Dr Nader Rahnama

 

Faculty of Physical Education & Sports Sciences

University of Isfahan

 Isfahan

Iran

Phone: 0098 (0) 311-7932196

Fax:      0098 (0) 311-6687572

 Email: nrahnama@fsu.edu

            rahnamanader@yahoo.com

 

Awards

 

Educations

·         Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Research Institute for Sport & Exercise

Sciences, LJMU, UK

·         PhD:         Sport Injuries, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK

·         MPhil:      Sports Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK

·         MSc:        Exercise & Sport Physiology, University of Tehran, Iran

·         BSc:         Physical Education, University of Shahid Bahonar, Kerman, Iran

·         HD:                          Higher Diploma in Persian Language and Literature, Shiraz, Iran

 

Professional Positions

·         Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, USA (2009-present).

·         Director of Research Affairs of University of Isfahan, Iran (2006-2009).

·         Associate Professor in Sports Sciences, University of Isfahan, Iran (2005-2009).

·         Lecturer in Sports Sciences, Green Bank College, Liverpool, United Kingdom (2002-2005).

·         Post Doctoral; Research Fellow, Liverpool John Moores University, UK (2003-2005).

·         PhD Student in Sports Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, UK (1999-2002).

·         Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran (1995-1999).

·         Physical Education Teacher, Ministry of Education, Iran (1988-1995).

Chairing International Scientific Conference/ Scientific Committee/Organising Committee

·         Scientific Committee of the 7th Word Congress on Science and Soccer, Japan, May 2011.

·         Chair of the Cardiovascular Endocrinology Session & Invited Speaker of the BIT’s 1st Annual World Congress of Endobolism with the theme of Revealing a New World from Cells to Glands, Xiamen, China, January, 2011.

·         Scientific Committee of the 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, Antalya, Turkey, June, 2010.

·         Chair of the symposium and Invited Speaker at the 14th Commonwealth International Sports Congress, Delhi, India, September, 2010.   

·         7thInternational Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, Tehran, Iran March 2010.    

·         Scientific Committee of the International Congress on Science and Football, Tehran, Iran, November 2009.

·         Sports Injury Conference, Kerman, Iran, February, 2009.

·         6th International Congress on Sport & PE, Kish, Iran, February 2008.

·         Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports, Nanjing, China, August 2008.  

·         6th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport, University of Calgary, Canada, 3-6 Jun 2007. 

·         International Congress on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Milan, Italy, April 2007.    

·         6th Word Congress on Science and Soccer, Antalya, Turkey, January 2007.

·         5th International Congress on Sport & PE, Tehran, Iran, February 2006.  

·         International Congress on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Turin, Italy, April 2006

·         Congress on PE and Sports Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 2006.        

·         National Sports Sciences Congress, Tabriz, Iran, 2007.

·         International Congress on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Bologna, Italy, April 2005.

·         Chair Scientific Committee of 12th Iranian Researchers Conference in Europe, University of Manchester (UMIST), Manchester, UK, July 2004.  

·         9th European College of Sport Science Conference, France, July 2004

·         5th Word Congress on Science and Soccer, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2003

·         12th Commonwealth International Sport Sciences Congress, Manchester, UK, July 2003.        

·         Keynote Speakers at several international conferences around the world.

Journal’s Editorial Board

1.       Editor of the Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management (English)

2.       International Journal of Sports Sciences and Engineering (English)

3.       World Journal of Sports Sciences (English)

4.       Research on Sport Sciences (Persian)

5.       Olympic (Persian)

6.       Harakat (Sports Medicine) (Persian)

7.       Exercise Physiology and  Metabolism (Persian)

8.       Iranian Journal of Exercise Physiology (Persian)

·         Reviewers for more than 20  major journals (ISI): Journal of Sports Sciences; British Journal of Sports Medicine; Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness; Sports Medicine Review, Ergonomics...

·         Guest editor for an especial issue of the “Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, Suppl. 2, 2004.

Research Interests

·         Sports Injuries

·         Musculo-skeletal Injuries

·         Fatigue

·         EMG

·         Soccer Injuries & Soccer Studies

·         Ergonomic

·         Musculoskeletal Function Assessment

·         Bone disease, Sports & Exercise

Professional Associations

·         American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

·         European College of Sports Sciences (ECSS)

·         Sport Medicine Committee (Sport Science Research Center, Tehran, Iran)

·         Physical Education & Sports Sciences Committee (Ministry of Science, Research & Technology, Iran).

·         Physical Education & Sports Sciences Committee (National Library & Archives of Iran)

Book Chapters

  1. Rahnama, N. and Zareei, M. (2009). Video analysis of football injures at the Asian Cup 2007. In: International Research in Science and Soccer (Chapter 17). Edited by Barry Drust, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams. pp123-131.  New York and.  Oxford: Routledge.
  2. Lees, A., Steward, I., Rahnama, N. and Barton, G. (2009).   Lower limb function in the maximal instep kick in soccer (Chapter 12).  In: Contemporary Sport, leisure and Ergonomics (edited by T. Reilly & G. Atkinson). pp149-160.  New York and Oxford: Routledge.
  3. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Electromyographic analysis of selected muscles during a simulated soccer game (Chapter 77). In: Science and Football V. Edited by Thomas Reilly, Jan Cabri and Duarte Araújo. pp 509-515. London: Routledge.
  4. Rahnama. N. and Manning, L.K. (2004). The mechanisms and characteristics of injuries in English youth-soccer (Chapter 45). In: Science and Football V. Edited by Thomas Reilly, Jan Cabri and Duarte Araújo. pp 302-306. London: Routledge.
  5. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. Lees, A. and Graham-Smith, P. (2003). A comparison of musculoskeletal function in elite and sub-elite English soccer players (Chapter 14). In: Kinanthropometry VIII, edited by Mike Marfell-Jones and Thomas Reilly. pp151-164.London: Routledge.

