Sport and Risk- Taking against Substance Abuse in students of Tehran High Schools

Ali Zadehmohammadi; Zohreh Ahmadabadi; Somaye Ahmadabadi; Mehdi Rafeie Borojeni

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 5-24

  Substance abuse, violation and sexual behavior are the main reasons of fatality in adolescents and the youth. Most risky behaviors including cigarettes, alcohol, drugs and unsafe sexual contacts occur under the age of 18. Traditionally, sport is regarded as a means to encourage and develop healthy behaviors ...  Read More

Current Talent Identification Models, Development of a New Model for Karate in Iran Based on Physical and Mental Readiness

Mahmoud Sheikh; Mehdi Shahbazi; Ashraf Amini; Reza Gholamalizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 45-56

  The aim of this research was to investigate the situation of talent identification process and to collect Karate related indexes in Iran. For this purpose, 63 karate subjects, male (N=31) and female (N=32), participated and filled in 3 special questionnaires to identify present and optimal situation ...  Read More

The Comparison of the Effect of Blocked, Random and Specialized Feedback to Difficult Part on Acquisition and Retention of Badminton High Service

Alireza Farsi; Maryam Ekradi; Zahra Asgari; Mina Gholami

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 57-73

  The present research examined the effect of different feedbacks such as blocked, random and specialized to the most difficult part of a task on acquisition and retention of badminton high service. At first, 10 expert badminton players performed 10 trial high service and 10 with probe technique to determine ...  Read More

The Effect of Body Mass Index on Fundamental Motor Skill in 7-8-Year-Old Boys in Hamedan

Rasoul Hemayattalab; Javad Afshari; Ahmad Nikravan; Ramin Baloochi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 75-89

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of body mass index on fundamental motor skills performance in 7-8-year-old boys in Hamedan. Forthis purpose, 72 elementary students were selected via cluster randomization from the elementary schools of Hamedan and divided into three groups: fat, ...  Read More

The Comparison of the Effects of Practice Schedules on Generalized Motor Program and Parameter Timing Transfer and Learning

Alireza Saberi; Hosien Samadi; Alireza Farsi; Korosh Ghahraman; Hamid Sedaghat

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 91-114

  This research was performed to monitor the effects of different practice schedules on learning and transfer of generalized motor program and timing parameter in a serial task. For this purpose, 80 participants (age: 19-23 years) voluntarily participated in this research and then they were divided randomly ...  Read More

The Effect of Metamotivational States and Task Condition on Self-Efficacy and Motor Performance in Amateur Dart Throwers

Ahmad Varzaveh; Mehdi Zarghami; Esmaeil Saemi; Hosein Molania

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 115-131

  The main purpose of this study was to examine the effect of metamotivational states on self-efficacy perceptions and motor performance in dart throwing beginners in easy and difficult conditions. For this purpose, the paratelic dominance questionnaire (Cook & Gerkovich, 1993) was distributed among 140 ...  Read More

The Comparison of the Effect of Cognitive Load on Duration and Accuracy of Bimanual Coordination Task

Gholamhosein Nazemzadegan; Fazlollah Bagherzadeh; Rasoul Hemayattalab; Alireza Farsi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 133-149

  In this study, the effect of cognitive load (CL) training on duration and accuracy of bimanual coordination (BC) task was investigated. For this purpose, athletic male students of Shiraz University were randomly divided into 4 groups: G1 with low CL, G2 with intermediate CL, G3 with high CL and G4 control. ...  Read More

Serious Sport Injury, Motivation and Burnout: Can Self-Determined Motivation Predict Burnout in Elite Handball Players?

Rasoul Arabi; Mohammad Keshtidar; Mohammadesmaiel Afzalpour; Jafar Khoshbakhti; Mohammad Rahimi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , April 2010, Pages 25-44

  In the past 10 years, the amount of research conducted on psychological aspects of sport injury has been increasing. The purpose of this study was to predict the burnout according to the self-determined motivation in Iranian elite handball players before and after the injury. The subjects were 28 injured ...  Read More