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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Value Added Course on Obesity Management

Friday, January 08, 2021 - Saturday, February 06, 2021 |Community Physiotherapy Department |Workshop


Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy organized a value added course on Obesity management under the Guidance of Dr. Tushar Palekar. Professor Dr. Manisha Rathi from Community Physiotherapy Department was the Resource person for the same.

Total Students participated were 69 so considering COVID 19 Pandemic this course was conducted in two batches with all precaution. Dates for 1st batch was 18th, 20th , 21st and 22nd January 2021 and 2nd batch was from 3rd to 6th Feb. 2021. Total duration of the course was 16 hours and topics covered were Overview of Obesity, Pathophysiology of Obesity, Assessment of Obesity, Management of Obesity, Risk factors and Complications of Obesity and Exercise prescription of Obesity. Practice sessions were conducted for Assessment and Management. Pre and Post feedback of this value added course was taken and analyzed which showed improvement in the knowledge of the student.

Students expressed their gratitude by thanking the Principal and Faculty for organizing this course for them. Certificates were then distributed to the Participants.

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