Mr. T.D.M.S.B. Dassanayake


Presentations


International

Oral

Dassanayake, TDMSB, Rajarathna SA 2014, ‘Cardiorespiratory fitness of national level teenage swimmers in Sri Lanka’, 3rd International Conference of Obesity and weight management, San Fransisco, USA.

Dassanayake, TDMSB 2013, ‘Differences in cardio-respiratory fitness and anthropometric characteristics between teenage swimmers and non-swimmers’, International Students Sports Science Conference 2013, November, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Kalyani, HHN, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Senarath, U 2011, ‘Effects of paraplegia caused by spinal cord injuries on an individual’s functional status, quality of life and family economy among patients admitted to two selected hospitals’, Asian Spinal Cord Association Conference, Colombo.

Thanthrige, RS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, WDN 2012, ‘Relationship between increased risk of falling and cognitive impairment in elderly people’, Conference of the Singapore Physiotherapy association, Singapore, p22.

Ratnayake, APS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Chang, T 2011, ‘Problems, inconveniences and satisfaction associated with the use of prostheses, among unilateral below knee amputee Sri Lankan army soldiers’, State of the Science: Ethnicity, Race and Disability” international conference 2011, conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University, Arlington, USA.

 

Poster

Dassanayake, TDMSB 2013, ‘Differences in cardio-respiratory fitness and anthropometric characteristics between teenage swimmers and non-swimmers’, International Annual Research Conference of University of Peradeniya (iPURSE)

Jayalath, JLR, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, MM 2011, ‘Comparison of gait variables in a control group and in patients with knee osteoarthritis at National Hospital of Sri Lanka’, Anual Conference of Indian Rheumatological Association.

Ratnayake, APS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Chang, T 2012, ‘Problems, inconveniences and satisfaction associated with the use of prostheses, among unilateral below knee amputee Sri Lankan army soldiers’, Singapore Physiotherapy National Congress, Singapore.

Arundika, HDA, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Chang, T 2012, ‘Influence of hand dysfunction in activities of daily living in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis attending the Rheumatology Clinics of the National Hospital Sri Lanka’, Conference for Asia Pacific Consortium Public Health (APACPH), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Gurusinghe, HS, Katulanda, P, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012, ‘Patient satisfaction with physiotherapy treatments for musculoskeletal pain at National Hospital of Sri Lanka’, Conference for Asia Pacific Consortium Public Health (APACPH), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

Local

Oral

Udayanga, SKK, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Fernando, D 2011, ‘ The effectiveness of an organized patient- education programme to improve rehabilitation of   Rheumatoid Arthritis in adult Sri Lankan patients attending the Rheumatology clinics of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL)’ 124th Annual sessions, SLMA.

Thanthrige, RS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, WDN 2012, ‘Relationship between increased risk of falling and cognitive impairment in elderly people’, International Medical Conference of the Sri Lanka Medical Association.

Darshika, SAR, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2013, ‘The effects of the angle between the sole and the heel of heeled footwear on single and double support time, stride duration and toe off plantar flexion of females’, SLMA 126th Anniversary Scientific Medical Congress.

Gurusinghe, HS, Katulanda, P, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012,‘Patient satisfaction with physiotherapy treatments for musculoskeletal pain at National Hospital of Sri Lanka’, Annual Student Research Symposium” of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo. 

Kalyani, HHN, Senarath, U, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012, ‘Effect of paraplegia caused by spinal cord injuries on an individual’s functional independency, quality of life and family economy among patients admitted to National Hospital of Sri Lanka and Rehabilitation Hospital Ragama’, Annual Student Research Symposium, 2011: Allied Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

Arundika, HDA, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Chang, T 2011, ‘Influence of hand dysfunction in activities of daily living in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis attending the Rheumatology Clinics of the National Hospital Sri Lanka’ Annual Student Research Symposium” of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo.

Ratnayake, APS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Chang, T 2011, ‘Problems, inconveniences and satisfaction associated with the use of prostheses, among unilateral below knee amputee Sri Lankan army soldiers’ Annual Student Research Symposium” of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo.

 

Poster

Thanthrige, RS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, WDN 2011, ‘Relationship between increased risk of falling and cognitive impairment in elderly people’, Annual Sessions of the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka. published in proceedings.

