Southern Horizon State Esports Association


Director - Centre for Sports Science (CSS)

Professor & Head - Department of Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research (Deemed to be University)

(Accredited by UGC as Category I & by NAAC as A++) Chennai, India

Adjunct Professor - Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia

President – Indian Association of Sports Medicine (IASM)


Mobile: +91 98400 36099

CV in brief:

Dr. Arumugam is an eminent medical professional who is highly regarded in the fields of Arthroscopic Surgery(Orthopaedics) and Sports Medicine. He has pioneered the development of Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine in India by establishing dedicated departments and premier institutions for this cause. He has been instrumental in launching the first MD Sports Medicine programme for doctors in India and several sports science education programmes from undergraduate to doctoral levels. Dr Arumugam is an avid academician and researcher and has several publications and research projects to his credit. Under his stewardship, the Centre for Sports Science has rapidly progressed to become a hub of sports medicine and sports sciences in India, with accreditations and recognitions from many international (ICC, AFC,FIH) and national sports organisations (AIFF,IHF,RFI and BCCI) along with sports ministries of central (SAI) and state governments. Dr. Arumugam has been richly awarded by various reputed organisations, and holds offices and memberships of international and national sports bodies. He has a grand vision to empower Indian sports to reach its glory through scientific approach. Dr. Arumugam leads by example with his passion for fitness and sports. He is an elite national rowing champion at masters level and regularly practices a variety of endurance sports including running and cycling.