Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani

Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani
Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch | IAUCTB · Department of Exercise Physiology

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Background: Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate pesticide that is widely used in the world. Exposure to chlorpyrifos is associated with some problems in cognitive functions, such as learning and memory. Caspase-3 is a cysteine protease that is activated in response to several apoptotic stimuli and triggers some proteolytic events, cell death, and ne...
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Today, reducing oxidative stress and improving the antioxidant system with antioxidant supplements along with exercise training has received a lot of attention. Vitamin D plays a very important role in general health and reducing oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of vitamin D3 supplements during elastic-band resistan...
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Background and aims Diabetes Mellitus (D.M.) is a chronic metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia due to insufficient or inefficient insulin secretory response that has become a widespread epidemic primarily due to the increasing prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes. Phytochemicals such as flavonoids and regular physical activity ha...
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This study aimed to evaluate the effect of four weeks of aerobic exercise training combined with probiotic supplementation on mRNA levels of Nrf-2 and caspase-3 genes, superoxide dismutase (SOD), and serum total antioxidant capacity (TAC) in rats with type 2 diabetes. 40 male Wistar diabetic rats were divided into five groups: healthy placebo contr...
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Background and aim Clinicians who understand how the body responds to exercise, how aerobic training enhances cardiovascular fitness and the benefits and essentials of prescribing aerobic exercise can effectively encourage patients to be active. Deep-frying is a standard cooking method accompanied by the production of carcinogenesis substances such...
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The present study aimed to investigate the effects of resistance training, Phoenix dactylifera extract, and testosterone enanthate injection on luteinizing hormone receptor, claudin‐1, cingulin, and zonula occludens in the prostate tissues of adult rats. 30 male rats were divided into six groups: (1) control, (2) resistance training, (3) Phoenix da...
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: Type 2 diabetes is one of the most important metabolic disorders that affect lifestyle. Accordingly, studies have shown that lifestyle changes, especially increasing daily physical activity, can prevent diabetes and help people with the disease through various mechanisms. On the other hand, the use of medicinal plants due to having various phytoc...
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Background: Volleyball requires high anaerobic and aerobic capacity, so to evaluate this important issue, there are various tests such as Bruce maximal test. There is no standard field test to measure cardiovascular function for women volleyball according to exercise mode. Objectives: This study aimed to design and validation of functional cardiore...
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Background and Aim: Despite numerous treatments, definitive treatment for osteoarthritis has not yet been found. However, due to the symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee, the latest non-pharmacological therapies include reducing pain and weakness, improving range of motion, and facilitating performance in daily activities As goals are on the reha...
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Obesity is a globally common metabolic condition that causes or exacerbates many diseases. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) and orlistat may affect cytokines and adipokines related to obesity. The purpose of this study was to investigate the independent and combined effects of 8 weeks of HIIT and orlistat on body weight, body mass index (BMI...
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Aims This study is intended to investigate the effects of Phoneix Dactylifera pollen on markers of delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) induced by eccentric resistance exercise in female athletes. Methods Thirty-six female athletes were randomly selected and equally divided into 3 groups of 12 subjects, including: (1) 100 mg of P. dactylifera, (2)...
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Background: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a common disease in the elderly that is associated with impaired metabolism and biology of the hippocampus. Although the role of exercise and natural antioxidants in improving the disease has been reported, the role of muscle contraction-related physical activity along with royal jelly (RJ) consumption is not...
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New findings: What is the central question of this study? Can swimming exercise decrease depression-like behaviour and inflammation in type 2 diabetic mice? What is the main finding and its importance? This study demonstrates that swimming exercise decreased depression-like behaviour by reducing inflammation in type 2 diabetic mice. This study sug...
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Introduction: Type 2 diabetes is considered as a risk factor for heart disease and has a major contribution to death and mortality due to cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a continuous aerobic training period on the expression of VEGFA protein and expression of eNOS gene and VEGFR1 / 2 receptors in cardiocy...
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Abstract Introduction: Changing today's dietary pattern has increased the share of deep-fried oils (DFO) in the daily diet. These DFO appear to have negative effects on the angiogenesis process of visceral adipose tissue. It seems that aerobic training(AT) and the intake of sympathetic mimicry herbal materials by stimulating the process of lipolys...
