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Mrs Niri Naidoo

Mrs Niri Naidoo

Job Title

Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy

Qualifications

Diploma in Management Development UKZN (2004)

Masters in Education University of Natal, CHED (2003)
Thesis title: Assessment of physiotherapy students' practical skills using OSPE and practical evaluation.

Masters in Medical Science University of Natal, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine (2000)
Thesis title: The effects of pulsed shortwave, laser, infrared and ultraviolet radiation on open wound injuries in the hand.

BSc (Physiotherapy) University of Durban-Westville (1984)

Research focus areas

Neuromusculoskeletal injuries (including hand rehabilitation)

Higher Education practice and assessment methods

Childhood Obesity and physical activity

 

Contact

Tel: +27 21 406 6314
Email: Niri Naidoo

 

Selected Publications

Naidoo N. 2004 The Use of Portfolios for continuing assessment of Physiotherapy students in clinical practice settings. South African Journal of Physiotherapy October 2004; Volume 60: Number 4: 31-34

Naidoo N. 2006 The Role and importance of Mentoring in Physiotherapy. South African Journal of Physiotherapy. September 2006; Volume 62; Number 3: 2-5

Naidoo N, Marr J, Singh V, Du Toit B, Narisamulu N. 2008 The Evolution of Physiotherapy in Animal Rehabilitation in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Physiotherapy, July 2008; Volume 64: Number 2: 12-17

Naidoo N, Hiemstra J. 2009 The prevalence of height, weight and limb dominance for ankle injuries in male comrades marathon runners. South African Journal of Physiotherapy, March 2009; Volume 64: Number 2: 2-87

Naidoo N, Buhler L. The perceptions, attitudes and knowledge of Physiotherapy and chiropractic students regarding each others' professional practice. South African Journal of Physiotherapy; July 2009: Volume: 65: Number 2: 32-38

McKenzie J, Braswell B, Jelsma J, Naidoo N. 2011 A case for the use of Q-methodology in disability research: Lessons learned from a training workshop Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation Vol 33: 10; 1-8

Clenzos N, Naidoo N, Parker R. 2013 Physiotherapists’ knowledge of pain: A cross-sectional, correlational study of members of the South African Sports and Orthopaedic Manipulative Special Interest Groups. SAJSM, 25(4): 95-100

Draper C, Basset S, de Villiers A, Lambert EV, HAKSA writing groupNaidoo N and HAKSA team. 2014 South Africa: 2014 Report card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health,11 (Supp 1), S98 – S104 

Naidoo N, Camp C, Kgokong D, Mbatha, Rhodes D, Umuneza N, Weber G2014 Childhood Obesity and Playground Behaviour in Children With Intellectual Disabilities: Is There an Association?Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11 (Supp 1), S203

Uys M, Grobler MN, Naidoo N, Tremblay MS, Lambert EV.2014 Validation of Key Components of the Canadian: Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) in 10 Year-Old South African Children. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 11(Supp 1), S205

Chiwaridzo M, Naidoo N. 2014 Prevalence and associated characteristics of recurrent non-specific low back pain in Zimbabwean adolescents: a cross-sectional study.BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014, 15:381