Mostafa Zarei

Mostafa Zarei
Shahid Beheshti University | SBU · faculty of Physical Education and sport science

PhD

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PhD of Sport injuries and corrective exercise, Faculty of physical education and sport science, Shahid Beheshti University

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Publications (35)
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ACL injury prevention program, there are two types of instruction including internal focus (IF) and external focus (EF) of attention. According to the literature, using an EF can result in better motor performance and movement technique over time in comparison with an IF of attention. The aim of the current study was to investigate the effect of fo...
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Background Wrestling is considered one of the oldest sports in the world. There is a high rate of injuries in Wrestling. To prevent injuries, it is necessary to identify the risk factors. Despite the functional importance of strength in wrestling, few studies have investigated the relationship between isokinetic strength and the rate of injuries in...
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Background The Verhagen volleyball-specific neuromuscular exercise training (NEMEX) program has already been recommended for preventing ankle sprain recurrences in volleyball players; however, the effect of this proprioceptive balance board training program as a training intervention on improving the functional movement characteristics of these pla...
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Anterior cruciate ligament tears are severe and complex knee injuries that commonly occur in soccer. Prevent injuries enhance performance (PEP) is an exercise-based prevention program to effectively reduce anterior cruciate ligament injuries. It is, however, unclear how the delivery of the program contributes to its effectiveness. Therefore, we aim...
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Background Football is the most popular sport in the world, including in Iran. Muscular injuries has 31 percent of all injuries and due to this injury, 27 percent of athletes couldn’t contribute at sport sessions. Objective To predict selected performance and skill test batteries of severity of injury in Iran premier league football players. Desi...
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Background and Aims One of the most common and dangerous injuries in sports is an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury. Today, despite the ACL injury prevention programs, the prevalence of this injury remains high. Most of the instructions used in injury prevention programs are based on internal focus, while studies have shown that using externa...
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Background The “FIFA 11 + Shoulder” programme has been reported to reduce the incidence of upper extremity injuries among soccer goalkeepers. It has also been recommended for overhead sports. The purpose of this study was therefore to investigate the effect of an 8-week “FIFA 11 + shoulder” (11 + S) programme on shoulder joint position sense (JPS),...
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Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the effect of eight weeks of core stability training on the functional movement screen (FMS) test scores in elite goalball players. Methods: The study sample included 26 elite goalball players. The players were randomized into the two groups of experimental (n=13) and control (n=13). Besides, FMS was used t...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an eight-week 11 + S programme on isokinetic shoulder strength in young male volleyball players. Twenty-eight top-level young male volleyball players were recruited for this study. The players were randomly assigned into intervention (14 players) and control (14 players) groups. The interventi...
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Purpose: Taekwondo is a martial art and contact sport in which the athletes’ goal is to strike the opponent with maximal force. This fact exposes taekwondo practitioners to the permanent risk of injuries. Therefore, the current prospective study aimed to investigate the internal risk factors of lower extremity injuries in the adolescent male taekwo...
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Objective: To assess the effectiveness of the 11+ Kids warm-up programme regarding injury reduction in male high-level children’s football players. Design: Cluster-randomised controlled trial Method: Male youth football teams of Iran’s high-level football schools were invited to participate. Inclusion criteria were: teams are competing in the hig...
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Football is a contact sport with a significant risk of injury. Although proprioception is well studied in rehabilitation, little is known about the association between proprioception and the occurrence of sport injuries. The purpose of this study was to look into the association between ankle and knee proprioception and lower extremity injuries in...
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Background: Validating any screening test to predict and prevent football injuries is in need of identifying related risk factors through prospective designs. In spite of the extensive use of strength testing in football players, there are limited studies investigating the relationship between isokinetic muscle strength and injury risk in young fo...
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Abstract Introduction: In the last decade particular attention has been paid to the proximal part of the kinetic chain in purpose of improving performance and preventing sports injuries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of eight weeks of proximal stability training on dynamic postural control in male parkourers. Methods: 30 men Pro...
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Abstract Purpose: The “11+ Kids” injury prevention programme has shown to reduce injuries and related costs in youth football players under 14 years of age. A major argument to convince coaches to use this exercise-based injury prevention programme, is a potential performance enhancement of the players. Therefore, this study investigated the effec...
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Purpose: Recently, the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and Y Balance Tests are used to assess the key movement patterns, dynamic stability and to identify individuals at high risk of injury. But, there are few studies to assess the relationship between the FMS test and Y Balance Test. This study aimed to assess the relationship between dynamic sta...