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Background: The use of deep fried oils (DFOs) to cook foods is associated with numerous diseases. Although the role of physical activity and some supplements on fat lipolysis has been established, the effect of aerobic training (AT) and octopamine (Oct) on octopamine receptor-dependent lipolysis pathway is not well understood. Objectives: The prese...
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Introduction: Diazinon is one of the most widely-used organophosphate pesticides in the world. This toxin enters the body in various ways and induces oxidative stress in various tissues. It has been proved that activation of Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) under oxidative stress is a steady mechanism for maintaining cell function and survival. Ther...
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Anxiety-related behaviors are among the most prevalent psychiatric disorders in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The protective effect of exercise on neuropsychiatric disorders has been documented. However, there are no studies that examined whether swimming exercise can decrease anxiety-like symptoms in type 2 diabetes. We investigated the eff...
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Elderly is a part of life that is associated with physical and mental disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of 8 weeks of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) along with genistein (Ge) on memory, anxiety, physical persistence and aerobic power in elderly rats. Forty elderly rats were randomly assigned to five groups of eig...
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Background: According to previous research’s, the function of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) impairs in diabetes. Therefore, the present study conducted aimed to investigate the effects of eight weeks high intensity interval training (HIIT) on the levels of eNOS gene expression in left ventricle tissue of type 2 diabetic rats. Methods: in...
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Objective: Aging is associated with some changes in the liver function including increased collagen deposition and decreased mitochondrial function. This study aims to evaluate the effect of resistance exercise and vitamin C intake on the expression of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-Γ Coactivator-1α (PGC-1α) and Mitofusin 1 (MFn1) genes...
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Background: Menopause is the natural termination of menstruation which affects the quality and important aspects of women's life. Objective: To evaluate the effect of regular resistance training (Ex) with vitamin D (Vit. D) and calcium (Ca) supplements in the postmenopausal period on muscle tissue in rats. Materials and Methods: In this experimenta...
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Background and Aims: Given that knee osteoarthritis, as one of the most common joint diseases in the elderly, causes pain and imbalance, leading to disruption of daily activities and performance of this group of society, the objective of the present study was to investigate the effect of electrotherapy and strength training of the knee extensor and...
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Context Proper nutrition and exercise are effective strategies to improve overall metabolic health in diabetic patients. Objective This study evaluated the effects of Nigella sativa (NS) supplementation during resistance training (RT) on some biochemical variables in type 2 diabetes patients. Methods Forty patients were assigned to groups: RT + N...
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Background: Postmenopausal osteoporosis progressively occurs due to alteration in the estrogen level during the menopause period, and subsequently elevates the risk of fractures. Objective: To evaluate the effect of regular resistance exercise, vitamin D, and calcium supplements on bone mineral content and density, postmenopausal rats used. Materia...
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Introduction: Exercise training with different intensity regulates metabolism at the cellular level by regulating the expression of genes involved in mitochondrial biogenesis in diabetic patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of 4 weeks of high intensity interval training on the expression of PGC-1α, CS and p-53 genes in the car...
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Objective: Exercise and herbal medicine Berberine are known as anti-inflammatory agents. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of 4-weeks of endurance training and Berberine Chloride (BC) consumption on inflammatory factors and glycemic index in male wistar diabetic rats. Materials and Methods: In an experimental trial, 36 male wistar rats divide...
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Background and objectives: Cardiac apoptosis is one of the most important cardiovascular complications of diabetes. We aimed to investigate the changes of Bax, Bcl2 and caspase 3 in cardiac tissue of diabetic rats after six weeks aerobic exercise. Methods: Thirty two male Wistar rats were randomly divided into healthy control, diabetes control and...
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Objective: Cell aging is one of the most important and fundamental step in cellular behavior and reduces muscle mass and myofibrils. This study aims to investigate the effect of resistance exercise along with vitamin C consumption on the expression of Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase (TERT) and Telomere Repeat Binding Factor-2 (TRF2) genes and the...
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Background: Diazinon is an organophosphate pesticide that is broadly applied to control insects which causes oxidative damages in hippocampus tissue. We aimed to examine whether resistance training and berberine supplementation can protect the hippocampus against berberine-induced neural toxicity. Methods: Fifty-six male Wistar rats were assigned r...
