Amir Shams

Amir Shams
Sport Sciences Research Institute of Iran | SSRI · Department of Motor Behavior

Assistant Professor

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Additional affiliations
January 2014 - November 2016
Sport Sciences Research Institute, Tehran
Position
  • PhD

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Publications (49)
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Objective The purpose of this study was to investigate the age and attentional focus instruction effects on the postural and supra-postural tasks among older adults with mild cognitive impairments.Method Forty healthy adults (mean age of 48.01 ± 5.45 years) and 40 older adults with mild cognitive impairments (mean age of 69.87 ± 4.28 years) were se...
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Purpose The Ohio State University Scale of Intra-Gross Motor Assessment (OSU-SIGMA) is a criterion-referenced test for assessing fundamental movement skills (FMS) among children aged 2.5–14 years. The OSU-SIGMA was developed as performance-based curriculum tool. The purpose of this study was to translate the English version of the OSU-SIGMA into Pe...
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validation of the Persian version of the Sports Mental Exercise Questionnaire. The method of this research is non-experimental research and is among the tools of instrument validation research in which the required information was collected cross-sectionally. The statistical population consisted of athl...
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Purpose: The purpose of this research was to examine the psychometric properties (validity and reliability) of movement imagery questionnaire for children among with 7-12 years old children in Tabriz city. Methodes: For this purpose, the 199 athletes (88 girls and 111 boys) were selected and completed the Persian version of the movement imagery que...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties (validity and reliability) of the Persian version of the social identity questionnaire for sport. The research method is non-experimental studies in the field of instrument validation in which the necessary information was collected cross-sectionally. The statistical populatio...
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The purpose of this study was to develop a strategic plan for monitoring the well-being and physical activity of Iranian students. This research is a mixed (qualitative-quantitative) research and has been conducted in the field. The statistical population of the study consisted of all governmental universities throughout the country and all other e...
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Barreausol is a French word that includes the transfer of exercises and movements of the base of the ballet from a standing position to a horizontal position on the surface. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Barreausol exercises on balance and motor coordination in 10-12 years old Girls. In this study 24 female students (mea...
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Objective To measure motor competence (MC) among a representative sample of Iranians aged 5-85 years. Design Cross-sectional. Methods MC was assessed by the Test of Motor Competence (TMC) which measures the time (seconds) to complete two fine motor skills (placing and building bricks) and two gross motor skills (heel-to-toe-walking and walking/ru...
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The importance of psychological resilience in athletes is highlighted by the fact that many of the mental injuries and behavioral abnormalities of athletes are associated with it. To address this issue, it is necessary to have a tool to measure it in athletes, so the present study was conducted to evaluate the validity of the psychological resilien...
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Background: The mechanisms involved in expert performance have been the focus of many researchers. One of these mechanisms is visual skills. Many researchers have tried to compare these skills among expert and novice athletes to provide different solutions to enhance their expert performance. The purpose of this study was to compare the decision-ma...
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The aimed to evaluate the effects of low and moderate-intensity aerobic exercise on psychological well-being (PWB) and quality of life (QoL) among older people. Forty-five male Iranian adults aged 65–80 years were selected according to the eligibility criteria and randomly assigned to a low-intensity group (LIG) (40–50% of maximum heart rate), mode...
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Introduction: Autism spectrum disorder has been suggested as a neurological disorder that usually occurs in the early years of a child’s development. Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of active game intervention and Exergames on executive functions in children with autism. Method: The method of this research is quasi-experim...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of aerobic activity with low and moderate-intensity on executive functions and selective attention in children with ADHD. The present study was a quasi-experimental study with pre-test and post-test design. The statistical sample consisted of 20 girls 7 to 12 years old with attention-deficit / hyp...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of Pilates, TRX, and combination exercises on motor memory consolidation and a one-month follow-up period. 40 middle-aged women aged 30 to 50 years old, were available selected and randomly divided into four groups, such as TRX, Pilates, Combination (TRX + Pilates), and Control. In the pre-tes...
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The goal of this study is to compare the effect of fatigue on decision-making and visual search behavior of novice and expert soccer players. Participants were 14 male novice soccer players (mean age= 22.5 years) and 14 experts (mean age= 27.4 years). Both groups watched films of 1 Vs. 1 attack situations. Then they announced their decision to move...
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Objectives: Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common nervous disorders in childhood. The purpose of this study was to investigate effect of cognitive rehabilitation, physical and concurrent training on sustained, selective and shifting attention in ADHD children. Materials and Methods: The study participants includ...
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Small-sided game (SSG) training can improve the psychological factors and performance of players. A wide range of sports psychology relies on the fact that sports success is also achieved by improving psycho-motor skills. The aim of this research was to evaluate the effectiveness of small-sided game (SSG) training on mental toughness, physical acti...
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Objective Balance disturbance is one of the main complications of the Parkinson’s disease (PD). As studies have shown that impairments in some cognitive processes can lead to balance problems, we investigated the relationship between focused and divided attention and static balance in patients with PD and a healthy control group.Methods We included...
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Purpose: the aim of this study was to investigate the Effectiveness of the TGFU and SDT Approach on Motor development and achievement Motivation in Children with ADHD. Methods: The method of this research was semi-experimental and in terms of the purpose of the research, which was carried out using a pre-test, post-test design. 30 students from sev...
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he purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between integrated self-knowledge and resilience with the anxiety of being infected by COVID-19 and the mediating role of intolerance of ambiguity, worry, and physical activity. The research method was descriptive correlational type and the statistical population of the study included all re...
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Objectives To determine the prevalence of fundamental movement skill (FMS) proficiency among a sample of Iranian children. Design Cross sectional, representative sample of 2200 children aged 2.5–14 years (50% girls), living in Tehran in 2018. Methods Trained field staff assessed 7 locomotor and 4 object control skills in educational settings usin...
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Objectives: This research aimed to investigate the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire (MBSRQ) among older Iranian people. Methods & Materials: The research method was non-experimental research that its necessary information was collected with the cross-sectional method. The stati...
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Objectives: The present research was conducted to evaluate the psychometric properties (validity and reliability) of Persian version of strength and cardiovascular endurance items of functional fitness assessment test in Iranian elderly. Methods & Materials: The statistical sample consisted of 200 elderly (100 males and 100 females) with mean aged...
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Introduction: Cognitive effort can affect the execution of a wide range of tasks and is primarily involved in the regulation of cognitive control when performing the task and achieving the chosen goal. Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of easy and difficult goals on self-efficacy and memory performance in young and elderly...
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Objectives: This study was performed to investigate the validity and reliability of the Persian version of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire – Older Adults Edition (WHOQOL-OLD). Methods & Materials: The statistical sample consisted of 300 elderly (150 males and 150 females) with an age range of 60-80 years old who were se...
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Optimum postural control and balance is dependent on the individual, the environment, and the task limitations. Thus, the present study investigated the effect of attentional instruction and feedback type on postural and supra-postural tasks. The 96 participants aged 11-19 years with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were randomly ass...
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Aim: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children. The aim of this study was The Effect of Brain cognitive interventions on executive functions in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Method: The method of this research was semi-experimental and applied in terms of its...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of attentional games, physical practice and mixed practice on the attention types and cognitive function of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). For this purpose, forty children with ADHD were selected and randomly assigned to four groups: physical practice, attention...
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هدف از اين كتاب ارائه دركي واضح، روشن و آسان از روش ها، فرآيندها و روش ه اي آماري مورداستفاده در تحقيقات ورزشي و عاري از موضوعات نامربوط است تا درك درستي براي دانشجويان به ارمغان آورد. در هر فصل، سؤالات پاسخ كوتاه، سؤالات چهارگزينه اي و تكاليف به عنوان تمرين براي خواننده ارائه شده است. مطالعات موردي در پايان هر فصل ارائه شده است به طوري كه كاربران...
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Background and Objective: This study aimed to examine the relationship between age, gender and body mass index with performance of fundamental motor skills among children aged 7-10 years. Methods: A total of 600 children aged 7-10 years from Tehran participated in this research. Body mass index was directly measured from height (m)2/weight(kg) for...
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Background and Objective: Mental health is one of the most important issues, has attracted the attention of many researchers. Since, the body and mind mutually influence each other and health of these two categories, were covers the human public health, therefore, recognize the continuous effects oneach other, seem to be necessary. Thus, the purpos...
