Monday November 19 , 2018

Sport Nutrition

Mission, vision and Goals:

In September 2011 , the Sport Nutrition research group was founded under the guidance and support of of Sports Medicine research center. The general goal of this group is nutrition and weight management in athletes as well as general population to improve general health

The main Interests:

  • Nutrition management in general population
  • Nutrition and Weight management in athletes
  • Basic metabolism and body composition evaluation in athletes
  • The role of nutrition in functional status , body temperature regulation and body immune system of the athletes
  • Sports supplements in athlete's performance


  • Zahra Alizadeh, (MD) , Assistant Professor and director of Sport Nutrition research group
  • Kourosh Jafarian, (PHD) , Assistant Professor and research Fellow
  • Javad Falah, (MD,PHD) ,
  • Masoomeh Mostafaii , (MD) , Assistant of Sports Medicine and researcher

Recent Papers:

  • Alizadeh Z, Kordi R , Hosseinzadeh Attar MJ , Mansournia MA. 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. Tehran University Medical Journal; Vol. 69, No. 4, July 2011: 253-259
  • Alizadeh Z , Rostami M. Body Mass Index and Percentage of Body Fat as Indicators for Obesity in an Adolescent Athletic Population: why the Jackson Pollock formula? Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2011 3: 421
Ongoing Projects:
  • 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


On Healthy Nutrition:

Alizadeh Z,Tabesh M, My Plate,2011,Tehran, Iran



  • Sport nutrition workshop for athletes and sport trainers
  • Educational workshops in sport medicine seminars
  • Educational courses for students of nutrition and medical sciences



Tel: 00982188630227-8

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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