Hashem Adnan Kilani

Hashem Adnan Kilani
University of Jordan | UJ · Department of Health and Recreation

Prof.PhD

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Introduction
Hashem Adnan Kilani works at the Department of Kinesiology and exercise science University of Jordan. Currently works at UAEU in the health physical education Dept. as a faculty visiting spending his sabbatical leave. Interested in the area of human movement science related to fitness and neuroplasticity model.
Additional affiliations
May 2019 - present
University of Jordan
Position
  • Professor
June 2014 - present
University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Position
  • Professor (Full)
January 2010 - June 2019
University of Jordan
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • Working on the strategic research entiteled: Assessment of Life Style: Physical activity, Nutrition Status, Sleep Duration, and BMI Among Schools’ Adolescents in Oman (14-18) with Dr Mostafa Waly
Education
January 1985 - August 1988
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Field of study
  • sport biomechanics

Publications

Publications (213)
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Information on the health status in Oman depicts an increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, overweight, obesity, and metabolic syndrome. An examination of factors related to this increase shows that there is a shift in the daily practices of the people, and especially men, as they grow older towards a more sedentary lifestyle...
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It is become obvious that intermittent exercise with high intensity has better impact than continues exercise with low intensity on the acquisition of strength and body fat reduction (kilani, 2010, 2011). Although, intermittent exercise with high intensity causes over load on joints and muscles which may induce injury especially in adolescent, a me...
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: Objectives: The three aims of this study were to establish equations for ideal body composition related fitness to be used by adults willing to gain optimum body composition related fitness; to predict the possible symmetrical major muscle circumference, and to compute the ideal body fat percentage (BFP) with ideal body weight (IBW) based on the...
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The dilemma of force production and body weight reduction (Innovative Perspectives) ‫قابوس‬ ‫السلطان‬ ‫جامعة‬ ً‫الكٌالن‬ ‫هاشم‬
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In the global era, recent developments in quality learning face higher education in the Arab world as it encounters international accreditation. The role of physical education colleges has moved from preparing a successful teacher to achieving broader educational outcomes that encompass the professions of training and health supervision. The adapte...
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During the COVID-19 pandemic a home confinement was enforced in Jordan, We investigated the physical activity, dietary status and sleep quality and mental wellbeing during the lockdown, A sample of Jordanian adults (N =1088, 18-65 Years Old) answered the survey which employed the use of the following tools to conduct information:1- Food Frequency Q...
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The purpose of this research is to determine the effect of house isolation on the Palestinian people's lifestyles, mental health (MW), and physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic (PA). The Global Health Guidelines 5 and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, as well as the Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) (PSQI) (PSQI), were used to collect d...
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Background: Due to the novel COVID 19 pandemic and its associated social distancing and confinement procedures, the lifestyle of the individuals and their daily routine were affected and hence, their health. This study aims to find if physical activity level of the Kuwaiti adults during COVID 19 pandemic confinement have an influence on their menta...
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A distance runner's performance is generally limited by energy availability when competing or training. Modifying meal frequency and timing by abstaining from eating or drinking, from dawn to dusk, during Ramadan fasting is hypothesized to induce hypohydration and reduced caloric and nutrient intake. The purpose of this study was to investigate the...
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Purpose: To investigate the effect of using a proposed training program on selected kinematic variables of accuracy of shooting by an upward jumping throw at different backcourts for a school's team of beginners at Handball. Methods: Ten players were selected from a schools' team of the Directorate of Education in the Bethlehem Governorate, and the...
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The aim of this study is to get to know the effects of a suggested training regimen concerning several kinematic characteristics and jump shot (from the left and right side) for basketball beginners, utilizing empirical research by creating two equivalent random groups suitable to the nature of such a study; by selecting a sample of 20 junior playe...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of Motor Sensory Perception (MSP) related to the level of producing muscle force at (75%, 50%, and 25%) of maximum force of long jump, vertical jump and handgrip tests; and to determine the differences among tests at different percentages. The sample of the study consisted of (14) students. The...
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Background In the past infectious diseases affected the quality of lifestyle during home confinement. The study conducted examines the influence of home confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on lifestyle, mental wellbeing, nutritional status, and sleeping pattern. Method An online multicategorical questionnaire was distributed to colle...
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Many cultures place a lot of emphasis on intelligence as a barometer of success since intelligence has multi facets, but no attention was paid to emotional intelligence. The purpose of this study is to examine the Emotional Intelligence level of the participants in the 10th West-Asian Taekwondo Championship and its correlation with the achievement....
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Since the end of the nineteenth century, Zionism has tried to use sport as a means in order to achieve political goals in Palestine. This study aims to document the Zionist sporting movement in Palestine a century ago to prepare the youth to take up arms (under the cover of sports) and strive to establish a Jewish national home in Palestine . The r...
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Background: In previous times, infectious diseases affected the quality of human life during home con nement. This study investigated the in uence of home con nement during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on lifestyle, mental wellbeing, nutritional status, and sleeping pattern.
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Background In previous times, infectious diseases affected the quality of human life during home confinement. This study investigated the influence of home confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on lifestyle, mental wellbeing, nutritional status, and sleeping pattern. Method An online multicategory questionnaire was distributed to colle...
