like Diabetes, hypertension, Obesity, etc.

Dietary Counselling for Sportspersons and patients of different clinical conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

19.             List of Papers Published

(Please attach the list)                 

                       

S.NO

AUTHORS

TITLE OF THE RESEARCH PAPER

NAME OF THE JOURNAL

1.

S. K. Verma, K. G. Syal and D. K. Kansal

Maximum aerobic and anaerobic muscular power of young Indian national football players.

SPORTS MED. 6:1-6, 1977.

2

S. K. Verma, S. R. Mohindru and D. K. Kansal

Factors limiting performance of football players on cycle ergometer.

J. Sports MED.& PHY. FIT. ITALY 18 (1): 43-47, 1978.

3

S. K. Verma,  S. R. Mohindru and D. K. Kansal

Effect of four weeks of hard physical training on certain physiological and morphological parameters of basketball players.

J. Sports MED.& PHY. FIT. ITALY 18 (4): 379-384, 1978.

4

S. K. Verma,  S. R. Mohindru and D. K. Kansal

The maximal anaerobic power of different categories of players.

J.Sports Med. & Phy. Fit. ITALY 19 (1): 55-62, 1979.

5

S. K. Verma, L. S. Sidhu and D. K. Kansal

Aerobic work capacity in young sedentary men and active athletes in india.

Brit. J. Sports Med., 13: 98-102, 1979.

6

S. K. Verma, L. S. Sidhu and D. K. Kansal

A study of maximum oxygen uptake and heart rate during work and recovery as measured on cycle ergometer on national sportsmen.

Brit. J. Sports Med., 13: 24-28, 1979.

7

D. K. Kansal, S. K. Verma & L. S. Sidhu

Intra-sportive differences in maximum oxygen uptake and body composition of Indian players in hockey and football.

J. Sports Med. & Phy. Fit. ITALY 20 (3): 309-316, 1980.

8

D. K. Kansal, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Prediction of bone and body components of upper arm from its surface measurements.

Z. Morph. Anthrop. 71(3):268-273, 1980.

9

S. K. Verma, L. S. Sidhu & H. S. Sodhi

Cardio-respiratory fitness and performance on cycle ergometer.

J. Sports Med. & Phy. FIT. Italy20 (2): 199-206, 1980.

10

S. K. Verma and D. K. Kansal

A study of maximum oxygen uptake and body composition of top level Indian athletes.

Hung. Rev. Sports Med., 20(3): 255-261, 1980.

11

D. K. Kansal, S. K. Verma  and L. S. Sidhu

Anthropometric characteristics of Indian university football players.

J. Sports Med. & Phy. Fit. ITALY 20 (3): 275-284, 1980.

12

D. K. Kansal, S. K. Verma and L. S. Sidhu

Improvisation of a simple device for measuring the anaerobic power of Indian male and female athletes.

Brit. J. Sports Med. 15: 136-140, 1981.

13

S. K. Verma, J. S. Saini, L. S. Sidhu, D. K. Kansal and L. S. Sidhu

Cardio-respiratory responses to hard physical training in top level Indian athletes.

Hung. Rev. Sports Med. 21(3): 243- 250, 1981.

14

D. K. Kansal,      S. K. Verma and L. S. Sidhu

A study of some morphological variables in male player of four field sports.

Human Biology Recent Advances Vol. 1: 285-294, 1982.

15

D. K. Kansal, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Variations of total plasma protein levels in athletes.

Human Biology Recent Advances Vol. 1: 303-307, 1982.

16

D. K. Kansal, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Plasma protein levels and its relation to physical performance in Indian athletes.

Hung. Rev. Sports Med., 23: 39-45, 1982.

17

D. K. Kansal, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Physical growth and performance of school boys.

Human Biology Recent Advances Vol. 1:239-248, 1982.

18

M. S. Malhotra, S. K. Verma and G. L. Khanna

Assessment of physical work capacity of national Indian road cyclists.

SNIPES Journal  Vol. 3:65-72, 1982

19

S. K. Verma, L. S. Sidhu, D. K. Kansal and D. P. Badhbar

A study of physique and body composition in Indian weight lifters.

Human Biology, Recent Advances Vol. 1: 267-275, 1982.

20

D. K. Kansal, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

An approach for anthropometric assessment of tissue composition of human upper arm.

Human Biology-Recent Advances Vol. I: 127-132. 1982.

21

D. K. Kansal, S. K. Verma and L. S. Sidhu

Physique of hockey, kabaddi, basketball and volleyball players.

J. Sports Med. & Phys. Fit. ITALY 23 (2): 194-200, 1983.

22

M. S. Malhotra, S. K. Verma and G. L. Khanna

Physiological assessment of Indian national waterpolo players.

SNIPES Journal Vol. 6(4): 3-9, 1983.

