India

Several physical therapy institutions and departments carried out numerous events around the country to celebrate World Physical Therapy Day 2017. Most of the activities centred around this year’s “Physical Activity for Life” campaign.

Activities included:

  • Awareness programmes
  • Bicycle ride
  • Blood pressure screening camp
  • Drawing competition
  • Essay writing competition
  • Exercise classes
  • Fitness competitions
  • Foot survey of primary school children
  • Free physiotherapy camps
  • Free fitness assessment camps
  • Lecture on ergonomics
  • Lectures on physical therapy and history of the profession
  • Poster competitions
  • Physical therapy rallies
  • Radio station broadcasts
  • Seminars
  • Speed walk
  • Survey of current levels of physical activity
  • Quiz
  • Walkathons

Reports were received from the following organisations: