Manijeh Soleimanifar

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of unilateral muscle fatigue induced on the hip flexors/extensors or the ankle plantar/dorsiflexors on unipedal postural stability under different visual conditions. Twenty-four healthy young women completed 2 testing sessions 1 week apart with a randomized order assigned according to the muscles(More)
PURPOSE As a well-known measure for quantifying functional mobility in elderly persons, Berg Balance Scale (BBS) was used in the present study to evaluate its psychometric properties among a sample of 106 elderly individuals speaking Persian language. METHOD After forward-backward translation process, videotapes were recorded from all participants while(More)
STUDY DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. INTRODUCTION KinesioTape (KT) is a noninvasive method to treat pain and muscular dysfunction. PURPOSE To investigate the effect of KT with and without tension on pain intensity, pain pressure threshold, grip strength and disability in individuals with lateral epicondylitis, and myofacial trigger points in forearm(More)
BACKGROUND The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) has been implicated as a potential source of low back and buttock pain. Several types of motion palpation and pain provocation tests are used to evaluate SIJ dysfunction. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between motion palpation and pain provocation tests in assessment of SIJ(More)
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