Published papers in peer-reviewed ISI and International Journals (2002-present)

(F= Full Papers & A= Abstracts)

  1. Rahnama, N., Nouri, R., Rahmaninia, F., Damirchi, A. and Emami, H. (2010). The effects of exercise training on maximum aerobic capacity, rest heart rate, blood pressure and anthropometric variables of postmenopausal women with breast cancer. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 15 ( 2):78-83. (F)
  2. Rahnama, N., Gaeini, A.A. and Kazemi, F. (2010). The effectiveness of two caffeine and taurine-containing energy drinks on indices of maximal cardiorespiratory fitness and blood lactate levels in male athletes. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 15 (3): 127-132. (F)
  3. Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K. and Rahnama, N. (2010). Dominant and non-dominant leg bone mineral density in professional soccer players and non-athlete subjects. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 3 (1): 28-32. (F)
  4. Rahnama, N., Arjmandi, B., Bambaeichi, E., Sharifi, R. and Rahnama, M. (2010). Interaction Effect Of Diurnal Variation And Progressive Exhaustive Exercise On Iga And Cortisol. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 42 (5): S509-510. (A)

 

  1. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N., Arjmandi, B. and Jalali, S. (2010). Effects Of Menstrual Cycle Phases And Incremental Exercise On Blood Lactate And Salivary Cortisol. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 42 (5):S226. (A)
  2. Arjmandi, B., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Khayambashi, K. and Jafarpour, S. (2010). A Comparison Of Bone Mineral Density Values In Professional Female Handball And Futsal Players And Non-athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 42 (5):S495. (A)
  3. Arjmandi, B., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Ryasati. F. (2010). Effects Of Eight Weeks Corrective Exercise On Musculoskeletal Disorders And Abnormalities Among Workers Of Loabiran Industry. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 42 (5):S184. (A)
  4. Rahnama, N., Nuri, R., Rahmaninia, F. and Damirchi, A. (2010). Effects Of Exercise Training On Selected Physiological And Anthropometrical Variables Of Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 42 (5):S184-185. (A)
  5. Tarmah, H., Rahnama, N. and Khayyambashi, K. (2010). Video analysis of causes and mechanisms of the ACL injuries in the Iranian professional soccer players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 3-4. (A)
  6. Rahnama, N. (2010). Talent identification in soccer.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 65. (A)
  7. Haydari, M., Rahnama, N., Khayyambashi, K. and Marandi, M. (2010). Association between bone mass and injuries in professional jumpers. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 5. (A)
  8. Haydari, M., Rahnama, N.,  Khayyambashi, K. and Marandi, M. (2010). Relationship between bone mineral content, bone mineral density and anaerobic power in professional jumpers. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 5. (A)
  9. Zamani, J., Rahnama, N., Khayyambashi, K. and Lenjannezhad, S. (2010). The effects of 8 weeks plyometric training on knee proprioception. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 12. (A)
  10. Bagherian, S. and Rahnama, N. (2010). Epidemiology of injury in professional cyclists. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 4. (A)
  11. Bagherian, S. and Rahnama, N. (2010). Acute injuries in cyclists participated in 3rd international presidency Iran cycling tour . British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 6. (A)
  12. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N., Rezaei, J. and Reisi, J. (2010). Comparison of Injury in Iran national junior and youth football players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 6. (A)
  13. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2010). Comparison of Injury in Iran national junior and youth football players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 15. (A)
  14. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N., and Khani, A. (2010). Blood lactate recovery at different times of the day and menstrual cycle phase. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44( Suppl 1): 21. (A)
  15. Rostami Haji-Abadi, M. and Rahnama, N. (2010). The profile of body abnormalities of bodybuilders.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44( Suppl 1): 34. (A)
  16. Rostami Haji-Abadi, M., Rahnama, N., Sohrabi, M. and Khayyambashi, K. (2010). Validity and reliability of the Persian version of the movement imagery questionnaire 2.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44( Suppl 1): 55. (A)
  17. Nuri, R., Damirchi, A., Rahmani-nia., Rahnama, N. and Emami, H. (2010). Effect of exercise training on bone mineral density in postmeopausal women with breast cancer.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 63. (A)
  18. Barani, A., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2010). Injuries in Iranian elite female volleyball players.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 64. (A)
  19. Barani, A., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2010). Incidence and characteristics of ankle injurires in professional female futsal, basketball, volleyball and handball players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (Suppl 1): 64. (A)
  20. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Daneshjoo, H. (2009). The epidemiology of knee injuries in Iranian male professional soccer players. Sport Sciences for Health, 5:9-14. (F)
  21. Rahnama, N., Younesian, A. and Mohammadion, M. (2009). Effect of 90-min soccer match on lipid profiles in professional players. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 14:335-341. (F)
  22. Rahmani-Nia, F., Hojjati, Z., Rahnama, N. and Soltani, B. (2009). Acute effects of aerobic and resistance exercises on serum leptin and some risk factors of coronary heart disease in obese girls. International Journal of Cardiology, 137:S6. (A)
  23. Kazemi, F. Gaeini, A.A., Kordi, M.R. and Rahnama, N. (2009). The acute effects of two energy drinks on endurance performance in female athlete students. Sport Sciences for Health, 5, 45-50. (F)
  24. Daneshmandi, H. Rahnama, N. and Mehdizadeh, R. (2009). Relationship between Obesity and Flatfoot in High-school Boys and Girls. International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 3: 043-049. (F)
  25. Dabidi-Roshan, V., Rahnama, N., Abdi-Hamzehkolaei, H. and Fallah Mohammadi, Z. (2009). Heat Shock protein responses to eccentric weight or treadmill exercise in active young female. Sport Sciences for Health, 5:73-78. (F)
  26. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Zarei, M. (2009). The comparison of performance and injury incidence rate in home and away games in Iran premier league teams. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2: 89-94. (F)
  27. Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K., Rahnama, N. and Salamat, M. R. (2009). The comparison of bone mineral density in lumbar spines and femoral bone between professional soccer players and non-athlete subjects. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(2): 106-111. (F)
  28. Rahnama, N., Sajjadi, N., Bambaeichi, E. Sadeghipour, H.R., Daneshjoo, H. and Nazaryan, B. (2009). Diurnal variation on the performance of soccer-specific skills. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(1): 27-30. (F)
  29. Nouri, R. Damirchi, A., Rahmaninia, F., Emami, H. and Rahnama, N. (2009). Effect of exercise training on the quality of life in postmenopausal women with breast cancer. Brazilian Journal of Biomotricity, 3: 351-358. (F)
  30. Hojjati, Z., Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N. and Soltani, B. (2009). Leptin, Heart Disease and Exercise. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(1): 13-20. (F)
  31. Sadeghi Pour, H.R., Rahnama, N., Bambaichi E., Soltan Hosseini, M., Naderian, M. and  Abedinzadeh, S. (2009).  Statistics related to doping and type of doping drugs in universal sports. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(3):184-189. (F)
  32. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2009). The effect of soccer players’ positional role in Iran super league on sport injury rates. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2 (1): 60-64. (F)
  33. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Khayambashi, K. and Jafarpour, S. (2009). A comparison of BMD values in upper body, dominant leg, and non- dominant leg in professional female handball and futsal players and non-athletes. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(4): 205-209. (F)
  34. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Sadeghipour, H.R. (2009). Talent identification in professional soccer players according to their birth date. World Journal of Sport Sciences, 2(4): 231-235. (F)
  35. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N. and Sadeghipour, HR. (2009). Influence of diurnal variation on performance and selected physiological factors in adolescence boy swimmers.  Journal of Sports Sciences, 27, S2. (A)
  36. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Sadeghipour, HR. (2009). Incidence, type and mechanism of injuries in Iranian professional judokas.  Journal of Sports Sciences, 27, S25. (A) 
  37. Less, A., Steward, I., Rahnama, N. and Barton, G. (2009). Understanding lower limb function in the maximal instep kick in soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27, S20-21. (A)
  38. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. Sadeghipour, H.R., Faraji, A. R. and Roshani S. (2010). Comparison of injuries between Iranian amateur & professional judokas. World Journal of Sport Sciences, (In press). (F)
  39. Dabidi-Roshan, V., Rahnama, N., Barzegarzadeh, H. and Fallah Mohammadi, Z. (2010). Effect of the short-term glutamine supplementation on exhaustive exercise-induced changes in immune system of active boys. Sport Sciences for Health, (In press). (F)
