Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Performance of Basketball two Point Field Throws in Skilled Basketball Players

Zahra Naghizadeh; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Mahdi Namazizadeh; Motahareh Mirdamadi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 293-312


  The Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been studied in descriptive and laboratory tasks in the field of motor and sport skills. It is necessary that tDCS effects on real sport skills are investigated. The aim of the current study was to examine the Effect of tDCS on performance ...  Read More

Choking under Pressure: The Effect of skill Level and Type of Pressure on Performance of Soccer Dribbling Skill.

Abolfazl Esmaili; Shila Safavi; Ahmadreza Movahedi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , March 2020, , Pages 459-475


  The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of skill level on the performance of dribbling skills in soccer choking under pressure conditions. For this purpose, 20 skilled players of the university football team and twenty beginner students in football (with age range 18-25) participated in ...  Read More

The Effect of Easy and Difficult Goal Setting on Acquisition and Retention of Basketball Free Throws in Children with Mental Retardation

Mohadeseh Mohammadi; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Hamid Salehi; Shila Safavi Homami

Volume 9, Issue 3 , October 2017, , Pages 385-404


  Goal setting is a motivational item  that is usually used for enhancing sport skills learning. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of easy versus difficult goals on acquisition and retention of basketball free throws in educable children with mental retardation (AWMR). A total ...  Read More

The Effect of Swiss Ball Training on the Improvement of Sensorimotor Function of Three Boys with Autism: A Case Study

Zahra Mollakarimi; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Sayyed Mohammad Marandi; Fatemeh Bahrami

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 15-37


    The main aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of Swiss ball training on the improvement of sensorimotor function in three boys with autism. In the present study, a single-subject method was used. Three autistic participants were required to exercise with Swiss ball for 9 weeks. ...  Read More

The Effects of Different Methods of Self-Talk (Motivational, Instructional, and Combined) on Physical Efficacy, Acquisition and Learning of Dart Throw Task

Ahmadreza Movahedi; Abbas Bahram; Sahar Bordbar

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2016, , Pages 127-140


  The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of different methods of self-talk (motivational, instructional, and combined) on acquisition and learning of a motor perceptional task (dart) and physical efficacy in female students aged between 13 and 18. 48 female students (mean age 15.46 ...  Read More

Effect of Balance Training with Swiss Ball on Gross Motor Skill of Children with Attention Deficit – Hyperactivity Disorder

Farideh Shafati; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Hamid Salehi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 437-455


  Fundamental motor skills are key components of motor development and are divided into two main sub groups including fine and gross motor skills. The main purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of balance training with Swiss ball (BTWSB) on gross motor skill of Children with Attention ...  Read More

Effect of different combination of music and rhytmic movements on behavioral problems of 8-14 year old boys with mental retardation

Maryam Nazari; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Shila Safavi Homami

Volume 7, Issue 3 , October 2015, , Pages 311-331


  The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of different combinations of music and rhythmic movements on behavioral problems of children with mild mental retardation. A total of 40 children with mild mental retardation were randomly divided into 4 variations of practice including: ...  Read More

The Effect of Juvenile Physical Plays on Shyness Improvement of Female Primary School Students

Maryam Parvin; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Salar Faramarzi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , August 2015, , Pages 187-201


  The present study examined the effect of juvenile physical plays on shyness of female primary school students. Participants were 33 female students aged between 9 and 11 who were randomly divided into experimental (n=18) and control (n=15) groups. The experimental group participated in selected juvenile ...  Read More

The Effect of Two Karate Techniques on the Reduction of Stereotypic Behaviours in Three Boys with Autism (Single Subject Design)

Fatima Bahrami; Ahmadreza Movahedi; Mohammad Marandi; Ahmad Abedi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , November 2012, , Pages 97-122


  The aim of the present investigation was to determine the effect of two karate techniques on the reduction in stereotypic behaviours in three 5-year-old boys with autistic disorders. The study included three boys with autistic disorders. A singlesubject method with A-B-A design was used. Participants ...  Read More