23

M. S. Malhotra, S. K. Verma, R. K. Gupta and G. L. Khanna

Physiological basis for selection of competitive road cyclists

J. Sports Med. & Phy. Fit. ITALY  24(1):  49-57, 1984

24

L.  S.  Sidhu, R. Grewal and S. K. Verma

Positional differences in physique and body composition among top level Indian women hockey players.

J. Sports Med. & Phy. Fit., ITALY24(4): 337-342, 1984.

25

M. S. Malhotra, G. L. Khanna and S. K. Verma

Functional characteristics of Indian national track cyclists.

SNIPES Journal, Vol.7 (1): 89-95, 1984.

26

S. K. Verma

A study of the body composition in relation to functional characteristics in top level Indian athletes.

Annali del. Isef ITALY 4: 37-52, 1986.

27

S. K. Verma

Relationship of maximum oxygen uptake with lean body mass in Indian athletes.

Modern Perspectives In Physical Education & Sports Sciences 137-141, 1986.

28

S. K. Verma, P. Malhotra, M. S. Malhotra and G. L. Khanna

Comparative study of physical and physiological characteristics of Indian national waterpolo players and swimmers.

Annali. del. Isef ITALY 9-16, 1986.

29

S. K. Verma and P. Malhotra

Assessment of physical fitness from bp-hr relationship during exercise and recovery in athletes.

Hung. Rev. Sports Med., 27(4): 243-253, 1986.

30

S. K. Verma, L. S. Sidhu and P. Malhotra

A Study Of Morph physiological Characters In Indian Weight Lifters.

Annali. del. Isef ITALY 27-39, 1987.

31

D. K. Kansal and  S. K. Verma

A kinanthropometric study  of university volleyball and football players.

Research Biannual Movement, 6(1): 28-38, 1987.

32

S. K. Verma, L. S. Sidhu and G. S. Chhina

Physical work capacity of Punjabi boys 10-13 years of age.

Sports Sciences, Health Fitness & Performance 163-173,  1987.

33

Nischint and S. K. Verma

Khoondan-ek smajik kartvya.

Vigyan de Naksh 31-33, April, 1989.

34

S. K. Verma

Maximum oxygen uptake and timed distance runs in boys, 10-18 years of age.

Ind. J. Sports Science & Phy. Edu. 4(2): 68-78, 1992.

35

A. Sachdeva and S. K. Verma

Comparison of best performances of endurance athletes in various asian and olympic games- a physiological analysis.

Ind. J. Sports Science & Phy. Edu., 6(1): 32-45, 1994.

36

H. Kumar, R. Singh, A. Sachdeva, R. Rai and S. K. Verma

Age changes in some morphological and strength measures  related to jumping in Punjabi boys.

Ind. J. Sports Science & Phy. Edu., 6(1):9-20, 1994.

37

A. Sachdeva and S. K. Verma

Physiological analysis of asian and olympic swimming performances.

Ind. J. Sports Science & Phy. Edu.,7(2):41-57, 1995.

38

R. Rai, A. Goel, A. Kumar and S. K. Verma

Kinematics analysis of sprint running in the preadolescent boys.

NIS Scientific Journal, 18(3) :36-58,1996

39

A. Sachdeva and S. K. Verma

Evaluation of asian and olympic sprinting performances.

Research Biannual Movement 12(2): 39-58, 1996.

40

G. Kaur, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Age changes in height, weight and motor performance of girls from 12-17 years of age.

Ind. J. Sports Sci. Phy. Ed  8 (2):.   23-31, 1996.

41

G. Kaur, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Heights, weights and certain motor abilities of girls participating in sports.

J. Rehab.Med.Asia18-30, 1997.

42

S. K. Verma, A. Kumar and  H. S. Bhasin

Your aerobic exercise program based on scientific facts.

Proc. 15th conf. On Punjabi Development. 196-205,1998

43

G. Kaur, L. S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

Comparative study of height, weight and certain motor abilities of Punjabi sports girls and controls.

Current Researches in Sports Science: In Indian Context , 197-215, 1998.

44

S. K. Verma  H. Kumar

Factors influencing the Jumping ability in boys.

Ind. J. Sports Sci. Phy. Ed. 10(2): 123-131, 1998

45

S. K. Verma and Ajita

Oxygen uptake and ventilatory responses to sub maximal and maximal exercise in Punjabi males 10-18 years of age.

Human Growth- A Multidisciplinary Approach, 54-69, 1999.

46

Ajita, S. K. Verma and A. Kumar

Heart rate response to sub maximal weight related work loads with special reference to age and work capacity.

Human Growth – A Multidisciplinary Appro ach, 109-118, 1999.

47

S. K. Verma, R. Mokha and  Ajita

Scientific guidelines for losing excess body weight.

