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Victoria University VC releases book on Physio and Occupational therapy

(LR-R) Ms. Caroline Akori, President Uganda Physiotherapy Association, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Victoria University and Dr.Kevin Nwanna, head of department Public Health displaying the books at the press conference at the Institution. (PHOTO/ Abraham Mutalyebwa)

KAMPALA – Victoria University focus on a research driven education continues to pay off after the Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, released his latest book titled Advanced Techniques in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.

Prof. Sharma said that this 246 pages book is for physiotherapy and occupational therapy students and professionals.

He adds that the book is designed after considering undergraduate and postgraduate PT/OT curricula of several international Universities.

“It encompasses 32 advance orthopedic/manual therapy, neurological, vestibular and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy and occupational therapy techniques,” he explained during the launch.

“The content is in-depth but precise and concise, written in simple English that makes almost all the chapters 15 minutes read. The book is enhanced with easy-to-comprehend figures, flowcharts, and photographs,” he added.

This book is published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India; a 50 years old leading medical publication with 3,500 titles in its list and 350 new products added each year.

Assoc. Prof. Krishna N . Sharma appends an autograph on one of the books. (PHOTO/ Abraham Mutalyebwa)

Ms. Caroline Akori, president Uganda Physiotherapy Association delightful lauded Prof Sharma.

“The Vice Chancellor has taken the lead and shown a good example to the students and the rest of people in authority through his formidable in the book that will guide professionals in the field,” she said.

Prof. Sharma was recently named the youngest Vice Chancellor in the world. He is a renowned academician and prolific author.

He has written several books on medical and health sciences, music and literature and a few of them were listed in the bestsellers list on amazon.com.

Apart from academic management, he is also active in the field of pain management. After years of his experience and supervising more than 60 researches, he developed his own therapeutic manual therapy techniques- Krishna’s Kinetikinetic Manual Therapy (KKMT) which is being taught and practiced in several countries.

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