Paungmali, Aatit

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Position: Associate Professor
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รศ.ดร.กภ.อาทิตย์ พวงมะลิ

Associate Professor
Phone : 0-5394-9246
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     Aatit Paungmali, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy of Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. He obtained his doctoral degree in 2004 from The University of Queensland, Australia. He is an academic staff, clinical instructor and researcher in Musculoskeletal (Orthopaedic) division, Department of Physiotherapy, Chiang Mai University, and co-founder of The Neuro-Musculoskeletal and Pain Research Unit, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, since 1995. His research interests include musculoskeletal pain, manual therapy, core stabilization, therapeutic exercise, alternative medicine, physical modalities. Evaluating impairment and performance related to musculoskeletal disorders and sport injuries, such as back pain, myofascial pain, knee pain, tennis elbow, etc. Dr. Paungmali has 1,731 citations in ResearchGate, 1,186 total citations in Scopus (by 895 documents) with the h-index of 16.


  • Mohammed, A. T., Sitilertpisan, P., Sriburee, S., Joseph, L. & Paungmali, A (2024). Muscle Thickness of Lateral Abdominal Muscles in Sitting and Standing Positions During Abdominal Drawing-In Maneuver and Abdominal Bracing Among Chronic Low Back Pain Individuals. In International Conference of Sports Science-AESA. [More] 
  • Mohan, V., Rathinam, C., Yates, D., Paungmali, A. & Boos, C. (2024). Validity and reliability of outcome measures to assess dysfunctional breathing: a systematic review. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 11(1), e001884. [More] 
  • Soontorntrip, J., Leonard, J. H., Sriburee, S., Chamnongkich, S., Paungmali, A., Pirunsan, U. et al. (2023). Reliability of transversus abdominis and internal oblique muscle thickness measurement using B-mode ultrasound imaging in standing and single leg standing positions. Journal of Associated Medical Sciences, 56(2), 53 – 59. [More] 
  • Joseph, L., Vasanthan, L., Standen, M., Kuisma, R., Paungmali, A., Pirunsan, U. et al. (2023). Causal Relationship Between the Risk Factors and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Professional Drivers: A Systematic Review. Human Factors, 65(1), 62-85. [More] 
  • Mohan, V., Branney, J., Clark, C., Neal, R., Jagannathan, M., Paungmali, A. et al. (2022). Reliability and preliminary reference values for the Total Faulty Breathing Scale (TFBS): A cross-sectional study. Health Science Reports, 5(3). [More]