Jayalath, JLR, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, MM 2012, ‘Comparison of gait variables in a control group and in patients with knee Osteoarthritis at National Hospital Sri Lanka’, 125th Anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Thanthrige, RS, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, WDN 2011,‘Relationship between increased risk of falling and cognitive impairment in elderly people’, Annual Student Research Symposium” of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo.

Ranaweera, NS, Wickramasinghe, P, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2011, ‘Prevalence of back pain among rubber tappers in three selected rubber estates from western province of Sri Lanka’, Annual Student Research Symposium” of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo.

Perera ADP, Dissanayake, VHW, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2011, ‘Genetic predisposition of rheumatoid arthritis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis attending the Rheumatology clinic of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka’, Annual Student Research Symposium” of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo.

 

 

Dr.D.C. Ranasinghe


Presentaions


Oral

International

Ranasinghe, DC, Gamage, JP, Katulanda, P, Andraweera, N, Thilakarathne, KWAS, Tharanga, P, Dayananda G 2012, ‘Validity of body mass index as a measure of body fatness in Sri Lankan adults’, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Local

Lamabadusoriya, D, Ranasinghe, P, CalderaI, R, Liyanage, K, Herath, S, Ganegoda, U, Ranasinghe, DC, Nandasena, T, Joseph, VD, Amarasena, GAC, Narenthiran, S, Ekanayake, R, Matthews, DR, Katulanda, P 2010, ‘Prevalence and implications of diabetes in patients admitted for coronary angiography or coronary revascularization procedures’,123rd Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA).

Ranasinghe, DC, Gamage, P, Katulanda, P, Andraweera, N, Thilakarathne, S, Ranasinghe, ACR 2013, ‘Influence of age on Body Mass Index (BMI) and Body Fat percentage (BF %) of Sri Lankan adults’,126th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA).

Ranasinghe, DC, Ranasinghe, JA, Ranasinghe, L 2006,’Relationship between passive smoking and low birth weight among babies born at De Soysa Hospital for Women, Sri Lanka’, Research Forum, Women’s health issues, Sri Lanka Medical Association.

Ranasinghe, DC, Thilakarathne, KWAS, Sheriff, R, Katulanda, P 2008, ‘Prevalence, patterns and correlates of alcohol consumption among adults in Sri Lanka’, 41st Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians (CCP), Sri Lanka

Katulanda, P, Thillakeratne, KWAS, Ranasinghe, DC, Jayawardene, N, Silva, A, Rajapakse, N, Amarasena, C, Narenthiran, S, Constantine, GR, Ekanayake, R, Matthews, DR2008, ‘ Prevalence and implications of diabetes in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease in Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Study’,41st Annual academic Sessions of the College of Physicians (CCP), Sri Lanka.

Ranasinghe, DC, Shantha, BK, Kariyawasam, D, Jayawardena, D 2010, ‘Is Orchidopexy Performed at Optimal Age? Experience at Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo’, Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka.

Ranasinghe, P, Ranasinghe, DC, Jayawardena, R, Matthews, DR, Katulanda, P 2013, ‘ Evaluation of physical activity among adults with diabetes mellitus from Sri Lanka’, 46th Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians (CCP), Sri Lanka.

 

Posters

Local

Katulanda, P, Wickramasinghe, K, Ranasinghe, DC, Matthews, DR, Sheriff, R 2008, ‘Adult Health Promotion Record (AHPR) – A tool for prevention of lifestyle related epidemic chronic diseases’, 121stAnnual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA).

 

International

Ranasinghe, DC, Perera, GLRS, Rathnayake, A, Weththesinghe, AH 2013, ‘Cardiovascular endurance of physiotherapy undergraduates and the associated metabolic risks’,126th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA).

 

Ms. DGSKL Jayawardana


Presentaions


International

Oral

Jayawardana, DGSKL, Gnanathasan, A, Chang, T, Arambepola, C 2014, ‘Long term health consequences following snake envenoming in a rural district in Sri Lanka’, The13th Congress of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, Shenyang,China. (Scholarship awarded with travel grant)

Jayawardana, DGSKL, Gnanathasan, A, Chang, T, Arambepola C 2014, ‘Prevalence of  snake bite among rural residents in the district of Ampara, Sri Lanka’, International Peradeniya university research symposium.

