Code : 16699      Created Date : Wednesday, July 9, 2014   Update Date : Sunday, September 16, 2018    Visit : 6816

Department of Sports & Exercise Medicine




The Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine includes 9 academic staff in three hospitals: Imam Khomeini, Sina and Shariati.  This department now serves as FIMS (International Federation of Sports Medicine) collaborating center of sports medicine. Also, it has efficient collaborations with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Iranian Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (IASEM).


These services are as the following:

A) Education:

  • Running sports and exercise medicine residency programs;
  • Running sports and exercise medicine in undergraduate levels; and,
  • Conducting public education programs in different fields of sports medicine.

B) Research:

  • Clinical and experimental researches in the fields of sport injuries, spine and sport, sports nutrition, doping, injury prevention etc. (in collaboration with Sports Medicine Research Center - Tehran University of Medical Sciences)

C) Health services:

  • Sports medicine and soft tissue clinics
  • Injury prevention and pre-participation evaluation programs
  • Lifestyle modification programs in general population
  • Professional sport consultations
  • Anti-doping activities


Faculty Members and Research Interests

  • Dr. Ramin Kordi: Spine and Sport, Low Back Pain.
  • Dr. Farzin Halabchi: Foot and Ankle Injuries, Football Medicine, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Dr. Reza Mazaheri: Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Athlete Heart
  • Dr. Tohid Seif Barghi: Doping, Football Medicine, Sports Nutrition
  • Dr. Zahra Alizadeh: Sports Nutrition, Obesity
  • Dr. Maryam Abolhasani: Neurorehabilitation, MS and Exercise, obesity, primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Dr. Pardis Noormohammadpoor: Spine and Sport injuy, Low Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Sonography
  • Dr. Mohamad Pourgharib: Exercise therapy and chronic diseases, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Dr. Maryam Mirshahi: Post operative rehabilitation of spinal surgery, Rehabilitation after sport injury, Foot and Ankle (Podiatry), Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test


Facilities and Equipment

  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation devices( treadmill, cycle ergometer, arm ergometer)
  • Mecano therapy devices, (machines, dumbbells, Therabands, free weights)
  • Electrotherapy devices
  • Power Breath
  • Exercise Test
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test
  • ECG
  • Trampolin
  • Acupuncture
  • Spinal Mouse
  • Surface EMG
  • Musculoskeletal Sonography
  • Posture Assessment devices (Pedoscope)
  • Spirometery
  • PRP Equipments
  • Body composition Assessment (BIA, Calliper)



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