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Introduction. The purpose of this study was to examine if the perception of teaching value and a teacher's self-efficacy (SE) are related to burnout. Previous research has shown a strong relation between teachers SE and burnout. Rarely, however, job value has been included in any of the previous studies. Method. A stratified random sample (N =2446)...
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The purposes of this study were to identify the somatotype prevailing among the gymnast beginners in Jordan; to identify their level of skill related fitness, as well as to know the differences in the somatotype and skill related physical fitness components of these gymnasts. Thirty athletes representing 100% of the size of the original society inc...
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The aim of this study is to get to know the effects of a suggested training regimen concerning several kinematic characteristics and jump shot (from the left and right side) for basketball beginners, utilizing empirical research by creating two equivalent random groups suitable to the nature of such a study; by selecting a sample of 20 junior playe...
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This study aimed at analyzing and comparing two types of the long jump (hang or hitch-kick style ) using the model factors for Hay and Reid by analyzing four parts: Jumping distance, flying distance, downward distance as well as moving backward distance. The best Jordanian athlete with the achievement of (7.48) meters was videotaped from the sagitt...
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Athletes need modeling and feedback to reach for their maximum performance, computer simulation is not the only nontraditional modern development in biomechanics. Dynamical system approach (DSA) is another fascinating enlargement in the field of biomechanics. The purpose of this study was to investigate the practicability of this assessment by show...
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Motion analysis implies that sufficiently complex models of the human neuromusculoskeletal system can be used for the simulation and analysis of sports motions and, at least in principle, for the biomechanical optimization of the performance in the various sport disciplines. A new methodological assessment using the Fast Fourier Transform was creat...
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The Directorate of General Security in Jordan has created sport fields in new prisons taking into consideration its importance for inmates. This is due to the belief that prisoners should be encouraged to spend interesting times, discharge their repressed energies and to improve their physical and mental states in addition to strengthening their so...
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The fact that an adequate assessment based on norms and standards of the health and physical fitness (PF) development with the body composition (BC) for the students of the colleges of police, military and security sciences (MSS) in Palestine is critical to be a guide and a reference for those in charge of the PF of annual physical entry exams This...
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ABSTRACT The purposes of this study were to identify the somatotype prevailing among the gymnast beginners in Jordan; to identify their level of skill related fitness, as well as to know the differences in the somatotype and skill related physical fitness components of these gymnasts. Thirty athletes representing 100% of the size of the original so...
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Previous studies have supported the conceptualization that burnout consists of three aspects: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and reduced personal accomplishment. When the proposed structure of burnout was tested in several studies, these three aspects were confirmed. However, several researchers found that depersonalization consists of two...
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Previous studies have supported the conceptualization that burnout consists of three aspects: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and reduced personal accomplishment. When the proposed structure of burnout was tested in several studies, these three aspects were confirmed. However, several researchers found that depersonalization consists of two...
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This work provides a new dataset method intended to build a biomechanical training model for the free-throws shots in basketball. Eight youth players from Jordanian secondary public school were video recorded from the sagittal plane executing free throw shots in basketball. Collectively (480) video clips were recorded and analyzed using image proce...
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Background: This study investigated the perceived health benefits and barriers to physical activity among secondary school students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Methods: A sample of 585 secondary school students (288 males, 297 females), currently taking physical education, from the city of Al-Ain, Abu-Dhabi, UAE, voluntarily participated in...
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Previous studies have supported the conceptualization that burnout consists of three aspects: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and reduced personal accomplishment. When the proposed structure of burnout was tested in several studies, these three aspects were confirmed. However, several researchers found that depersonalization consists of two...
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Previous studies have supported the conceptualization that burnout consists of three aspects: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and reduced personal accomplishment. When the proposed structure of burnout was tested in several studies, these three aspects were confirmed. However, several researchers found that depersonalization consists of two...
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The purpose of this study was to document the significance of the practices employed by parents that contribute to children’s healthy lifestyle in Oman. Those practices encompassed the physical activity and inactivity, sedentary behaviour, nutritional knowledge, and its reflection on their children at early childhood class. Subjects consisted of 23...
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The Directorate of General Security in Jordan has created sport fields in new prisons taking into consideration its importance for inmates. This is due to the belief that prisoners should be encouraged to spend interesting times, discharge their repressed energies and to improve their physical and mental states in addition to strengthening their so...
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The purpose of this study was to document the significance of the practices employed by parents that contribute to children’s healthy lifestyle in Oman. Those practices encompassed the physical activity and inactivity, sedentary behaviour, nutritional knowledge, and its reflection on their children at early childhood class. Subjects consisted of 23...
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The relations between kinematics variables and the accuracy of shooting by upward leap for players of Oman National Handball Team were investigated. Three digital JVC video cameras of 25 images per second were used to capture the two styles of shooting from jumping vertically with defense wall, and without defense wall on five players. APAS, MAXTRA...
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Paper ready for publication. A paper that came out of strategic research. The paper report on the validity and construct validity of the Maslach Burnou Inventory for a large sample of Omani teachers.
