Dr. Afreen Begum Hasansab Itagi

Dr. Afreen Begum Hasansab Itagi

Associate Professor, PHYSIOLOGY

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification :

MBBS (2009) from K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore ,

MD in Physiology (2014) from J.J.M.Medical College, Davangere.

Email :afreen@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Area of Interest

  • HRV

  • BERA

  • Obesity and BMR

  • Pulmonary Functions

  • Physiology of stress

  • Physiology of sleep

  • Medical education


  • Life member of Association of Physiologists of India (ASSOPI)

  • Member of Academy of family Physicians of India (AFPI)

Honors / Awards

  1. Research Grant recipient from TB Association of India under Financial Assistance too Short Term Research Projects (2019-20).
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award for “Young scientist” by Global Economic Progress and Research Association in 2014 at Bangalore, India.
  3. University First Rank in M.D (Physiology) under Rajiv Gandhi university of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  4. J.M. Medical College, Gold medal award for obtaining distinction in M.D. Physiology.
  5. “Best Scientific Poster” Award winner at International Conference on Basic and Applied Physiology [ICON–BAP] 2013at Jaipur, India.
  6. First prize winner in Quiz at National conference of Physiologists “PHYSICON 2012”, Bangalore
  7. Accredited ISAK -Level One Anthropometrist


1. Itagi AB, Jayalakshmi MK, Yunus GY. Effect of obesity on cardiovascular responses to submaximal treadmill exercise in adult males. J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:4673-9.

2. Jayalakshmi MK, Itagi AB, Chandrashekhar DM, Anand K, Rashmi HR. Correlation between body mass index, waist hip ratio and body fat percentage with blood pressure in sedentary females. Indian Journal of Applied Research. 2020; 10(8):14- 16.

3. Itagi ABH, Patil NA, Kotian RK, Reddy SK, Abhyankar S, Parveen RS. Physical Exhaustion Induced Variations in Event-Related Potentials and Cognitive Task Performance in Young Adults. Ann Neurosci. 2018 Dec;25(4):299-304.

4. Agrawal R, Itagi ABH, Naveen N, Chowdary VHD, GY Yunus, Tiwari RV. Antibiotic Prophylaxis Practice in Dentistry – A Survey among Dentist at Durg-Bhilai. Haya: Saudi J. Life Sci., Vol-3, Iss-3(Mar, 2018): 311-315

5. Saraf C, Itagi AB, Gade S, Arora D, Gosewade N, Deb B. Role of mentoring in improving academic performance among low achievers in a medical college of Chhattisgarh, India. Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences, September-December,2017;4(3):107-111.

6. Itagi AB, Katragadda P. Relationship between body composition and lung functions among middle aged obese subjects. Global Journal for Research Analysis.2016;5(7): 253-55.

7. Chhaya S, Gathe B, Itagi ABH, Gade S, Nisargandha M, Gajbhiye IPR. Effect of Swim Training on Pulmonary Functions in Boys of Prepubertal and Pubertal Age. Panacea Journal of Medical Sciences, January-April,2016;6(1): 8-12

8. Itagi AB, Arora D, Patil NA, Bailwad SA, Yunus GY, Goel A. Short-term acute effects of gutkha chewing on heart rate variability among young adults: A cross-sectional study. Int J Appl Basic Med Res. 2016 Jan-Mar;6(1):45-9.

9. Afreen Begum H I, Nagaraja SS, Suresh Y Bondade, Yunus G Y. Relationship of resting heart rate with body composition and obesity among young adults in india – a cross sectional study” – National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy & Pharmacology | 2014 | Vol 4 | Issue 2 | 133 – 138.

10. GY Yunus, Itagi ABH. Oral Health Status in Cerebrovascular Accident Survivors – A Descriptive Cross Sectional Study’ – Ind. J. Sci. Res. and Tech. 2014 2(1):61-68.