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Bahram Sangelaji

Thesis title:

Developing and testing an intervention to promote life-long exercise in people with MS?

Area of study

Physiotherapy, Neurorehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis.

Supervisors (and Advisors):


Dr. Leigh Hale (School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago)
Dr. Catherine Smith (School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago)
Dr. Lorna Paul (Glasgow University)

Advisors:
Dr. Hilda Mulligan (School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago)
Dr. Gareth Treharne (Psychology, University of Otago)

 

Education background

• Master of Science in Rehabilitation Administration (2007), University of Rehabilitation and Social Welfare, Tehran, Iran

• Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy (1997) Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran


Publications

Sangelaji, B., Nabavi, M., Morsali, D.and Dastoorpour, M. (In press) Does exercise therapy improve cognitive functions in multiple sclerosis patients? (Results of a pilot study),Medical Journal of The Islamic Republic of Iran (MJIRI) site.

Sangelaji, B., Nabavi, M., Estebsari,F., Banshi,M.R, Rashidian,H., Jamshidi,E. and Dastoorpour,M. (2014): An Investigation of the Effects of a period of combination exercise therapy on walking distance, balance, fatigue and quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients: a longitudinal study, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, 2014 June; 16(6): e17173.

Sangelaji, B., Hatamizadeh, N. and Kazem Nejad, A (2011) The effects of multidisciplinary Hayateno rehabilitation center, rehabilitation protocol on Multiple Sclerosis patent's quality of life. Journal by the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Behaeshty University of Medical Sciences, Vol 20, No 4

Khodadadeh,S., Kordi, A. , Khosravi,N. and  Sangelaji, B. (2011)  Effect of 8 weeks selected training on walking distance, power and fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Sport Sciences Research Centre(Harekat ) ,Physical Education Faculty, Tehran university , Vol 5 , Winter

Sangelaji, B., Salimi, S., Dastoorpour, M., Mansouri,T., Ashrafinia,F., Esmaeilzadeh, N. and Asadi-Lari,M. (2013)The Relationship between Disability and Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis Patients, Journal of Health &Development, Vol. 2, No. 3, Autumn

Presentations

Sangelaji,B., Nabavi,M., and Morsali,D. (2013) Does exercise therapy improve cognitive functions in multiple sclerosis patients? (Results of a pilot study), Poster presentation, 23rd meeting of European neurological societies (FENS), Barcelona, Spain, June 2013

Sangelaji,B., Nabavi,M., and Morsali,D. (2013) Does exercise therapy improve cognitive functions in multiple sclerosis patients? (Results of a pilot study), Poster presentation, 8th WCN Congress, Vienna , Austria, September 2013

Sangelaji,B., Nabavi,M. and Dastoorpour, M. (2013) An Investigation of the Effects of a period of combination exercise therapy on walking distance, balance, fatigue and quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients: a longitudinal study, poster presentation, 10th international multiple sclerosis congress , Esfahan , Iran, May 2013

Kordi, M., Sangelaji,B., and Nabavi, M. (2012) Comparison of different combined exercise regimes on the balance, quality of life, fatigue, strength, walking distance and blood preinflammatory markers in patients with multiple sclerosis. Poster presentation, 22nd meeting of European neurological society (ENS), Prague, Czech Republic, 8-12 June 2012

Kordi,A., Sangelaji,B., and Nabavi,M. (2012) Comparison of different combined exercise regimes on the balance, quality of life, fatigue, strength, walking distance and blood preinflammatory markers in patients with multiple sclerosis. Poster presentation, 16th congers European federation of neurological societies (FENS), Stockholm, Sweden, 8-11 September 2012

Khodadadeh, S., Kordi,A., Khosravi,N., and Sangelaji, B. (2011) Effect of 8 weeks selected training on walking distance, power and fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis. Oral presentation , 1st international physical activity, nutrition and health congress, Antalya, Turkey, 23 -26 November 2011

Rashvand,F., Sangelaji, B.,and  Nasiri, M. (2010) Observance of dietary regime and the effect it has on the quality of life of MS patients who are members to Iranian MS society, oral presentation, The 7th international congress of multiple sclerosis, Tehran, Iran, 4 – 5 November 2010

Sangelaji,B. (1998)  Continues passive motion (CPM) , Poster Presentation,The 14th Iran Physiotherapy Congress , Tehran, May 1998

Why you choose the School of Physio?

My research interest was very close to the research group’s that they work on Multiple Sclerosis .

Best things so far about your study

Calm and beauty of Dunedin