Proc. 16th conf. on Punjabi Development. In press,   1999.

48

Ajita, S. K. Verma and R. Mokha

Comparison of various weight loss methods.

Proc. 16th conf. on Punjabi Development. In press, 1999.

49

S. K. Verma and R. Mokha

Prevalence of overweight and underweight among young Punjabi adult males.

Medicine Science And Sports. Editor Shukla, N.B. 5-16, 2001.

50

S. K. Verma and A. Kumar

Heart rate responses of adult male and female runners during 3000m running.

The Anthropologist 3(1): 1-5, 2001.

51

R. Mokha,  K. Kaur and S. K. Verma

Gynaecological characteristics of female players of basketball and volleyball players.

Ind. J. Sports Sci. Phy. Ed. 13: 95-100, 2004

52

S. K. Verma and Nischint

Age changes in some health related components of fitness among Jat Sikh females of Punjab.

Ind. J. Sports Sci. Phy. Ed. 13: 73-84, 2004

53

S. Mukhopadhyay, L.S. Sidhu and S. K. Verma

A comparison of selected cardiopulmonary responses of elite Indian combative sports disciplines of kabaddi, judo and boxing.

The Anthropologist 3(2): 1-7, 2001.

54

S. Mukhopadhyay,  S. K. Verma   and L.S. Sidhu

A comparison of cardiopulmonary responses of elite Indian distance athletes with certain selected elite power event groups.

The Anthropologist 3(2): 91-97, 2001..

55

J. Kaur, C. K.  Mishra, S. Mukhopadhyay and S. K. Verma

Effects of Four Weeks of Yogic Exercises on Certain Selected Physiological Parameters in Women 

The Anthropologist 3(4): 269-273, 2001.

56

S. K. Verma & Ajita

Increasing prevalence of obesity and role of exercise.

The Anthropologist 4(2): 91-100, 2002.

57

A. Kumar and S. K. Verma

Shareerik tandrusti atay us di mahtata

Vigyan de Naksh 40: 84-86, 2003

58

D. P. Bhatnagar, P. Singal, S. K. Verma, A. K. Wangoo and T. Singal

A Haematological Study of the Vokkaligas of Mysore

The Anthropologist 5(1): 45-48, 2003.

59

R. Mokha, S. K. Verma and H. R. Arora

Manukhi shareerik rachna atey es da khedan bitch mahatav.

Vigyan De Naksh 40: 87-92, 2003

60

P. Aeri and S. K. Verma

Child’s Socialization Through Play among 2-4 years old children

The Anthropologist 6(4): 279-281, 2004

61

Anuradha, R. Mokha and S. K. Verma

Aerobic kasratan, motappa atay manukhi sehat

Vigyan De Naksh 41: 80-83, 2004

62

Ajita, S. K. Verma and R. Mokha

Vigyanic tareekey nal bhar ghatown layee kuj jaroorey hydatan

Vigyan De Naksh 41: 70-75, 2004

63

S. K. Verma, R. Mokha and Ajita

Vigyanic tareekey nal bhar ghatown de wakh-2 dhanga de tulna

Vigyan De Naksh 41: 76-79, 2004

64

A. Kumar and S. K. Verma

Kudrati sampatey da mahatatav atay bharat de jeev jantuan dee sambhal

Vigyan De Naksh 41: 47-50, 2004

65

A. Goswami, A. Sachdeva, N. Singh and S. K.  Verma

Involvement of lower extremity muscles during forward walkover on floor

Ind. J. Sports Science & Physical Education 14: 53-62, 2005

66

N. Multani and S. K. Verma

A healthy body composition programme for the patients of osteoarthritis knee.

Ind. J. Sports Science & Physical Education 14: 75-89, 2005

67

S. Mukhopadhyay, Sukhjinder, L.S. Sidhu and S.K. Verma

The kinetics of cardiopulmonary dynamics during recovery following maximal exercise

J. Exer. Sci. & Physiotherapy 1: (1&2): 3-11, 2005

68

N. Multani and S. K. Verma

Quadriceps strength of patients of osteoarthritis knee: relationships to pain and disability

J. Exer. Sci. & Physiotherapy 1: (1&2): 38-45, 2005

69

A. Kumar and S.K. Verma

Effect of a conditioning program on subcutaneous fat and Lbm% in males aged 18-24 Years

Anthropologist 8(1): 2006 (In Press)

70

S. Mazumdar and S.K. Verma

The effects of early cardiac rehabilitation programme on the patients with coronary Artery Disease

J. Exer. Sci. & Physiotherapy 3(2): 2007 (In Press)

71

Chawla, P. & S.K. Verma

Health related fitness of school going girls of Punjab

J. Exer. Sci. & Physiotherapy 3(2): 2007 (In Press)