Udupi, Sep 13: The division of Anatomy, DBMS (Department of Basic Medical Science) MAHE, Manipal faculty in association with MAHE- IASK- Do, Manipal Dojo organised Human musculoskeletal system and vital organ functions, A basic anatomical and clinical workshop for karate instructors-a first of its kind initiative of MAHE-DBMS for the Karate and martial art instructors to familiarise them with Human musculoskeletal system and vital organ functions, so that they can understand the methods of prevention of injuries to vital organs during training youngsters in marital arts.
Inaugurating the one-day workshop, Dr Arun G Maiya, dean of Manipal College of Health professionals, MAHE, Manipal who was the chief guest addressed the gathering of faculty and instructors, he expressed his happiness in inaugurating the workshop and said that this is the first of its kind workshop and congratulated the organisers for such a workshop that is very useful for this profession. He briefly stressed on the need of creating awareness on human anatomy for trainers for such high risk sport activity such as Karate and martial arts, this kind of workshops will ensure prevention of major and fatal injuries during training period.He expressed that as a social commitment the DBMS has taken this unique initiative for the society as a commitment of MAHE’s Social Responsibility.
Welcoming the gathering the in-charge coordinator of Anatomy division of DBMS, MAHE Dr Bincy M George briefed the participants about the idea and Workshop, Dr Ullas Kamath - Dean, MMMC, Manipal Campus and Shihan Nishanth B Bhat (chief instructor- MAHE-IASK-Do Manipal Dojo, Technical representative of Indian Academy of Shito-Ryu Karate-Do(IASK-DO)for Karnataka ) were present in the inaugural function.
The faculty of DBMS- Division of Anatomy, MAHE conducted various sessions in the workshop with live demonstration of vital Organs from the Cadaver in the anatomy Dissection Hall, in MMMC, Manipal campus. The workshop was held for one day in which participants were made aware on various organs and their functions to ensure that trainers take care of the youngsters to prevent major injuries to vital organs during their course of training and take preventive guards during competitions by trained Physiotherapists.
The workshop culminated with the Valedictory function at the end of the one day workshop where Dr Shyamsundar Bhat, professor and head of department of Orthopaedics was the chief guest. He was overwhelmed with this kind of initiative for the first time organised by MAHE DBMS. Shihan Nishanth B Bhat. Manipal Dojo proposed a vote of thanks.