Associate Professor

Physical Education & Sports Science (PESS)

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Research Interests
Sports injuries- epidemiology prevention and management; sports injuries in physical education and youth sports; non-invasive functional muscle diagnostics; fundamental movement skills; physical activity and health in young

  • Designation
    • Associate Professor (Tenured)
    • Chair, Innovative Teaching
    Short Bio

    Dr. Swarup Mukherjee is a trained Physician with specialisation in the area of Sports Medicine. He is an International Sports Medicine Federation certified Team Physician and World Health Organisation certified trainer in disability prevention and rehabilitation. Dr. Mukherjee has practiced for over ten years as a physician including his five year tenure as a Medical Officer with the Indian Army. During his years of practice as a Sports Physician, Dr. Mukherjee was involved in training and medical aspects of national and international-level sports persons across multiple sports. With his growing interest in the functional aspects of human performance, Dr. Mukherjee went on to pursue a doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. In addition, he also has an honours degree in physical education.

    Dr. Swarup Mukherjee joined the PESS AG, NIE in November 2007 and is currently involved in teaching Sports injuries: understanding, prevention and management, Growth and motor development and Physiology of Exercise. The main areas of his research interest are epidemiology of sports injuries, sports injuries in youth, prevention and management of sports injuries and muscle function diagnostics. His additional research interest area is fundamental movement skills, physical activity and health in youth. Dr Mukherjee has authored two books, four book chapters and numerous research papers in international peer-reviewed journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment, Associate Editor of the Sports and Exercise Medicine- Open Journal  and serves as an invited reviewer of over fifteen top-tier international exercise science and sports medicine journals.


  • BPEd (Hons), MBBS, PGDSM, PhD