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Background & Aims: Common nutritional mistakes cause inflammation and homeostasis disruption in heart cells. Inflammasome complex is one of the pathways that induces inflammation and degradation of cardiac protein regeneration. The aim of the present study was to investigate changes in NLRP1inflammasome, PI3k, apoptosis, and histopathology of heart...
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This study examined the independent and combined effects of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and flaxseed oil supplementation on cognitive/executive functions in middle-aged rats. Hippocampal neurotropic brain factor (BDNF) and tyrosine kinase receptor B (TrkB) gene expression were also measured. Animals were randomly divided into groups inc...
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Background: Apoptosis is one of the main means to remove undesirable cells that occurs in the eucaryotic and even procaryotic organisms. Objectives: This study aimed to examine the effect of 8 weeks of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and crocin consumption on apoptotic factors in the soleus muscle of male rats exposed to doxorubicin. Method...
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Background: The prevalence of anabolic steroids abuse in athletes and non-athletes is associated with the risk of injury to various organs, but there are limited studies of oxidative changes in kidney tissue following nandrolone (N) administration. Objectives: the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of N treatment with and without resis...
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Background: People with osteoarthritis are at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, regular exercise and ozone therapy can prevent such diseases. Objectives: The current study aimed to investigate the effect of aerobic training and ozone therapy on the gene expression of MFN1 and DRP1 in the heart tissue of rats with osteoarthritis. M...
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Context: Cognitive disorders are one of the most common neurological problems that can be caused by lifestyle patterns, especially sedentary lifestyle, poor nutrition, exposure to a variety of toxins or diseases. Evidence Acquisition: There are various strategies recommended for the prevention and treatment of these disorders, including drug therap...
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Background: A healthy lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise can improve bone mass via several mechanisms. Objectives: This study assessed the effects of four weeks of palm pollen consumption along with resistance training on protein and gene expression levels of Runt-related transcription factor 2 (Runx2) in bone tissue of rats. Methods: Thirty-six ra...
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Aims: One of the causes of infertility in men is the azoospermia disease, which is attributed to the lack of sperm in each sperm. The primary function of spermatogenesis is the maintenance, proliferation, and differentiation of spermatogonial cells. Thus, the present study aimed to investigate the changes in Promyelocytic Leukemia Zinc Finger (PLZF...
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Introduction: Regular exercise training with alternating volume fluctuate blood glucous levels and by regulating signaling in gene expression reduces in myocardial cell apoptosis in diabetic patients. The purpose of this study was the effect of 8 weeks of high intensity interval training on the gene expression of BAX and BCL-2 in the left ventricle...
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Introduction: Menopause can change the musculoskeletal system by reducing estrogen hormone levels. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of regular resistance training accompanied by vitamins D and calcium supplements during pre-menopausal period on muscle tissues of Wistar rats’ postmenopausal period. Methods: In this experimental study...
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Background: Accumulation of amyloid-β (Aß) plaques, primarily in the hippocampus, leads to neuronal death and Alzheimer disease. Exercise and medications can prevent and treat neuronal diseases. This study aimed to determine the effects of aerobic training and donepezil, a medication used in Alzheimer disease, on the improvement of learning and mem...
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Background/objective: One of the problems associated with aging is the development of apoptosis in different tissues. There is evidence that physical activity and herbal remedies can be useful. This study aimed to determine the effect of swimming training (SW) alone or combined with garlic extract on renal and hepatic cells apoptosis, as wellas on...
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Background: Osteoarthritis can impair muscle structure and function. Numerous methods may be helpful for its treatment, i.e., hyaluronic acid, cell therapy, and physical training. Objectives: The present study investigated the independent and combined effect of these three interventions on the quadriceps muscle fiber count in the rat model of knee...
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Maternal immune activation is an environmental risk factor for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression later in life. There is an urgent need to develop therapeutic strategies for treating or preventing psychiatric disorders with developmental origins. There is important information that physical exercise is a w...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the combination effect of exercise training and eugenol supplementation on the hippocampus apoptosis induced by CPF. 64 adult male albino rats were randomly selected and devided into eight groups of eight including: control, exercise (EXE), chlorpyrifos (CPF), Control + Oil (Co + Oil), Control + DMSO (Co + D...
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Purpose Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common type of degenerative joint disease which decreases the quality of life. Sex-determining region Y box 9 (SOX9) and hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF1) are considered as the key regulators of OA. We investigated the effect of combined therapies with mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), ozone (O 3 ) and exercise tr...
