Monday November 19 , 2018

Female athletes

Mission, vision and Goals:

The female athlete group of sport medicine research center was established in 2011 in the aim of contributing collaboration between basic and clinical researchers.

The main interests:

  • Evaluating the frequency of common musculoskeletal injuries and medical conditions in elite female athletes especially in high risk groups,
  • Understanding the intrinsic biological difference between two sex,
  • Assessing the anatomic and biomechanical factors,
  • Finding effective prevention and treatment strategies in elite as well as recreational  female athlete population.
  • Evaluating the intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors predisposing females to overuse and higher injury rates compared to males.
  • Reporting common clinical manifestation of the Female Athlete Triad  and the related risk factors among high risk sports in Iran.



  • Haleh Dadgostar, (MD),  Assistant Professor and director of Female Arhelete's research group
  • Elham Dadgostar , (MD), co-director of Female Arhelete's research group
  • Homa Abedifar (MD) , Researcher

Recent Papers:

  • The relation between athletic sports and prevalence of amenorrhea and oligomenorrhea in Iranian female athletes, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2009, 1:16 doi:10.1186/1758-2555-1-16
  • Clinical manifestations of the Female Athlete Triad among some Iranian athletes , Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]     PMID: 21988934
  • Bone mineral changes and cardiovascular effects among female athletes with chronic menstrual dysfunction, Asian journal of sports medicine   



Tel: 00982188630227-8

Fax: 00982188003539

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Address: No.7, Al-e Ahmad Highway . Sports Medicine Research Centre Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , Iran

P.O. Box: 14395-578

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