SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. LRND Weerarathna

Senior Lecturer

deepanjalee@appsc.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

M.Med in Rehabilitataion Medicine & Physical Therapy ( TMC , HUST , China )

B.Sc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (PDN , SL)

Diploma in Exercise and Sports Sciences (Faculty of Medicine , PDN , SL)

 


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member of Charted Society of Physiotherapy , Sri Lanka 

Sri Lanka Medical Council - Professions Supplementary to Medicine , Registered Physiotherapist  ( Reg.No: 427 )


Research Interests

Injury prevention

Sports injury rehabilitation

Exercise physiology


Research Grants/Research Awards

China Scholarship Council Awards for Masters studies in 2015


Research Publication in Indexed Journals

The Prevalence of Hamstring Tightness among the Male Athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010, Sri Lanka

Article (PDF Available) · January 2013 with 540 Reads


Published in abstract/Extended abstract at the National/International Conferences/Symposium

2018

1. SitinayakSMSH e , Weerarathna LRND , Ekanayake GLK , Efficiency of a Hydration Plan on Hydration level of Elite female Hockey Players , NIFIZA conference 2018


2. Gunarathna BPGS , Weerarathna LRND , Chandrathilake N , Effectivenss of Aquatic Exercises ( Hydrotherapy ) For aiding Recover of Women Karate Athletes : A Case Study, Srilanka Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference -SLSEM2018 , page 8 ( 6th – 9th September 2018) PP


3. Kuruppuarachchi K.A.L.G . Weerarathna L.R.N.D , Senanayake D , Injury occurrence pattern among Sri Lankan National Pool Athletes in 2013 : A Case study , Srilanka Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference -SLSEM2018 , page 9 ( 6th – 9ht September 2018) PP

2017

1. Manawadu R.R. , Weerarathna L.R.N.D. Seresinhe R.T , Prevelence of Risk factors for Non communicable diseases among students of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka . A case study ISAE 2017 , University of Ruhuna , Sri Lanka 173 – 176 . (full papaer) 19th January 2017

2. Gunasekara K.C., Weerarathna L.R.N.D.and Atygalla R.K. (2017).Extrinsic factors affecting the most prominenet injury pattern among sri lankan army foot ball players, KDUIRC 10th international research conference ,Basic and applied science abstract book ,page 55( 3rd and 4th august 2017 )PP

3. SMSH Sitinayake , Weerarathna LRND, GLK Ekanayake Effect of BMI on energy expenditure of elite female athletes KDUIRC 10th international research conference ,Allied health in the Global environment : Challenges and opportuinities abstract book ,page 70 ( 3rd and 4th august 2017 )PP

 

2016

1.Sitinayake SMSH , Weerarathna LRND , Ekanayake GLK, Efficiency of a Hydration Plan on Hydration level of Elite female Hockey Players , IPURSE 2016 , University of Peradeniya , Oral Presentation ( 1st - 4th November 2016 )

2012

1. Weerasekara I, Kumari I, Weerarathna N, Withanage C, Wanniarachchi C, Mariayanayagam Y, Vigneshwaran S, Shivaraja S and Suraweera H (2012). The prevalence of Hamstring tightness among male athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010. 44th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 44th APACH abstract book; page 222, PP1-16.


2. Weerasekara I, Kumari I, Weerarathna N, Withanage C, Wanniarachchi C, Mariayanayagam Y, Vigneshwaran S, Shivaraja S and Suraweera H (2012). The prevalence of Hamstring tightness among male athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010. 3rd South Asian Physiologists Association Conference at Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka.3rd SAAP conference abstract book; page 129, PP 55.


3. Weerasekara I, Kumari I, Weerarathna N, Withanage C, Wanniarachchi C, Mariayanayagam Y, Vigneshwaran S, Shivaraja S and Suraweera H (2012). The prevalence of Hamstring tightness among male athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010. International Conference & Exhibition on Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Las Vegas, USA (accepted for an oral presentation)


4. Weerasekara I, Kumari I, Weerarathna N, Withanage C, Wanniarachchi C, Mariayanayagam Y, Vigneshwaran S, Shivaraja S and Suraweera H (2012). The prevalence of Hamstring tightness among male athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010. Sri Lanka Students Association in Japan Conference at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (accepted for a poster presentation)


5. Weerasekara I, Kumari I, Weerarathna N, Withanage C, Wanniarachchi C, Mariayanayagam Y, Vigneshwaran S, Shivaraja S and Suraweera H The prevalence of Hamstring tightness among male athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010, Annual Research Journal of SLSAJ (2012),Vol. 12, pp. 56-58 (8 citations at the moment ).Full paper