  40. Gaeini, A., Rahnama, N. and Dabidi Roshan, V. (2008). The effect of continuous training on C-reactive protein of wistar14848 rats. Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio Per Le Scienze Mediche, 167:221-229. (F)
  41. Gaeini, A., Rahnama, N., Kordi, M.R. and Khaledi, N. (2008). The relationship between vLTP and vVO2max during an incremental test to exhaustion in professional endurance runners. Sport Sciences for Health, 3: 53-56.  (F)
  42. Sheikholeslami-Vatani, D., Gaeini, A. and Rahnama, N. (2008). Effect of acute and prolonged sprint training and a detraining period on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant response in rats. Sport Sciences for Health, 3: 57-64. (F) 
  43. Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N. and Garazhian, Y. (2008). The comparative effects of oral creatine supplementation and high protein on muscular strength and body composition. International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 2: 223-231. (F)
  44. Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2008). Prevalence of overweight and underweight among Iranian high-school students. International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 2: 101-107. (F)
  45. Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N., Hojjati, Z. and Soltani, B. (2008). Acute effects of aerobic and resistance exercises on serum leptin and risk factors for coronary heart disease in obese females. Sport Sciences for Health, 2: 118-124.  (F)
  46. Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N. and Masoumi, S. (2007). The effects of physical exercise on soluble transferrin receptor and other indicators of iron status in female taekwondoist. International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 1: 189-195. (F)
  47. Gharakhanlou, R., Afzalpour, M.E., Gaeini, A.A. and Rahnama, N. (2007). Effects of aerobic exercises on the serum paraoxonase 1/arylesterase activity and lipid profile in non-active healthy men. International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 1: 105-113. (F)
  48. Rahnama, N., Gaeini, A.A. and Hamedinia, M.R. (2007). Oxidative stress responses in physical education students during 8 weeks aerobic training. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 47:119-123. (F)
  49. Rahnama, N. Naderian, M, Ebrahimi E. and Bambaeichi E.  (2007). Incidence of injury between guest and host football teams. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 6(supplementary 10): 24. (A)
  50. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E.  and Sadeghipour, H.R. (2007). Home advantage in Asian football leagues. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 6(supplementary 10): 209. (A)
  51. Sajjadi, N. and Rahnama, N. (2007). Analysis of goals in 2006 FIFA World Cup. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 6(supplementary 10): 3. (A)
  52. Gaeini, A.A., Faramarzi, M. and Rahnama, N. (2007). Effects of high intensity intermittent exercise and carbohydrate supplementation on variations of specific biochemical markers of myocardial muscle (cTnI, CK-MB) in soccer players. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 6(supplementary 10): 37. (A)
  53. Gaeini, A.A., Rahnama, N. and Hamedinia, M.R. (2006). Effects of vitamin E supplementation on oxidative stress at rest and after exercise to exhaustion in athletic students. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 46:458-461. (F)
  54. Rahnama, N., Lees, A. and Reilly, T.  (2006). Electromyography of selected lower-limb muscles during fatigue induced by the exercise intensity of soccer.  Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 16, 257-263. (F)
  55. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and MacLaren, D.P.M. (2006). Reproductive hormonal profiles of sprint-trained, endurance-trained and untrained males. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 6, 643-644. (F)
  56. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Reilly, T. (2006). The effects of middle-distance training on the female reproductive system. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 6, 644, 645. (A)
  57. Rahnama, N., Rahmani-nia, F. and Ebrahim, K. (2006). Effects of selected physical activity modes on delayed onset muscle soreness. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 6, 645-646. (A)
  58. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2006). A comparison of muscle strength and flexibility between the preferred and non-preferred leg in English soccer player. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 6, 646-647. (A)
  59. Alizadeh, M.H., Rahnama, N. and Vahedizadeh, M. (2006). Mortality and underlying causes of death of former Iranian world-class athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 6, 619-620. (A)
  60. Rahnama, N., Lees, A. and Barton, G. (2005). The error in kinetic data for the maximal soccer instep kick associated with standing calibration, Journal of Sports Sciences, 23, 110. (A)
  61. Lees, A., Rahnama, N. and Barton, G. (2005). The stability and between-day reliability of kinetic data for the maximal soccer instep kick associated with standing calibration, Journal of Sports Sciences, 23,110-111. (A)
  62. Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2005). Comparison of testosterone, progesterone and oestradiol concentration between sprint runners, endurance runners and untrained males, Journal of Sports Sciences, 23, 187-188. (A)
  63. Rahnama, N., Lees, A. and Bamabaeici, E. (2005). Muscle strength and flexibility of preferred and non-preferred legs in English soccer players, Ergonomics, 15; 48(11-14):1568-1575. (F)
  64. Rahnama, N. Rahmani-nia, F. and Ebrahim, K. (2005).  Isolated and combined effects of selected physical activity and ibuprofen on delayed onset muscle soreness. Journal of Sports Sciences, 23, 843-850. (F)
  65. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). An analysis of injury risk in the Manchester united team when playing at home and away. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 9 (4) 773-776. (F)
  66. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Does muscle performance changes during a soccer game? Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 113-116. (F)
  67. Rahnama. N., Bambaeichi, E. and Reilly, T. (2004). Effects of training on estrodiol, progesterone, luteinzing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone in female. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 117-120. (F)
  68. Rahnama. N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2004). Chronic effects of exercise on male reproductive hormone profiles. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 121-124. (F)
  69. Rahmani-Nia, F. and Rahnama, N. (2004). Is there a relationship between the height-weight table, standard formulae and body composition assessment in the estimation of optimal body weight? Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 105-108. (F)
  70. Rahmani-Nia, F. Rahnama, N. and Ebrahim, K. (2004). Effects of warm-up on delayed onset muscle soreness. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 109-112. (F)
  71. Mohebi, H., Rahnama, N., Rahmani-Nia and Gaderi, M. (2004). Can we predict cardiovascular risk factors in women? Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 93-96. (F)
  72. Alizadeh, M.H., Rahnama, N. and Vahedizadeh, H. (2004). A study of the death causes of former Iranian world-class athletes. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 77-80. (F)
  73. Alizadeh, M.H., Farokhi, A., Yasrebi, M.A. and Rahnama, N. (2004). Relationship of thoracic Kyphosis deformity to depression, anxiety, aggression and introversion. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 73-76. (F)
  74. Younesian, A., Mohammadion, M. and Rahnama, N. (2004). Haematology of professional soccer players before and after 90 min match. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 133-136. (F)
  75. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. and Graham-Smith, P. (2004). Muscle fatigue induced by exercise simulating the work rate of competitive soccer. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 34, 7, 412. (A)
  76. Rahnama. N. and Manning, L.K. (2004). The mechanisms and characteristics of injuries in English youth-soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 22, 590. (A)
  77. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Electromyographic analysis of selected muscles during a simulated soccer game. Journal of Sports Sciences, 22, 498. (A)
  78. Alizadeh, M.H., Rahnama, N. and Sharifiyan, E. (2004). The relationship between the length of hamstring muscles and lumbar curvature of athletes and non-athletes. Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters, 2, suppl. 2, 17-18. (A)
  79. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. and Graham-Smith, P. (2003). Muscle fatigue induced by exercise simulating the work rate of competitive soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 21, 933-942. (F)
  80. Rahnama, N., Lees, A. and Reilly, T. (2003). A computerised notation and analysis system in soccer. International Journal of Computer Sciences in Sports, 2, 133-135. (F)
  81. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Muscle fatigue during simulated soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 21, 248-249. (A)
  82. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Comparison of muscle strength in elite and sub-elite English soccer players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 21, 249-250. (A)
  83. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T., Lees, A. and Graham-Smith, P. (2002). A critical incident analysis of injury risk in competitive soccer play. Physical Therapy in Sport, 3: 44-45. (A)
  84. Rahnama N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002).  Injury risk associated with playing actions during competitive soccer. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 36: 354-359. (F)
  85. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). A novel computerised notation and analysis system for assessment of injury and injury risk in football. Physical Therapy in Sport, 3/4, 183-190. (F)

