Nishadi Gamage

Nishadi Gamage

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Biomedicine

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


My research is focused on investigating different interventions to manipulate neuroplasticity in healthy older adults. 

  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2021 Award Research Award for MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine The University of Nottingham United Kingdom -
    2020 Scholarship Developing Solutions Masters Scholrship The University of Nottingham United Kingdom £26,955.00
    2018 Award Trophy for the best student in BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University Sri Lanka -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2021 - 2025 University of Adelaide Australia PhD (Medicine)- Jointly awarded by the University of Adelaide and the University of Nottingham, UK
    2020 - 2021 University of Nottingham United Kingdom MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine
    2014 - 2018 General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Sri Lanka BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2023 Gamage, N., Ranasinghe, P., & Jayawardena, R. (2023). Tracing data for systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the advanced age of digital and social media. Research Methods in Medicine & Health Sciences, 4(4), 136-139.
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    2023 Guo, Y., Jones, E. J., Smart, T. F., Altheyab, A., Gamage, N., Stashuk, D. W., . . . Piasecki, M. (2023). Sex disparities in age-related neuromuscular decline: unveiling female susceptibility from early to late elderly.
    DOI
    2021 Ranasinghe, P., Jayawardena, R., Gamage, N., Pujitha Wickramasinghe, V., & Hills, A. P. (2021). The range of non-traditional anthropometric parameters to define obesity and obesity-related disease in children: a systematic review. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 75(2), 373-384.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS7 Europe PMC6
    2021 Ranasinghe, P., Jayawardena, R., Gamage, N., Sivanandam, N., & Misra, A. (2021). Prevalence and trends of the diabetes epidemic in urban and rural India: A pooled systematic review and meta-analysis of 1.7 million adults. Annals of Epidemiology, 58, 128-148.
    DOI Scopus41 WoS36 Europe PMC31
    2020 Ranasinghe, P., Senadeera, V., Gamage, N., Weerarathna, M. F., & Ponnamperuma, G. (2020). Temporal changes in emotional intelligence (EI) among medical undergraduates: a 5-year follow up study. BMC Medical Education, 20(1), 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC2
    2020 Jayawardena, R., Ranasinghe, P., Ranawaka, H., Gamage, N., Dissanayake, D., & Misra, A. (2020). Exploring the therapeutic benefits of Pranayama (yogic breathing): A systematic review. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF YOGA, 13(2), 99-110.
    DOI WoS30 Europe PMC21
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2021 - ongoing Member The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists United Kingdom
    2021 - ongoing Member The Health and Care Professionals Council United Kingdom
    2018 - ongoing Member Sri Lanka Medical Council Sri Lanka

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