Assoc.Prof.Dr.Rungthip Puntumetakul

  Education Degree

•BSc in Physical Therapy
• MSc  in Applied Science  
•  PhD. in Health Science

Academic Position

Associate Professor

E-mail :

rungthip@kku.ac.th

Research interest :

• Back/Neck Disorders (Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors)
• Ergonomics (Health Promotion)
• Back/Neck Disorders (Manual Therapy)

Publication :

 

1. Puntumetakul R. Tension point and nerve mobilization in a cervical spondylosis (case study). J Phys Ther 2000; 22: 89-101.

2. Puntumetakul R, Phadungkit S, Chatchawan U, Sirisarn P, Krangsantherat P, Phuchen S. The measurement of lumbar spinal curvature in standing position using the flexible ruler. J Med Tech Phys Ther 2000; 12: 108-15.

3. Puntumetakul R, Vattanasilp W, Phadungkit S, Sirisarn P, Krangsantherat P, Phuchen S, Sadesadavit M, Huanglengklang C. The relationships between gender, body mass index and lumbar spinal curvature in standing position using the flexible ruler. J Med Tech Phys Ther 2001; 13: 20-29.

4. Puntumetakul R, Phadungkit S, Hansavong T, Suwannatho T, Muarnchart S. The effect of Central postero-anterior pressures technique on lumbar mobility. J Phys Ther 2001; 23: 1-11.

5. Hansavong T, Puntumetakul R, Uraiwan C, Phadungkit S, Punprom P, Yuencheewit W, Umnuay S. Effect of cervical mobilization on sympathetic activity in normal subjects. J Med Tech Phys 2001; 13: 145-55.

6. Puntumetakul R, Uraiwan C, Phadungkit S, Boonprakop Y, Kanpittaya J, Arrayavicahnon P, et al. Postero-anterior pressure technique for lumbar intervertebral disc herniation. Srinagarind Med J 2001; 16: 239-50.
7. Mackawan S, Eungpinichpong W, Puntumetakul R, Chatchawan U, Hunsawong T, Arayawichanon P. Effects of traditional Thai massage versus joint mobilization on substance P and pain perception in patients with non-specific low back pain. J Bodywork Movement Ther 2007; 11: 9-16.
8. Puntumetakul R, Trott P, Williams M, Fulton I. The effect of time of the day on the vertical spinal creep. Applied Ergonomics 2009; 40:33-8.
9. Adirek-udomrat J, Puntumetakul R, Siritaratiwat W, Phadungkit S, Boonprakob Y. Effect of treadmill running to spinal range of motion in total lumbar flexion and total lumbar extension (Preliminary study). In the 12th National Graduate Research Conference co-organized by CGAU and Khon Kaen University . February 12-13, 2009. 973-981.
10. Samranpat W, Boonprakob Y, Eungpinichpong W, Puntumetakul R, The immediate effect of individual posture of Thai yoga stretching on back flexibility. In the 12th National Graduate Research Conference co-organized by CGAU and Khon Kaen University . February 12-13, 2009. 1367-1373.
11. Areeudomwong P, Puntumetakul R, Leelayuwat N. Reliability of surface electromyography measurement on lombar multifidus muscles and internal oblique muscles during sub-maximal voluntary muscle contractions in healthy Thai participants. J Med Tech Phys 2009; 21: 3; 277-86.
12.Hoy;Rickart;Durham;Puntumetakul;Mansoor;Muijlwijk;Bounnaphol.Working together to address disability in a culturally-appropriate and sustainable manner. Disability & Rehabilitation (in press).

 

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