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ABSTRACT Background: Postnatal period brings about numerous physiological and psychological changes in women. Exercise may have an influence on their health related fitness that may progress their wellbeing Objective: The purposes of this study were to assess the effectiveness of postnatal exercise program among Omani women on health related fitnes...
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A strength and conditioning program built upon constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity. Who uses this stuff? Military Special Ops units Firefighters Police Professional and Collegiate Athletes Mixed Martial Artists Hopefully you, your kids, and your parents.
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It is about loading effect and injury potential related to mechanical loading. complex structure that must meet the seemingly contradictory demands of mobility and stability of the trunk and the extremities and of providing protection for the spinal cord.
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Two layers of stored fat around your middle instead of the normal single layer become a risk factor for health. Some normal under-the-skin fat, called subcutaneous fat, and then some abnormal fat built up around the intestines, called omental fat. Healthy people have a thin layer of fat under their skin. But having fat around their intestines is no...
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The aim of this study was to examine the factor structure of the Teachers Sense of Self-efficacy Scale. Three factors are assumed to represent the self-efficacy: student engagement, effective strategies and classroom management. Testing the reliability of each construct is another aim of this study. To achieve the aims of the study, a stratified ra...
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Background: Specific exercises are used to As a practical application to improve health fitness and physical activity of adolescents. Objective: This research aimed in identifying the health aspects of using the specific exercises on the quick front forward somersault with single mounting, the slow forward somersault and the slow back somersault in...
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The prevalence of obesity in the gulf countries and throughout the world continues to increase. It is estimated that 1.2 billion people in the world are overweight and at least 300 million of them are obese. Obesity is strongly linked to cardiovascular diseases and other disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia. As a resul...
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Despite the importance of physical activity and training, the optimum nutrient intake and good nutritional knowledge have been recognized as important factors in improving the athletic performance and health status of athletes. The present study was conducted to assess the nutritional knowledge, dietary habits, nutrient intake and nutritional statu...
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This study aimed to investigate the lifestyles of adult Omani women with regards to physical activity (PA) levels and sedentary behaviour (SB). The study was carried out between May and June 2013 and included a total of 277 healthy women aged 18-48 years from five governorates in Oman. Total, moderate and vigorous PA levels and walking were self-re...
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The aims of this study were to explore some cognitive and affective characteristics of Omani teachers. Verbal intelligence, figural intelligence and mathematics competence represented the cognitive components (3 indicators), while self-efficacy of teaching (3 indicators), burnout (3 indicators) and principal evaluation of teachers (2 indicators) re...
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It is known that emergent literacy was important for future growth but never cognizant of just how important is?. Since it sets the stage for the future of a child’s reading abilities, the aim of this study was to identify the degree of parent’s contribution to the ways of emergent literacy development of their children to the process of reading an...
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abstract: Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the lifestyles of adult Omani women with regards to physical activity (PA) levels and sedentary behaviour (SB). Methods: The study was carried out between May and June 2013 and included a total of 277 healthy women aged 18–48 years from five governorates in Oman. Total, moderate and vigorous PA...
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In the previous conference, It is presented that intermittent exercise with high intensity has better impact than continues exercise with low intensity on the acquisition of strength and body fat reduction. Although, intermittent exercise with high intensity causes over load on joints and muscles which may induce injury especially in elderly, patie...
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Objective: To excel in academia giving the best quality service and demonstrating the competence that satisfies the interest of the University.
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Background: In the last century, huge advances were made in the understanding of physical activity (PA), sedentary life style, and physical fitness (PF). The present study aimed to address the role PA and PF in relation to health and wellbeing among Omani adult’s population. Subjects: The survey used complex, multi-stage, stratified, clustered samp...
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Background: In the last century, huge advances were made in the understanding of physical activity (PA), sedentary life style, and physical fitness (PF). The present study aimed to address the role PA and PF in relation to health and wellbeing among Omani adult's population. Subjects: The survey used complex, multi-stage, stratified, clustered samp...
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PURPOSE: Physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors are thought to be independent entities and differently associate with adverse health outcomes. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the joint associations of physical activity and sedentary behaviors with obesity indices and dietary habits among adolescents from the Gulf Cooperation Cou...
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The paper briefly explain the APAS soft ware program to analyze the throwing shots coordination in three dimensions. Subjects were classified as wheelchair basketballs and had filmed by 3 video cameras. Analysis revealed the significant of 3D analysis to the segment, simultaneous, synchronized and synchronized coordination.
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The aims of this research were to: a) develop a profile of the Omani teachers; b) compare teacher quality and other criterion variables across gender, directorate, source of degree (SQU vs. others) and subject matter; c) identify the best predictor variables of teacher quality; and d) standardizing instruments for Omani teacher population (e.g., Ma...
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The aim of this study was to assess students' evaluation of the education quality and to predict their school marks for the factors composing the Students' Evaluations of Education Quality (SEEQ). The study was conducted on representative sample of Omani Students (N = 9614) representing all 11 directorates of Oman. A systematic sample was chosen to...