Jayawardana, DGSKL, Gnanathasan, A, Chang, T, Arambepola, C 2014, ‘Environmental risk factors for snake bites in the district of Ampara, Sri Lanka’, International conference on global public health.

Jayawardana, DGSKL, Jayalath, JLR, Darshika, SAR, Mathangaweera, CM, Wickramasinghe, WMPR, Peiris, TKC 2012, ‘Survey on the prevalence of back pain, its related disability and common treatment methods use by back pain victims at Thimbirigasyaya secretarial division, Colombo district, Sri Lanka’, Asia Pacific consortium for public Health.

 

Posters

Jayawardana, DGSKL, Gnanathasan, A, Chang, T, Arambepola, C 2014, ‘Musculoskeletal disorders following snakebite among rural residents in the district of Ampara, Sri Lanka’, Singapore international Physiotherapy congress.(The best scientific paper) 

Wettasinghe, AH, Anthony, DJ, Jayawardana, DGSKL 2012, ‘Running injury pattern in lower extremity in, to age and gender:;A survey of national level running athletes in Sports Ministry, Sri Lanka’, 3rd international conference on sports and exercise science, Bangkok, Thailand.

Weerasinghe, E,  Jayawardana, S, Dissanayake, D 2012, ‘Factors affecting non-adherence with home exercises    prescribed   by   rehabilitation therapists   for stroke     patients discharged from the national hospital of Sri Lanka’, Asia Pacific consortium for public Health.

 

Dr. GLRS Perera


Presentaions

 

Poster

International

Perera, GLRS, Jayasinghe, DR, Karunathilake, IM, de Abrew, KAG 2011, ‘Students’ perception on the effectiveness of a midterm “re-orientation” activity in BSc. Physiotherapy programme’, 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference. Singapore. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 346).

Perera, GLRS, Jayasinghe, DR, Karunathilake, IM, Ponnamperuma, G 2011, ‘ Improving group dynamics of tutorials conducted in a low-resource environment’, 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference. Singapore. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 347).

 

Local

Perera. GLRS, Wijayaratne, LS, Senarath, U, Dissanayake, PH, Karunanayake, AL, Dissanayake, VHW 2014, ‘Prevalence of lumbar spondylolisthesis and associated radiographic features in a cohort of patients with chronic mechanical low back pain’, 13th Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Radiologists. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 46).

Perera, GLRS, Wijayaratne, LS, Senarath, U, Dissanayake, PH, Karunanayake, AL, Dissanayake, VHW 2014, ‘Anthropometric patterns among a cohort of patients with chronic mechanical low back pain’, 127th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. (Abstracted in the Ceylon Medical Journal, 59 (supp. 1:66) .

Ranasinghe, DC, Perera, GLRS, Rathnayake, A, Weththesinghe, A 2013, ‘Cardiovascular endurance of physiotherapy undergraduates and the associated metabolic risks’, 126th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association.

 

Oral

Local

Perera, GLRS, de Abrew, KAG, Karunathilake, IM, Jayasinghe, DR 2010, ‘Effectiveness of a midterm “re-orientation” activity for students, 6th Joint Staff Development Course – Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness Conference. Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 7).

Katulanda, P, Perera, GLRS, Karunaratne, KGNS, Constantine, GR, Mattthews, DR, Sheriff, R 2007, ‘ Metabolic syndrome among adults in Sri Lanka – urbanization and sedentary lifestyles driving the epidemic’, 40th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians. Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 64).

Wickramasinghe, WAKK, Karunaratne, KGNS, Perera, GLRS, Ganegoda, UA, Silva, A, Katulanda. P, Sheriff, R, Constantine, GR 2007, ‘Smoking among adults in Sri Lanka- facts and figures. 40th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians. Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Abstracted in the Proceedings of the Conference: 72).

 

Mrs. A. H. Wettasinghe

 

Presentaions

 

International

Poster

Wettasinghe, AH, Anthony, DJ 2011, ‘Running injury patterns in lower extremity in relation to age and gender: a survey of national level running athletes in Sports Ministry in Sri Lanka’, 3rd International Conference on Sports and Exercise Sciences- Bangkok, Thailand.