Published Papers in Persian Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N. and Barani, A. (2010). Sport injuries in the different phases of menstrual cycle in female athletes. Journal of Isfahan Medical School, 28 (106):143-148.
  2. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Taghian, F., Nazarian, AB. and Abd Elahi, M. (2010). Effects of 8 weeks regular corrective exercise on spinal columns deformities in girl students.  Journal of Isfahan Medical School, 27 (101): 676-686.
  3. Mousavi, F., Khayyam Bashi, K., and Rahnama, N. (2010). The effect of futsal on area and bone mineral content in female. Olympic, 18 (2, 50):53-60.
  4. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Sadeghipour, H., Daneshjoo, H. and Nazarian, A.B. (2010).Views of Iranian physiotherapists on the psychological skill using in their rehabilitation programs of sports injuries. Olympic, 18(1, 49): 9-30. 
  5. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2010). Head injuries in Iranian premier league soccer players. Research on Sport Sciences, 6 (24): 61-72.
  6. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Ryasati, F. (2010). The effect of eight weeks corrective exercise on musculoskeletal disorders among workers of Loabiran industry with ergonomic intervention. Journal of Isfahan Medical School, 28 (108), 316-326.
  7. Barani, A., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. (2010). Mechanism and incidence of sport injuries in premier female handball league. Research on Sport Sciences, 6 (24): 49-60.
  8. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Sadeghipour, HR. and Nazarian, AB. (2010). Pre-competition habits and injuries in soccer players. Research on Sport Sciences, 6(24): 73-84.
  9. Hojjati, Z., Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N., and Soltani, B. (2010). Effect of resistance training on serum leptin and some dependent factors to coronary heart disease in obese girls. Research on Sport Sciences, 6(24): 25-46.
  10. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Taghyan, F. and Abarghoei, M. (2010). The epidemiological and etiological study of female futsal players in Isfahan league. Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology, 5(10): 49-57.
  11. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2009). Comparison of football injures at home and away games. Research on Sport Sciences, 6 (23): 13-23.
  12. Barani, A., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. (2009). Incidence and mechanisms of injury in female basketball players. Research on Sport Sciences, 6 (23):59-68. 
  13. Rahnama, N., Sadeghipour, HR, Jafari, A. and Rahnama, A. (2010). Violence in Iranian professional soccer League. Research on Sport Sciences (In press).
  14. Zareei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2009). The effect of a positional role of soccer players in Iranian premier league on the sport injuries rates. Harakat, 39, 65-78.
  15. Mousavi, F., KhayyamBashi, Kh., Salamat, M.R and Rahnama, N. (2009). The comparison of bone mineral density in upper and lower body between professional female futsal players and non-athletes. Journal of Isfahan Medical School, 27 (92): 1-8.
  16. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2009). Comparison of soccer injures at Asian cup and European cup. Sports Medicine (Harakat),1Summer, 37-54.
  17. Barani, A., Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2009). Lower extremity injuries in primer league female futsal players. Olympic, 17 (3, 47): 29-38.
  18. Jafari, A., Rahnama, N. and Sharifi, G.R. (2009). The rate, type, site and causes of injuries in athletes participating in strongest men competition in Iran. Research on Sport Sciences, 6 (22): 125-138.
  19. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Sadeghipour, H.R., Soltanhosseini, M. and Abedinzadeh, S. (2009). The epidemiology of doping and type of doping substances in world Sports. Harakat, 39, 145-160.
  20. Zareei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2009). Video analysis of footballers injures participated at Asian cup 2007. Olympic, 17 (2, 46), 91-101.
  21. Zareei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2009). Video analysis of injuries in Iran premier league soccer players. Harakat, 38, 161-179.
  22. Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K., Rahnama, N., Salamat, M.R. (2009).Comparison of bone mineral density in dominant and non-dominant leg between soccer players and non-athlete students. Olympic, 16 (2, 42), 109-116.
  23. Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K., Rahnama, N., Salamat, M.R. (2009). A comparison of bone mineral density in lumbar spine and femoral bone between professional soccer players and non-athlete subjects. Harakat, 38, 49-63.
  24. Mousavi, F., Rahnama, N., Khaymabashi, K. and Salamat, M.R. (2009). Comparison of bone mineral density in dominant and non-dominant leg between professional female futsal players and non-athletes. Research on Sport Sciences, 5 (21), 145-157.
  25. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Daneshjoo, H. (2009). Incidence and causes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in Iranian male professional soccer players. Olympic, 16 (4, 44), 7-15.
  26. Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2008). A computerised notation and analysis system for assessment of injury and injury  risk in football. Research on Sport Science, 6 (19), 13-24.
  27. Hojjati, Z., Rahmaninia, F., Rahnama, N., Soltani, B. (2008). Leptin, heart disease and exercise. Journal of Movement Science and Sports 6 (11): 65-77.
  28. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Daneshjoo, H. (2008). The epidemiology of knee injuries in Iranian male professional soccer players. Harakat,   36, 5-21.
  29. Hojjati, Z., Rahmaninia, F., Soltani, B. and Rahnama, N. (2008). Acute effects of aerobic and resistance exercise on serum leptin and some risk factors of coronary heart disease in obese girls. Olympic, 16 (2, 42), 7-17.  
  30. Haydarnia, E., Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2008). Investigation the effect of, and the interaction between, the diurnal and circamenstrual variation on cardiorespiratory system.  Olympic, 3 (3, 43), 105-125.
  31. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnam, N., Naderian Jahromi, M. and Ebrahimi Karami, E. (2008). The relationship between player position and injury in soccer. Harakat, 35, 89-98.
  32. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Sadeghipour, H.R. (2008). Influence of diurnal variation on performance and selected physiological factors in adolescence boy swimmers. Journal of Movement Science and Sports, 6 (12), 67-76.
  33. Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2008). Musculoskeletal assessment in soccer: A review. Journal of Movement Science and Sports, 5 (1, Special Issue), 13-24.
  34. Rahnama, N., Namazizadeh,. M., Bambaeichi, E., Sadeghipour, HR. and Taghavi Halgh A.A.GH (2008). Incidence, type and mechanism of injuries in boy adolescence participating in taekwondo competitions.  Olympic, 15 (4, 40): 115-124.
  35. Garazhian, Y., Rahmaninia, F. and Rahnama, N. (2008). The comparative effects of oral creatine supplementation and high protein on muscular strength and body composition. Olympic, 15 (4, 40), 73-83.
  36. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Nazarian, A. B. and Daneshjou, A. H. (2007). Incidence and causes of acute injuries in collegiate soccer players. Olympic, 15 (2, 38): 39-47.
  37. Garazhian, Y., Rahmaninia, F. and Rahnama, N. (2007). The effect of creatine monohydrate ingestion with resistance exercise on muscular strength and body composition in male athletes. Research on Sport Sciences, 4 (16), 25-40.
  38. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. Sadeghipour, H.R., Faraji, A. ans Roshani, S. (2007). The comparative study of rate, type and mechanism of injuries between Iranian professional and Amateur Judokas. Research on Sport Sciences, 4 (16), 139-156.
  39. Rahnama, N., Sadeghipour, H. R. and Bambaeichi, E. (2007). Comparison of Iranian football professional performance at home and away games. Olympic, 14 (4, 36): 39-45.
  40. Rahnama, N., Naderian, M., Bambaeichi, E. and Ebrahimi Karammi, E. (2007). Incidence of injury between guest and host football teams. Olympic, 14 (4, 36): 91-97.
  41. Rahnama, N., Sadeghipour, H. R., Bambaeichi, E. and Khayambashi, K. (2006). Home advantage in the Asian football leagues. Olympic, 14 (3, 35): 81-87.

