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Mrs Shamila Manie

Mrs Shamila Manie

Job title

Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy


BSc Physiotherapy (UWC),

MSc Physiotherapy (US),

PhD candidate


Shamila joined UCT in August 2007. Before then she worked at the University of Stellenbosch (2005-2007) where she obtained her Masters and lectured in the area of cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation. Prior to this she worked at the University of the Western Cape (2000-2004) as co-ordinator for the visually impaired programme in Physiotherapy as well as a lecturer and clinical supervisor.

Currently she heads the cardio-pulmonary teaching from 1st to 4th year in the division. She has successfully supervised 3 Masters Students in the area of cardio-pulmonary research.

Teaching areas 

All undergraduate teaching in the area of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, including burns.

Research focus areas 

Areas of interest are management in the ICU, Infectious disease-specifically Pulmonary Tuberculosis as well as education



Tel: +27 21 650 1787
Email: Mrs Shamila Manie


Selected Publications

De Grass, D, Manie, S and Amosun, SL (2014). Effectiveness of a home based pulmonary rehabilitation programme in pulmonary function and health related quality of life for patients with pulmonary tuberculosis; a pilot study. African Health Sciences Vol. (14) Issue 4:866-872

Onigbinde Ayodele Teslim, M’Kumbuzi Vyvienne, Olaogun Mathew Olatokunbo, Afolabi Joshua Oluwafisayo, Nondwe Bongokazi Mlenzana, Manie Shamila, Tarimo Nesto, Mukoka Grace (2014). Side Effects of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: The Experience of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders. American Journal of Health Research, Vol. 2, Issue Number 4, July 2014

Susan D Hanekom, Dina Brooks, Linda Denehy, Monika Fagevik-Olsén, Timothy C Hardcastle5, Shamila Manie and Quinette Louw (2012). Reaching consensus on the physiotherapeutic management of patients following upper abdominal surgery: a pragmatic approach to interpret equivocal evidence. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012, 12:5

Amosun SL, Maart S, Ferguson G and Manie S (2012). Widening access to undergraduate physiotherapy education in South Africa – pointers from students’ records. South African Journal of Physiotherapy; Vol 68, No 2 (2012), 38-45. doi: 10.4102/sajp.v68i2.15

Manie, S, Faure M and Hanekom, S (2008). Profile and length of stay of Coronary artery bypass graft patients in the cape metropolitan area. South African Journal of Critical Care Volume 23, No.2