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Introduction: Menopause is the natural termination of menstruation, which affects the quality, and important aspects of women life. The aim of this study was to investigate regular resistance training along with vitamins D and calcium intake in the pre-menopausal period on bone mineral density (BMD) in rats. Methods: In this experimental study, the...
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Objective: Physical exercise has different effects on oxidative stress. Oxidative stress influences TLR4 and NFkB gene expression. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of aerobic training and vitamin D on gene expression of TLR4 and NFkB in lung tissue of obese rats exposed to oxygenated water. ung tissue of obese rats exposed to...
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Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of 6 weeks of detraining after 12 weeks of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on the expression of AKT1 and mTORc1 genes in the left ventricle of wistar diabetic rats. Materials and Methods: Twenty-eight wistar male rats were selected as the study sample and were divided in four gr...
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Octopamine (OCT) have an adverse effect on heart function. One of the positive effects of exercise training is improving cardiac function and cardiomyocytes signaling, which along with herbal supplements can have better effects on the heart tissue. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of exercise training and OCT on changes...
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Introduction: Limiting cancer-induced cardiac atrophy is a highly important for improving the survival rates and quality of life in cancer patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of 10 weeks of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on cardiac muscle weight, NF-kB protein expression, and expression of Atrogin-1 and MuRF-1 ge...
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Background: Studies have reported the beneficial effects of exercise, ozone therapy, and stem cell therapy for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Objectives: To reduce the duration of the treatment, we decided to investigate the synergistic effects of Endurance Training (ET), ozone therapy, and mesenchymal stem cell (MSCs) therapy separately or...
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Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) occurs after intense eccentric contractions or after performing unaccustomed exercise. Chamomile and ibuprofen may prevent or attenuate DOMS symptoms. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of simultaneous intake of chamomile and ibuprofen on markers of muscle damage, pain, and inflammation after e...
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This study aims to evaluate the effect of upper- and lower-extremity resistance programs on serum levels of vascular endothelial growth factor, myostatin, endostatin and follistatin in sedentary male students. Our data have revealed that upper- and lower-extremity resistance trainings result in favorable alterations in serum levels of ES, VEGF, FS...
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Background: Increasing use of pesticides is one of the health hazards. Physical activity and medicinal plants appear to be a strategy to mitigate the adverse effects of these substances. Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of resistance training and berberine chloride on apoptosis and oxidative stress markers in the h...
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Background: AD is a neurodegenerative disorder in which there is a gathering of beta-amyloid plaques, primarily in the hippocampus, that lead to neuronal death. Exercise training and botanical medications can play a role in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the effects of...
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Introduction: One of the changes in the movement patterns that can be seen in upper limb swing is the excessive increase in upper limb movement and swing during walking. As temporal parameters such as cadence and speed in stationary and mobile environments can be equally used to determine early fall potentials, Therefore, this study aims to investi...
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It appears that little consistent information is available on medical interventions and the use of appropriate intensity and exercise mode to improve physiological and psychological menopause complications. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of eight weeks of low, moderate and high intensity TRX training on hot flashes, mood, fat perce...
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Background and Objectives: Aerobic training and berberine chloride include antioxidant and anti-inflammatory characteristics. In the current study, simultaneous effects of aerobic training and berberine chloride on plasma glucose, IL-6 and TNF-α were investigated in type 1 diabetic male Wistar rats. Materials and Methods: In this experimental study...
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Objective: Aerobic training and berberine chloride include antioxidant characteristics. In this study, aerobic training and berberine chloride intervention on the activity of antioxidant enzymes and lipid peroxidation of pancreatic tissue was investigated in type 1 diabetic male Wistar rats. Materials and Methods: In the current study, 56 Wistar m...
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Insecticide chlorpyrifos (CPF) with increased oxidative stress, structural destruction, and hemostasis of testicular tissue leads to male infertility. The present study investigated the protective effect of exercise (Exe) and eugenol supplementation (Sup) on CPF-induced testicular spermatogenic disorders in male rats. In this experimental study, 21...
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Background: IGF-1 is an anabolic hormone that is effective in cell metabolism and growth. Flaxseeds contain unsaturated fatty acids and are useful. Previous studies have shown that physical activity and natural substances affect hormonal levels. Thus the present study aimed to investigate the effect of 10 weeks of high intensity interval training (...