Scientific Presentation at International Conferences

  1. Rahnama, N., Arjmandi, B., Bambaeichi, E., Sharifi, R. and Rahnama, M. (2010). Interaction Effect Of Diurnal Variation And Progressive Exhaustive Exercise On Iga And Cortisol. The World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine 57th Annual Meeting, June 1-5, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  2. Rahnama, N., Nuri, R., Rahmaninia, F. and Damirchi, A. (2010). Effects Of Exercise Training On Selected Physiological And Anthropometrical Variables Of Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer. The World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine 57th Annual Meeting, June 1-5, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  3. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N., Arjmandi, B. and Jalali, S. (2010). Effects Of Menstrual Cycle Phases And Incremental Exercise On Blood Lactate And Salivary Cortisol. The World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine 57th Annual Meeting, June 1-5, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  4. Arjmandi, B., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Khayambashi, K. and Jafarpour, S. (2010). A Comparison Of Bone Mineral Density Values In Professional Female Handball And Futsal Players And Non-athletes. The World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine 57th Annual Meeting, June 1-5, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  5. Arjmandi, B., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Ryasati. F. (2010). Effects Of Eight Weeks Corrective Exercise On Musculoskeletal Disorders And Abnormalities Among Workers Of Loabiran Industry. The World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine 57th Annual Meeting, June 1-5, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  6. Nazarian, A.B., Rahnama, N., Batavani, MR. (2010). Incidence and mechanism of injuries in Iranian professional men Taekwondo players. 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26 June, Antalya, Turkey.
  7. Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K. and Rahnama, N. (2010). Dominant and non-dominant leg bone mineral density in professional soccer players and non-athlete subjects. 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26 June, Antalya, Turkey.
  8. Batavani, M.R., Rahnama, N. and Nazarian, A.B. (2010). Incidence and mechanism of acute injuries in Iranian Professional Men and Women Karate players. 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26 June, Antalya, Turkey.
  9. Ghafoorian, M., Banitalebi, E., Faramarzi, M. and Rahnama, N. (2010). The comparison of incidence, causes and consequences of injuries between Elite and Amateur women Tekwondo players. 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26 June, Antalya, Turkey.
  10. Zarei, M. Rahnama, N. (2010). Profile Of Injury In Iran National Junior And Youth Football Players. 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26 June, Antalya, Turkey.
  11. Zarei, M., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2010). Comparison Of Performance And Injuries Incidences Rate At Home And Away Games In Iranian Premier League Teams. 15th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), 23-26 June, Antalya, Turkey.
  12. Garazhian, Y., Rahmaninia, F., Rahnama, N. and Sayvand, Z. (2010). Effects of creatine monohydrate ingestion with resistance exercise on muscle strength and body composition in male athletes. 7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  13. Balali, M., Rahnama, N., Alizadeh, MH, Esmaeili, M and Khajeh Salehani, M. (2010). Video analysis of injury in professional basketball players. 7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  14. Arbabzadeh, S., Rahnama, N. and Namazizadeh, M. (2010). Effects of yoga on selected physical fitness factors in MS patients. 7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  15. Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K., Rahnama, N. and Marandi, M. (2010). Comparison of BMD and BMC in professional football players and non-athletes. 7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  16. Banisharifi, M., Ryasati. F. and Rahnama, N. (2010). Effects of 8 weeks corrective exercise on musculoskeletal abnormalities among workers of Loabiran industry with ergonomic intervention. (2010). 7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  17. Delshad, A., Keshvari, A., Gharekhanlou, R. and Rahnama, N. (2010). Comparison of physical fitness profile of fire fighters and its relationship with their performance.  7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  18. Nazarian, A.B., Rahnama, N., Sadeghipour, HR. and Daneshjoo, H. (2010). Study factors which influences Iranian referees judgments in soccer league. 7th International Conference on Physical Education & sport Science, 2-3 March, Tehran, Iran.
  19. Alizadeh, MH., Momeni, A., Rahnama, N. and Zareei, M. (2009). Handball injuries during Asian men’s championship 2008. 6th European Sports Medicine Congress, 14-18 October, Antalya, Turkey.
  20. Rahnama, N. and Zareei, M. (2009). Comparison of injury at European and Asian Cups. 3rd National Congress of Football and Science, 9-11 January, Antalya, Turkey.
  21. Rahnama, N. (2009). Advancement of sports sciences in Iran. Cutting Edge of Sports Sciences, 8 January, Ankara, Turkey.
  22. Abargueinejad, M. and Rahnama, N. (2009). The epidemiological and etiological study of female futsal player’s injury in Isfahan league-Season 2006. International Congress on Science and Football, 1-3 November, Tehran, Iran.
  23. Khani, A., Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2009). Interaction effect of diurnal variation and menstrual cycle on lactate recovery after a maximal exercise. International Scientific Conference, Physical Education and Sport in research and Aging and Physical Activity, 10-12 September, Rydzyna, Poland.
  24. Rahnama, N., Zareei, M. and Rajabi, R. (2008).Video analysis of football injures at Asian cup 2007. 1st World Conference on Science and Soccer, 15-16 May, Liverpool, UK.
  25. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Sadeghipour, H. (2008). Influence of diurnal variation on performance and selected physiological factors in adolescence boy swimmers. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  26. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E., Sadegipour, H. and Momeni, A. (2008). Incidence, type and mechanism of injuries in Iranian professional handball players. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  27. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Sadegipour, H. (2008). Talent identification in professional soccer players according to their birth date. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  28. Faramarzi, M., Gharakhanlou, R. and Rahnama. N. (2008). The physiological, anthropometrical and performance characteristics of Iranian elite soccer players. 1st World Conference on Science and Soccer, 15-16 May, Liverpool, UK.
  29. Faramarzi, M., Rahnama, N. and Shirvani, H. (2008). The effects of 90 minute soccer-specific intermittent exercise protocol on immune responses of youth soccer players. 1st World Conference on Science and Soccer, 15-16 May, Liverpool, UK.