Fernando, WWASM, Dissanayake, WDN, Weththesinghe, AH, 2014, ‘Comparison of hamstring muscle length between patients with knee osteoarthritis and healthy individuals’, Peradeniya Univsersity International Research Sessions (iPURSE).

 

Local

Poster

Ranasinghe, DC, Perera, GLRS, Rathnayake, APS, Weththesinghe, AH 2013, ‘ Cardiovascular endurance of physiotherapy undergraduates and the associated metabolic risks’,126thAnnual Scientific Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA).

Oral

Wettasinghe, AH, Karunathilake, I, Abrew, A 2014, ‘Learning style preferences and their correlates among Physiotherapy undergraduates’, KDU International Research Sessions.

 

Ms. J L R Jayalath

 

Presentaions


Local

Posters

Jayalath, JLR, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, MM 2011, ‘Comparison of gait variables in a control group and in patients with knee Osteoarthritis at National Hospital Sri Lanka’, Annual Student Research Symposium of the Allied Health Sciences Unit, University of Colombo.

Oral

Jayalath. JLR, Jayawardena, DGSKL 2012, ‘Survey on the prevalence of back pain, its related disability and common treatment methods use by back pain victims at Thimbirigasyaya secretarial division, Colombo district, Sri Lanka’, Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Senevirathne, SAA, Jayalath, JLR, Wasalathanthri, S 2014, ‘Is fear of falls a reliable predictor of true risk of falls in postmenopausal women Annual academic sessions of Menopause society, Sri Lanka.

Senevirathne, SAA, Jayalath, JLR, Wasalathanthri, S 2014, ‘Is fear of falls a reliable predictor of true risk of falls in postmenopausal women’, Inaugural academic sessions, Sri Lankan Association of Geriatric Medicine, Sri Lanka.

 

International

Posters

Jayalath, JLR, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, MM 2012, ‘Comparison of gait variables in a control group and in patients with knee Osteoarthritis at National Hospital Sri Lanka’, 125th Anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Jayalath, JLR, Dassanayake, TDMSB, Dissanayake, MM 2011, ‘Comparison of gait variables in a control group and in patients with knee osteoarthritis at National Hospital of Sri Lanka’, Annual Conference of Indian Rheumatological Association.

 

Oral

Jayalath, JLR, Jayawardena, DGSKL 2012, ‘ Survey on the prevalence of back pain, its related disability and common treatment methods use by back pain victims at Thimbirigasyaya secretarial division, Colombo district, Sri Lanka’, 44th Annual Academic Sessions of the Asia Pacific Academic Consortium of Public Health (APACPH), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

 

Mrs. HHN Kalyani

 

Presentaions

 

Local

Oral

Kalyani, HHN, Senarath, U, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012, ‘Effect of paraplegia caused by spinal cord injuries on an individual’s functional independency, quality of life and family economy among patients admitted to National Hospital of Sri Lanka and Rehabilitation Hospital Ragama’, Annual Student Research Symposium, 2011: Allied Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

 

International

Oral

Kalyani, HHN, Senarath, U, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012, ‘Effect of paraplegia caused by spinal cord injuries on an individual’s functional independency, quality of life and family economy among patients admitted to National Hospital of Sri Lanka and Rehabilitation Hospital Ragama’, 10th Asian Spinal Cord Network International Conference on spinal cord injuries, Sri Lanka.

Kalyani, HHN, Thanthrige, R, Gamage, R 2014, ‘To assess the level of functional impairment among patients with Parkinson’s disease attending the Institute of Neurology, National Hospital of Sri Lanka’, Singapore International Physiotherapy Congress 2014, Singapore.

  

Poster

Kalyani, HHN, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012, ‘Effect of stroke on an individual’s functional independency, quality of life and family economy among patients admitted to Institute of Neurology National Hospital Sri Lanka’, 125th Anniversary of International Medical Congress 2012, Sri Lanka Medical Association.

Kalyani, HHN, Dassanayake, TDMSB 2012, ‘Effect of stroke on an individual’s functional independency, quality of life and family economy among patients admitted to Institute of Neurology National Hospital Sri Lanka’, 8th World Stroke Congress held in Brasilia, Brazil. .