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Seventy-three male players (age 17.72±1.29 yrs; height 176.46±5.40 cm; weight =67.88±7.07 kg) from four teams that playing at Tehran Asia vision U21 primer league (18-21 years old) participated in this study. Before entering the season, isometric strength was measured bilaterally at 30°, 60° and 90° knee flexion and isokinetic strength was measured...
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Background: Soccer is the world’s most popular sport, with most players being younger than 18 years. “FIFA 11+ Kids” has been recently introduced to prevent soccer injuries in adolescent players. This program would be more accepted and followed by coaches and players if it were to also promote performance and physical fitness in players. The purpos...
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Background: Soccer is the world's most popular sport, with most players being younger than 18 years. "FIFA 11+ Kids" has been recently introduced to prevent soccer injuries in adolescent players. This program would be more accepted and followed by coaches and players if it were to also promote performance and physical fitness in players. The purpos...
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This study examined the long-term effects of the 11+ on physical performance in adolescent male football (soccer) players. Eighty-two 14- to 16-year-old male football players (11+ = 42 players, control = 40 players) participated. Teams were randomised to control (CON) and intervention (INT) groups. INT applied the 11+ injury prevention programme fo...
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More than half of football players are under 18. The risk of injury to these players is high, but there are few studies in the field of epidemiology and prevention of injuries. Thus, the purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate scientific studies on the prevalence, incidence, mechanism, and prevention of injuries to children and adolescent...
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Background and Aim: During military exercises, lower extremity injuries is very common. However there is a limited data about risk factors and predictors of these types of injuries. The purpose of this study was to predicting lower extremity injury in Iranian army rangers using the functional performance tests. Methods: The population study include...
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Introduction: Recently, FIFA developed injury prevention programme for children's football named "FIFA 11+ Kids". The "FIFA 11+ for Kids" focuses on improving coordination, strengthening the leg and core muscles, optimizing falling techniques. A study has proved that the "FIFA 11+ for Kids" can prevent injury: players who used the programme suffere...
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Objective In recent years, cold water immersion (CWI) following heavy training sessions and matches is commonly used for reducing recovery time. Some studies have investigated the effect of CWI on the performance and physical fitness of athletes. However, there have been no investigations on the effect of cold application on dynamic balance. Theref...
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The aim of this study was to compare high-risk movement patterns of ACL injury in male and female adolescent soccer players during cutting maneuver. A number of adolescents Premier League soccer athletes, including 20 girls and 20 boys participated in the study. Cutting maneuvers on dominant foot were recorded by motion analysis system using six Vi...
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Although the risk of injury in soccer players is high, few studies have been conducted in the field of prevention of these injuries. FIFA 11+ warm-up program is a sport injury prevention program that has recently been extended by FIFA. FIFA 11+ includes 10 exercises for warm-up. Recently, many studies have been conducted on the effectiveness of thi...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of FIFA 11+ Warm-Up Program in reducing the rate of sport injury in young male soccer players. Thirty five teams from youth league of Iran participated in this study. Teams were randomized to an intervention or a control group. Teams in the intervention group performed the +11 at least twice i...
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Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the prediction of injuries in Iranian soldiers with the Functional Movement Screening. Methods: All the subjects were evaluated before the beginning of the trainings. The FMS tests including the deep squat, hurdle step, in-line lunge, shoulder mobility, straight leg raise, trunk stability push-up and r...
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In soccer, home advantage is a very important factor in deter-mining the outcome of a game. The main purpose of this study was to compare the performance and injury incidence rate in home and away games in Iran Premier League. The information about the number of wins and losses, received and scored goals, yellow and red cards in home and away teams...
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Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, but the rate of injury in this sport is high. A limited number of studies on the incidence of injuries in football players of differing ages have been published. The aim of this study was to establish a profile of injury in Iran national junior and youth football players. The team physician r...
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In soccer, home advantage is a very important factor in determining the outcome of a game. The main purpose of this study was to compare the performance and injury incidence rate in home and away games in Iran Premier League. The information about the number of wins, lost, received goals, scored goals, yellow and red cards in home and away teams we...
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The risk of injury in soccer is considerable. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of soccer players' positional role in Iranian premier league on sport injury rates. Videotapes of 125 out of 240 matches of Iranian soccer premier league during the 2006-07 seasons were selected and analyzed by video analysis system and injury informa...

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