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Zohreh Jafarian Tangrood

Thesis title

Exploring the effect of shoulder passive mobilization on shoulder function, pain and muscle activity levels in patients with shoulder disorders

Supervisors

Primary Supervisor, Dr. Daniel Cury Ribeiro, Lecturer, Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago
Co supervisor, Dr Gisela Sole, Senior Lecturer, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago

Area of study

Shoulder impingement syndrome
Frozen shoulder
Neck pain
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Educational background

  • Master of Science in Physiotherapy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,Faculty of Rehabilitation, Department of Physiotherapy.Tehran- Iran (2005-2008).
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Department of Physiotherapy, Tehran-Iran (1997-2001).

Awards

2016-2019 University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship

Publications

Shadmehr, A., Jafarian, Z. and Talebian, S. (2012) Changes in recruitment of pelvicstabilizer muscles in people with and without sacroiliac joint pain during the Active Straight-Leg-Raise test. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.25(2012) 27-32

Shadmehr, A., Jafarian, Z.,Kamrantavakol and Talebian, S. Effect of Pelvic compression on the stability of pelvis and relief of sacroiliac joint pain in woman: a case series

Shadmehr, A., Jafarian,Z.M, Kamrantavakol andTalebianS. (2008) Comparison of changes in timing of pelvic stabilizer muscles and ASLR time span between patients with sacroiliac joint pain and healthy group during activeSLR test. Journal of Modern Rehabilitation 2 (2)

Jafarian Z., Shadmehr, A., Talebian, S. and Fakhari Z. (2011) The assessment of ASLR test effects on tonosityand activity of sacroiliac stabilizer muscles. Journal of Rehabilitation 11 (4)

Presentations


Jafarian Tangrood, Z. (June, 2017). Subacromial shoulder pain and movement control- implications to rehabilitation: A Thesis proposal. Centre for Health, Activity and Rehabilitation Research, Seminar Series, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Jafarian Tangrood, Z. (November, 2016). Subacromial shoulder pain: effects of tailored physiotherapy or standardised physiotherapy on scapular motions and functional outcomes. A program proposal. Postgraduate research symposium of the Centre of Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research, School of Physiotherapy and School of Physical education, Annual Research Week, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Why did you choose the School of Physiotherapy?

Firstly; because of its high quality research and universal ranking. Secondly, due to the friendly supervisors and coordinator. And finally, the International PhD scholarship.

Contact

jafzo088@student.otago.ac.nz