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The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis on postural deviations in Iranian students. Accordingly, scientific journals were searched for related articles inside and outside the country. All the prevalence amounts of postural deviations in Iranian students, over 2002 to 2017, were collected and were calculated us...
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Abstract Introduction: The purpose of this research was to examine the psychometric properties (validity and reliability) of sport imagery questionnaire among the Iranian national team’s athletes. Methodology: For this purpose, the 355 athletes in the Iranian national team were selected and completed the Persian version of the sport imagery questio...
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This study aims to better understand the effect of practice schedule and feedback providing types. In two separate experiments the contextual interference effect in bandwidth and self-control feedback conditions on relative and absolute timing learning was examined. In experiment I, the effect of contextual interference using bandwidth and self-con...
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The purpose of present research was to investigate the relationship between burnout with self-efficacy among super league selected sports coaches. The sample population included 135 coaches in group (basketball, volleyball and footstall) and 111 coaches in individual (Taekwondo, Wushu and Karate) sports. Results showed that there were significant a...
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Knee osteoarthritis can have negative effects on the physical and mental conditions, social and family relations, general health and positive feelings of elders. For example, severe limitation of motion and increased depression, which are results of this disease, can have negative impacts on elders. The purpose of this study was to compare the leve...
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The aim of this research was the effect of off-line time different periods on stabilization and enhancement-based consolidation process in explicit memory. students were randomly divided into 9 groups with distance of 12 h enhancement, immediate interference + retention with distance of 12 h, delay interference with distance of 12 h + immediate ret...
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The purpose of the present study was to describe the state of mental preparation in Iranian elite athletes. Ottawa Mental Set Assessment Tool-3 to measure mental skill, Levenson test to measure attribution, Sport Motivation Scale to measure sport motivation, and Sheared test to measure mental toughness were administered on 295 athletes who attended...
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The purpose of present research was to investigate the effect of aerobic activity intensity (low and moderate) on self-concept in older adults. The statistical sample included 45 volunteer elderly men with age range of 60-70 years old that divided randomly in two experimental groups and one control group. The exercise protocol consisted of 8 weeks...
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Objectives We aimed to investigate the effect of low and moderate intensity aerobic exercises on sleep quality of older adults. Methods & Materials The research method was quasi-experimental with pre-test and post-test design. The statistical sample included 45 volunteer elderly men aged 60-70 years who were divided randomly into two experimental...
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Objective: Sleep is an active and complex rhythmic state that may be affected by the aging process. The purpose of present research was to investigate the effect of low and moderate intensity aerobic exercises on sleep quality in older adults. Methods: The research method is quasi-experimental with pre-test and post-test design. The statistical sam...
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Objective: To examine the effect of age, sex and obesity on Fundamental Motor Skills (FMS) in 4 to 6 years-old children. Methodology: A total of 400 preschool children (200 boys and 200 girls) between the ages of 4 to 6 years old participated in this research. Subjects were selected through multi-stage cluster random sampling. Fundamental motor sk...
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The purpose of present research was to investigate the effect of low and moderate intensity aerobic exercises on sleep quality in older adults. The statistical sample included 45 volunteer elderly men with age range of 60-70 years old that divided randomly in two experimental groups (aerobic exercise with low and moderate intensity) and one control...
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The prevalence of childhood obesity is a serious public health problem. This problem is a multi-component disease and several factors are involved in its development. The childhood obesity led to poor mastery of fundamental motor skills (FMS) and failure to develop in specialized skills that required in organized sports and activities. Thus, the pu...
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Background and Objective: The purpose of the present research was to examine the effect of practice type (physical, mental and mixed practices) on static and dynamic balance in elderly women at an age range of 60-75 years with no history of falling. Materials and Methods: Statistical sample of this research study included 45 none falling elderly wo...
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Background and Purpose: In the past twenty years great attention has been paid to the psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic issues associated with physical activity. With respect to the increasing prevalence of mental disorders throughout society and the influence of physical activity on these disorders, particularly among ado-lescent girls who are...

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