Friday June 22 , 2018

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 Dr Zahra Alizadeh

 Dr. Alizadeh is an assistant professor of Sports and Exercise medicine, school of medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.  
Residency in Sports Medicine: from September 2006 to September 2010 in Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
Her specialties include sports injuries, sports nutrition and weight management with diet and exercise.
She is Board Certified in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Iran

Areas of Clinical Interest:

Sports injuries:

 Non-surgical musculoskeletal treatments

Sports nutrition:

Nutrition management during Training and Matches

Sport supplements

Weight management:
•    Diet  therapy for weight loss and weight gain
•    Dietary interventions  for reduction of body fat percentage
•    Exercise and weight loss

Honors, Distinctions:

Dr. Alizadeh achieved the first rank in Sports Medicine Board Certification in 2010, Iran.

Positions Held:
1.    Director of sports nutrition research group at the Sports Medicine Research Center since September 2011.
2.    Assistant professor of Sports and Exercise medicine, school of medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences since November 2010.
3.    Member of Research Committee on Sports Medicine Federation since November 2010
4.    Evaluation expert in Sports Medicine Research Center, 2010.5.    Chief resident of Sports and Exercise Medicine Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , 2009-2010


Teaching Experience:Dr. Alizadeh has been involved in Education affairs for sports and exercise medicine residents since 2007 especially in the field of sports nutrition, weight management and diet therapy during exercise in different patients. Professional Work and Clinical Experience:
•    Dr. Alizadeh established sports nutrition clinic at the Sports Medicine Research Center in 2007.
•    She also developed risk stratification and aerobic exercise protocols for overweight and obese people.
•    She collaborated on the establishment of the Obesity Clinic in Sina Hospital, Tehran, Iran in 2008 and has been giving counselling there since then.

Computer Skills:

Familiar with office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc) and able to make video clips for teaching using video studio software.

Farsi Publications:

On Healthy Nutrition:
Alizadeh Z,Tabesh  M, My Plate,2011,Tehran, Iran

Halabchi F, Alizadeh Z, Nutrition in Mountain, 2011, Tehran, Iran

The Effects of Continuous and Intermittent Aerobics Exercise on Lipid Profile and Fasting Blood Sugar in Women with a BMI More than 25 kg/m2: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Zahra Alizadeh MD. Ramin Kordi MD., PhD. Mohammad Javad Hossein Zadeh Attar MD., PhD. Mohammad Ali Mansournia MD, PhD
Tehran University Medical Journal; Vol. 69, No. 4, July 2011: 253-259

English Publications:

Letter to the Editor: Body Mass Index and Percentage of Body Fat as Indicators for Obesity in an Adolescent Athletic Population: why the Jackson Pollock formula?
Zahra Alizadeh and Mohsen Rostami
Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2011 3: 421

Research in Progress:

  •   The Long Term Effects of Continuous and Intermittent Aerobic Exercise on Weight Loss and Body Fat Percentage in Overweight and Obese Women.
  •   The Effects of Morning and Evening Aerobic Exercise on Appetite in Overweight and Obese Women