Dr Ashokan Arumugam is an Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, Majmaah University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He received his PhD from the School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, New Zealand in May 2014. He has sixteen peer-reviewed publications in international journals. He has worked as a clinician and/or an academic in various capacities at many institutions in India and New Zealand. He is an editorial board member of eight international peer-reviewed journals. He has been a peer-reviewer of manuscripts for more than twelve international journals. He has also been a resource person for seminars/workshops on Manual Therapy and Manuscript Writing at some institutions in India.
His current research focus is on the following areas: musculoskeletal injury prevention and rehabilitation, hamstring injuries, motor control, gait analysis, surface electromyography, low back pain, physical activity analysis in children, and Down syndrome.