  30. Gaeini, A.A., Faramarzi, M. and Rahnama, N. (2008). The effect of three bouts of 90 minutes soccer-specific intermittent exercise protocol and carbohydrate supplementation on muscle damage biomarkers of soccer players. 1st World Conference on Science and Soccer, 15-16 May, Liverpool, UK.
  31. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N. and Heidarnia, E. (2008). Interaction effects of circadian rhythm and menstrual cycle on cardiorespiretory functions. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  32. Gaeini, A.A., Rahnama, N. and Naimi, A. (2008). Effects of two energy drinks on endurance performance and blood lactate changes in male athlete students. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  33. Rahnama, N., Khayyam Bashi, KH. and Mousavi, F. (2008).Comparison of area and bone mineral content between female professional futsal players and non-athletes. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  34. Faramarzi, M., Gaeini, A.A. and Rahnama. N. (2008). The effects of carbohydrate supplementation on immune cell responses to three bouts of 90 minute soccer-specific intermittent exercise protocol. Joint Pre-Olympic Congress on Sports Science and Sports Engineering. 5-7 August, Nanjing, China.
  35. Ghaforian, M., Rahnama, N., Kargarfard, M. and Banitalebi, E. (2008). A preliminary assessment of team sports athletics awareness of injury prevention strategies. The 15th Balkan Sports Medicine Congress, 1-4 October, Bucharest, Romania.
  36. Zareei, M., Rahnama, N. and Rajabi, R. (2008). Injuries at Asian football games. 6th International Congress in Physical Education and Sports Sciences, 4-6th March, Kish, Iran.
  37. Heidarnia, E., Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2008). Effects of time of day on cardiorespiretory functions. 6th International Congress in Physical Education and Sports Sciences, 4-6th March, Kish, Iran.
  38. Hojjati, Z., Rahmani – Nia, F., Rahnama, N., Soltani, B. (2008). Effect of resistance training on Leptin. 6th International Congress in Physical Education and Sports Sciences, 4-6th March, Kish, Iran.
  39. Rahnama, N. (2007). A new computer system in analysing sport injury. 6th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport, June 3-6, Calgary, Canada.
  40. Rahnama, N. (2007). Injury risk in soccer. 12th International Congress on Sport Rehabilitation and Traumatology, 14-15, Milan, Italy.
  41. Rahnama, N., Barani, A. and Bambaeichi, E. (2007). The incidence of knee injuries in soccer players. 12th International Congress on Sport Rehabilitation and Traumatology, 14-15, Milan, Italy.          
  42. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N. and Daneshjoo, H. (2007). Epidemiology of knee injuries of Iranian professional soccer players. 12th International Congress on Sport Rehabilitation and Traumatology, 14-15, Milan, Italy.       
  43. Rahnama, N. et al. (2007). Incidence of injury between guest and home football teams. 6th World Congress on Science & Football, January 16-20, Anatolia, Turkey.
  44. Sajjadi, N. and Rahnama, N. (2007). The FIFA World Cup 2006: An analysis of Goals. 6th World Congress on Science & Football, January 16-20, Anatolia, Turkey.
  45. Gaeini, AA., M. Faramarzi and Rahnama, N. (2007). Effects of high intensity intermittent exercise and carbohydrate supplementation on variations of specific biochemical markers of myocardial muscle (cTnI, CK-MB) in soccer players. 6th World Congress on Science & Football, January 16-20, Anatolia, Turkey.
  46. Rahnama, N. et al. (2007). Home advantage in the Asian Football Leagues. 6th World Congress on Science & Football, January 16-20, Anatolia, Turkey.
  47. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N., Nazarian, A. and Daneshjoo, H. (2007). The effect of time of day on the performance skills and some physical fitness in soccer players. Sixth International Conference on Sport, leisure and Ergonomics, 14-16 November, Liverpool, UK.
  48. Bambaeichi, E., Rahnama, N., and Sadeghipour, H.R. (2007). Influence of diurnal variation on performance and selected physiological factors in adolescence boy swimmers. Sixth International Conference on Sport, leisure and Ergonomics, 14-16 November, Liverpool, UK.
  49. Lees, A., Steward, I., Rahnama, N. and Barton, G. (2007). Understanding lower limb function in the maximal instep kick in soccer. Sixth International Conference on Sport, leisure and Ergonomics, 14-16 November, Liverpool, UK.
  50. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Sadeghipour, H.R. (2007). Incidence, type and mechanisms of injuries in Iranian professional judokas. Sixth International Conference on Sport, leisure and Ergonomics, 14-16 November, Liverpool, UK.
  51. Younesian, A., Kalalian-Moghaddam, H.,  Mohammadion, M. and Rahnama, N. (2007). The effect of exercise training in water on depression and thyroid hormone in male students. 12th European Congress of Sport Psychology / 4-9 September, Greece.
  52. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Taghavi, A.G. (2007). Injury rate, type and mechanisms of injuries in boy adolescence participating in taekwondo competition. 3rd International Congress “People, Sport and Health”, 19-21 April, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
  53. Rahnama N. (2006). ). Fatigue and football. 5th International Congress on Sports and Physical Education, February, Tehran, Iran.
  54. Rahnama N, T. Reilly & A. Lees (2005). Musculoskeletal profile of English soccer player. International Congress on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, 2005, April 9th-11th, Blognia, Italy.              
  55. Younesian, A., Mohammadion, M. and Rahnama, N. (2005). Effect of 90-min soccer match on lipid profiles in professional players. Scientific Meeting of the Physiological Society, December 17 th -20 th, King's College London.
  56. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). A computerised notation analysis of injury. 9th Annual Congress of the ECSS, July 3rd -6th, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
  57. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Effects of fatigue on intrinsic risk factors in English soccer players. International congress on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, April 24th - 25th, Milano, Italy.   
  58. Rahnama, N., and Lees, A. (2004). The error in kinetic data for the maximal soccer instep kick associated with standing calibration. British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences Conference, September, Liverpool, UK.     
  59. Lees, A. and Rahnama, N. (2004). The stability and between-day reliability of kinetic data for the maximal soccer instep kick associated with standing calibration British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences Conference, September, Liverpool, UK.                               
  60. Bambaeichi, E. and Rahnama, N. (2004). Comparison of testosterone, progesterone and oestradiol concentration between sprint runners, endurance runners and untrained males. British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences Conference, September, Liverpool, UK.
