Mamta Shankar (PT)

Dr. Mamta Shankar (PT)

Assistant Professor -Medical & Allied Sciences

Interest Area(s)

  • Sports Physiotherapy 
  • Biomechanics
  • Women’s health
  • Ergonomics
  • Sport Psychology

Mamta Shankar is a skilled physiotherapist and a passionate teacher, with an outstanding academic record and international exposure in clinical/ academic settings in different parts of the globe. She completed her BSc. (Hons.) Physical Therapy from The Institute for the Physically Handicapped, Delhi University in 2002. She achieved Rank 1 (General Category) in the Entrance Exam for MSPT from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and completed her Masters in 2005. 

She started her professional career with an international chain of clinics, after receiving a Diploma in ACTERA Therapy from Denmark. She was the Clinic In-Charge for the first ACTERA Clinic in India, which was set up in Delhi.  In 2006, she started her academic career as a Senior Lecturer at Lovely Professional University in Punjab. During her tenure, she was a Supervisor for 8 MPT students and received training in pedagogy. 

In 2008, she moved to the UAE, where she was appointed as Lecturer in the prestigious Gulf Medical University, one of the first medcal colleges in the Gulf region. She also lived in Jakarta, Indonesia between 2011 and 2014, and in Dubai from 2014 to 2017, where she gained valuable clinical experience across different cultures. She continued her clinical set-up in India on returning to the country in 2017 and joined K.R. Mangalam University in August 2019 as Assistant Professor in the School of Medical and Allied Sciences. 

She is an excellent orator and is a trained voice-over artist. She has been the anchor for several events and national/ international conferences. She is also the author of a textbook for Science (Millennium Booksource Pvt. Ltd.) for Class 8.  

  • BSc. (Hons) Physical Therapy 2002 Delhi University.
  • MSPT 2005 Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Aug. 2019 – till date Assistant Professor, School of Medical & Allied sciences, K R Mangalam University, Sohna Road, Gurugram. 122103
  • Oct.2017- July 2019 Private practice (Home based), Gurugram.
  • Sept. 2009 – July 2011 Lecturer (Grade II), Gulf College of Allied Health Sciences, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, U.A.E.
  • Apr. 2007 – May 2008 Sr. Lecturer, Lovely Professional University, Punjab.
  • Nov.2005 – Oct. 2006 Physiotherapist, Clinic In-Charge, ACTERA Clinic, Delhi (A franchise of ACTERA Denmark). 
  • “Early Screening for Scoliosis by Forward Bending test”- study at MGU, Ajman, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education, UAE.
  • Dissertation : Electromyographic Quantification of Quadriceps and Hamstrings Co-Activation in Modified Isometric Knee Exercises.
  • Supervisor for dissertation of eight MPT students.
  • Internship projects: Mulligan’s technique for Tennis Elbow (at IPH) Heel Pain (at KSCH).
  • Sports Connect 2 at Dilli Haat in March 2019.
  • Workshop on ‘Dry Needling’ at Ghaziabad in September 2018 conducted by Dr. Piyush Jain (PT).
  • Workshop on ‘Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) conducted by Dr. Nishant Gemini (PT) in September 2018.
  • Conference on ‘Clinical Motion Analysis” at GMU, Ajman in 2010.
  • Lecture on “Flexor tendon Injuries of Hand’ at GMCH&RC, Ajman in 2010.
  • Lecture on “Introduction to Osteopathy- Holistic approach” at University of Sharjah in 2010.
  • Spinal injuries rehabilitation workshop conducted by German Therapists at ISIC, Vasant Kunj.
  • Workshop on “Advanced and Recent Trends in Taping” conducted by Dr. Vikas Dhawan, Physiotherapist of Indian Women’s Hockey Team at LPU, Jalandhar.
  • Two-day workshop on McKenzie approach and neural mobilisation, conducted by Dr. Dhandapani,  organised by Punjab branch of IAP at IMA hall, Amritsar in 2004.Cardio-pulmonary Physiotherapy workshop at IPH.
  • Seminar on Evidence-based practice and Outcome measures at IPH
  • Workshop on Osteoarthritis- latest advancements in treatment techniques at LNJP hospital
  • Lecture on Spinal Manipulation and assessment at IPH
  • Workshop on Wheelchair types and selection criteria at ISIC, Vasant Kunj.
  • Bhatia S, Venkadesan R, Shankar M Comparison of lower limb and trunk muscle strength training on balance in elderly population Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Vol. 3, 2009, 90-94.