Dr. Manabendra Bhattacharya is a nationally recognized doctor in the field of sports medicine. Dr. Manabendra strives to provide the highest quality, world class, comprehensive care centered around each patient's individual needs. Dr. Manabendra's 34 years of experience and a 360 degree approach to diagnosis and treatment of injuries & disorders ensures you are covered head to toe. Dr. Manabendra has accompanied the Indian National Football Team as Team Physician on several occasions in various tournaments which include U17, U19 Asian championships, Asian Games, Pre Olympic, World Cup qualifying matches amongst other famous sporting events. Presently, Dr. Manabendra is a Senior Consultant with Medica Superspeciality Hospital, Kolkata and offers expert treatment and consultation on physiotherapy, acupuncture, sports nutrition, weight control through exercise, muscle injuries, neck/back pain, and advice on nutritional supplements.
Experience Medica Superspeciality Hospital, Kolkata, Sr. Consultant & Sports Physician , 2013 Sports Authority of India, NSNIS, Patiala, Retd. Senior Scientific Officer ( Sports Medicine) & HOD All India Football Federation, Consultant, Sports Medicine Indian Contingent in 1st Asian Youth Games at Singapore, Chief Medical Officer 1st Youth Olympics at Singapore, Chief Medical Officer Asian Games 2010 at Guangzhou, China, Chief Medical Officer Delhi Common Wealth Games 2010 , Asian Indoor Games in Vietnam, Chief Medical Officer Joint and Bone Care Hospital, Consultant
AwardsPublication: Epidemiology of Low Back Pain, Journal of Sports Traumatology and Allied Sports Sciences, Dec 1999, 19-22Publication: Role of Glucosamine Sulphate in the tracharyyaeatment of Osteoarthritis in Sports Persons , Bengalidesh Journal of Sports Sciences: 1, No 2, 2001, 127-131Publication: Effects of Creatine Monohydrate Supplementations on Footballers , Jounal of Sports Traumatology and Allied Sciences,(Dec) 2007, 8, 35-41Paper Presentation: A Comperative Analysis of Physical and Physiological fitness among sub junior, junior and senior national soccer players of India- 2nd Asian Congress on Science and Football , 2000, MalaysiaPaper Presentation: Effect of High Intensity interval training and slow continuous training on VO2 max of School going non athlete males - Pre Commonwealth Games Scientific Congress 2010, New Delhi, IndiaPaper Presentation: Comparative Study between hydro kinesio therapy and conventional physiotherapeutic modalities of rotator cuff impingement- A pilot study- Pre Commonwealth Games Scientific congress 2010, New Delhi, IndiaPaper Presentation: New regimen for eccentric calf muscle training in insertional Achilles Tendinopathy - Pre Commonwealth Games Scientific Congress 2010, New Delhi, IndiaArticle Published: Published 30 articles on football and sports medicine in Kick Off ,monthly magazine of Indian Football Association, W Bengal, India from August 1999 ( first issue ) to Jan 2003Article Published: Oral Rehydration Therapy for players- Sports Authority of India- May 1991Article Published: Vegetarianism- Recent trends in Sports- 1996Article Published: Epidemiology of Sports injuries and their physiotherapeutic management- National Sports Seminar Brochure- 1997Article Published: The Tales of Superiority ( comparative study of eastern and north eastern Indian footballers ) - Annual conference, West Bengal Association of Sports Medicine, April 1999Article Published: Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries: Role of Physiotherapy and Massage- Olympia, May 1998Article Published: Time and Space ( jet lag)- The Statesman, 23 June 1999Article Published: Stay Fit ( prevention of Injury )- The Statesman, 17 November 1999Article Published: Mind your Step ( problems of high altitude )- The Statesman, 7 June 2000Article Published: The Slide's no easy ride ( sliding stops should not be encouraged at school or college level cricketers unless cricketers are sufficiently trained ) - The Statesman 27 June 2001Article Published: Sports Shoe - Susastha ( Good Health ) August 2000Article Published: Common Injuries in Badminton: Inter State badminton Championship Brochure- 2007-2008Article Published: Obesity and Exercise- Satyaushi- 2011Accompanied National Football Team as Team Physician on several occasions in various tournaments which include U17, U19 Asian championships, Asian Games, Pre Olympic, World Cup qualifying matches etc.Teaching and Management of the PG Diploma in Sports MedicineTeaching Sports Medicine to Students of M.Sc. and Diploma Course in Sports Coaching