  61. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Soccer and muscle strength. 4th International congress on Physical Education and Sports Science, February 17 th -19 th, Tehran, Iran.  
  62. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Injury risk in English soccer players. 4th International congress on Physical Education and Sports Science, February 17 th -19 th, Tehran, Iran.      
  63. Alizadeh, M.H., Rahnama, N. and Sharifiyan, E. (2004). The relationship between the length of hamstring muscles and lumbar curvature of athletes and non-athletes. Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  64. Alizadeh, M.H.,  Farokhi, A., Yasrebi, M.A.  and Rahnama, N. (2004). Relationship of thoracic kyphosis deformity to depression, anxiety, aggression and introversion. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  65. Alizadeh, M.H.,  Rahnama, N. and Vahedizadeh, M. (2004). A study on the death causes of former Iranian world class athletes. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  66. Mohebbi, H., Rahnama, N., Rahmani-Nia, F. and Gaderi, M. (2004).Can we predict cardiovascular risk factors in women. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  67. Rahmani-Nia, F. and Rahnama, N. (2004). Is there a relationship between the height-weight table, standard formulae and body compostion assessment in the estimation of optimal body weight? 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  68. Rahmani-Nia, F., Rahnama, N. and Ebrahim, K. (2004). Effects of warm-up on delayed onset muscle soreness. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  69. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2004). Does muscle performance changes during a soccer game. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  70. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Reilly, T. (2004).  Effects of training on estrodiol, progestrone, luteinzing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone in female. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  71. Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, B. (2004). Chronic effects of exercise on male reproductive hormone profiles. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  72. Younesian, A., Mohammadion, M. and Rahnama, N. (2004). Haemathology of professional soccer players before and after 90min match. 12th Iranian Research Conference in Europe, July, Manchester, UK.
  73. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Effects of fatigue on muscle function. 5th World Congress on Science and Football. April 11th -15 th, Lisbon, Portugal.
  74. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Electromyographic analysis of selected muscles during a simulated soccer game. 5th World Congress on Science and Football. April 11th -15th, Lisbon, Portugal.
  75. Rahnama. N. and Manning, L.K. (2003). The mechanisms and characteristics of injuries in English youth-soccer. 5th World Congress on Science and Football. April 11th -15 th, Lisbon, Portugal.              
  76. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). A novel computerised notation and analysis system for assessment of injury and injury risk in football. 1st Meeting of Complex Systems and Sport & 4th International Conference of Computer Science in Sport. May 14th -17 th, Barcelona, Spain.               
  77. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Muscle strength and flexibility of preferred and non-preferred legs in different position of soccer players. 5th International Conference on Sport Leisure and Ergonomics, November 19th -21st, Burton Manor, Wirral,UK.           
  78. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Muscle strength decline as a result of soccer play? 5th Regional Seminar on Current Issues in Sports Injury Surgery and Rehabilitation, December 18th, Liverpool, UK.          
  79. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Reilly, T. (2003). The effects of middle-distance training on the female reproductive system. 5th International Conference on Sport Leisure and Ergonomics, November 19th -21st, Burton Manor, Wirral, UK.
  80. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and MacLaren, D. (2003). Reproductive hormonal profiles of sprint-trained, endurance-trained and untrained males. 5th International Conference on Sport Leisure and Ergonomics, November 19th -21st, Burton Manor, Wirral, UK.
  81. Rahnama, N., Rahmani-nia, F. and Ebrahim, K. (2003).  Effects of selected physical activity on delayed onset muscle soreness. 5th International Conference on Sport Leisure and Ergonomics, November 19th -21st, Burton Manor, Wirral, UK.
  82. Alizadeh, M.H., Rahnama, N. and Vahedizadeh, H. (2003). Mortality and underlying causes of death of former Iranian world class athletes. 5th International Conference on Sport Leisure and Ergonomics, November 19th -21st, Burton Manor, Wirral, UK.                
  83. Younesian, A., Rahnama, N. and Rezvani, M.H. (2003). Variation in intelligence quotient score of elite Iranian athletes involved in different sporting activities. 5th International Conference on Sport Leisure and Ergonomics, November 19th -21st, Burton Manor, Wirral, UK.
  84. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). Musculoskeletal comparison of elite and sub-elite English soccer players. 12th Commonwealth International Sport conference, 19-23 July 2002, Manchester, United Kingdom.
  85. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). Muscle fatigue during simulated soccer. 12th Commonwealth International Sport conference, 19-23 July 2002, Manchester, United Kingdom.
  86. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). A critical incident analysis of injury risk in competitive soccer. 3rd International congress on Physical Education and Sports Science, February 26-28 Tehran, Iran.          
  87. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). Electromyographic analysis of selected muscles during a simulated soccer game. IV World Biomechanics Congress, Calgary, Canada.     
  88. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). Home and away influences on Manchester united. International Scientific Football conference 17-19 May, Salamanca, Spain.
  89. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). Assessment of muscle strength in elite and sub-elite soccer player. International Football and Sports Medicine conference, 22-24 March, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  90. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2002). Analysis of analysis of injury in soccer. 3rd International congress on Physical Education and Sports Science, 26-28 February, Tehran, Iran.
  91. Rahnama, N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2001). Critical incident analysis of injury risk in competitive soccer. International Sports Medicine Conference, 29-29 September, Dublin, Ireland.
  92. Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and MacLaren, D. (2001). Comparison of productive hormones between sprints trained, endurance trained and sedentary males. 6th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 24-28 July, Cologne, Germany.

Scientific Presentation at National Conferences

  1. Barani, A., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2009). Comparison of injuries in different phases of menstrual cycles in athlete females.1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  2. Momenizadeh, Z, Momeeni, A., Alizadeh, H. and Rahnama, N. (2009). Handball injuries at Asian cup 2008. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  3. Sadeghipour, H.R., Rahnama, N. and Daneshjoo, H. (2009). Iranian physiotherapists view on application of psychological skills on rehabilitation programme of injuries athletes. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  4. Zareei, M., Momeeni, A. and Rahnama, N. (2009). Comparison of injury at Asian and European Cups. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  5. Jafari, A., Rahnama, N. and Sharifi, G.R. (2009). The rate, type, site and causes of injuries in athletes participating in strongest men competition in Iran. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  6. Jafarpour, S., Rahnama, N., Bambaeichi, E. and Khayambashi, K. (2009). Comparison of BMD at handball and futsal and non athlete female. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  7. Daneshjoo, A.H., Sadeghipour, H., Rahnama, N. and Khorsandi, S. (2009). Incidence, type and mechanism of injury in professional karate. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  8. Alibakhshi, E., Golpayegani, M., Ahanjan, S., Rahnama, N. and Elahianfar, K. (2009). Comparison of three exercise therapy, massage therapy and mechano therapy on enhancing performance of shoulder joint at volleyball players with chronic tendonitis rotator cuff. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  9. Sadeghipour, H., Rahnama, N. and Saberi, A. (2009). Incidence and types of injurers at professional handball players in different position. 1st National Conference on Sport Injury and Corrective Exercise, February, Kerman, Iran.
  10. Barani, A., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2009). Incidence and mechanism of injuries in professional female handball players.1st Local Sport Injury Conference, February, Zerand Kerman, Iran.
  11. Rahnama, N. (2008). ACL injury in football players. 2nd symposium on sport injury, Tehran, Iran.
  12. Hojjati, Z., Rahmani – Nia, F., Rahnama, N., Soltani, B. (2008). Obesity and arthrosclerosis. Sports and Health Conference, Dameghan, Iran.
  13. Salamt, M. R., Nazarian, A.B., Khayambashi, K. and Rahnama, N. (2007). Comparison of Bone Mineral Density between Professional Soccer Players and Non-Athlete Subjects. The 1st National Congress of Endocrine & Metabolism, 31st Oct-1st November, Isfahan, Iran.
  14. Salamt, M. R., Mousavi, F., Khayambashi, K. and Rahnama, N. (2007).Comparison of Bone Mineral Density in Upper and Lower Body between Female Professional Futsal Players and Non-Athletes.  The 1st National Congress of Endocrine & Metabolism, 31st Oct-1st November, Isfahan, Iran.
  15. Rahnama, N. (2007). Sports injury studies terminology. 1st symposium on sport injury, Kerman, Iran.
  16. Rahnama. N. (2006). Sport Medicine. 7th National Congress on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, February, Tabriz, Iran.
  17. Rahnama, N., Barani, A. and Bamabeichi, E. (2006). Incidence of ACL in female basketball, volleyball and handball players. 7th National Congress on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, February, Tabriz, Iran.
  18. Sadeghipour, H., Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. (2006). Date of birth of football players of world cup Germany 2006. 7th National Congress on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, February, Tabriz, Iran.
  19. Garazian,Y., Rahmani-nia, F. and Rahnama, N. (2006). Effect of creatine and protein on muscle strength and body composition. 7th National Congress on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, February, Tabriz, Iran.
  20. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Muscle fatigue. 2nd National Congress on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, February 22nd-26th, Ahvaz, Iran.
  21. Rahnama. N., Reilly, T. and Lees, A. (2003). Notation analysis in injury and injury risk. Communication to the 2nd National Congress on Physical Education and Sports Sciences, February 22nd-26th, Ahvaz, Iran, (Workshop).

Postgraduate Supervision

·         32 postgraduate students completed

I am currently supervising 10 postgraduate students

Translated or Witten Books to Farsi

·         Techniques of Manual Examination

·         Sport Stretch (2nd edition)

·         Living Anatomy (2nd edition)

·         Sport First Aid

·         Sports Injury

·         Exercise Biochemistry

·         First aid at work

·         Technik- Methodik-Karte

Taught Courses

·         Sport Injuries  

·         Research Method

·         Sports First Aid

·         Computer in Sport Science

·         English Language

·         Seminar in Sport Science

·         Sports Software

·         Anatomy

·         Exercise Physiology

Research Grant

·         Arjmandi, B., Rahnama, N. (Co-investigator), Campbell, S. and et al. Evaluation of the effects of 2 dietary supplements in subjects with joint discomfort associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. Funding agency: Unigen Pharmaceuticals; USA, amount $180.000, Duration 2010-2011.

·         Rahnama, N. and Gholamrezaei, A. Designing a Chess Robot. Funding agency: SSRC, Duration; 2008-2009.

·         Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. And Zarei, M. Video analysis of injury in Iran soccer primer leagues. Funding agency: University of Isfahan, Duration; 2007-2008.

·         Rahnama, N. and Lees, A. Effects of fatigue on soccer instep kick. Funding agency: Leverhulm Trust; UK, Duration; 2003-2005.

·         Rahnama, N. and Bambaeichi, E. Computerised injury risk system. Funding agency: SSRC, Duration; 2005-2006.

·         Rahnama, N. Comparison of education system in physical education and sports sciences between United Kingdom and Iran. Funding agency: SSRC, Duration; 2004-2006.

·         Rahnama, N. PhD Scholarship. Funding agency: MSRT, Duration; 1999-2002.

·         Rahnama, N. Comparison of T, FSH, LH, P and E2 in endurance and sprint runners. Funding agency: University of Guilan, Duration; 1997-1998.

·         Numerous travelling grants for attending at scientific conferences.