Abstract of Research Project

Amin Gholami
email@ssrc.ac.ir
Motor Behavior Research group
PHD
CV:
 
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
 
 
 

 
Personal Information
 
Dr.Amin GHOLAMI
 
First name: Amin 
Last name: Gholami
Date of Birth: 25/07/1976
Citizenship: Iran
Marital status: Married
Gender: Male
Children: one
Address: No3. 5th Alley, Miremad St.Motahari St.Tehran, Iran
Telephone: work: +98-21-88529120, Mobile: +98-9127043291
Email: amingholami91@gmail.com
 
Career Overview
 

I work for Sports Science Research Institute (SSRI) of Iran as a faculty member in assistant professor position. SSRI has been established in 1999 and is under direct supervision of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran and is the only national organization in charge of scientific research activities in the field of Physical Education and Sports Sciences to meet national and international research needs in this area. My major is Motor Behavior which is one of the branches of Sport Sciences and its subthemes are Motor development, learning and Control. I am interested in Motor Development and Active Play for kids. My research involves the development and validation of novel methods for improvement of fundamental motor skills programs.
 
Education
 

  • Visiting Scholar in State University, Fullerton, CA., United State of America (2013)
  • Ph.D. degree: Kinesiology -Motor development, learning and Control, Teacher Training (new name: Kharazmi) University, Tehran, Iran (from  23/09/2005  to 16/04/2011)
  • M.A. degree: Kinesiology-Motor development, learning and Control ,Tehran University, Tehran, Iran (from 23/09/2002 to 21/09/2004)
  • B.A. degree: English Language, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran (from 23/09/1995 to October 1999)
 
Professional Experience (current employment)
 

  • Assistant Professor of Motor Development, Sport Sciences Research Institute (SSRI) , Tehran, Iran
  • Invited teacher for speaking about “Sport and Active Play for Children” at Department of Sports Sciences, University of Taipei Nov 22-26, 2017 (reference: Dr. Chia-Hua Kuo,Dean, Research and Development University of Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Director of Research Center for Behavioral Sciences in Sport, SSRI, 2013 April to present
  • Director of International Scientific Collaboration Office, SSRI, 2012 to present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Motor Behavior, Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Payame noor University of Central Tehran, Iran, 2014 to present
 
Professional Experience (previous employment)
 
 
  • Representative of International Play Association (IPA) in Iran, 2015 till 2017
  • Vice chair of Children Play and Sport Committee of Sport for All Federation of Iran, 2016 till 2017
  • Director of International Affairs, National University Sports Federation of Iran, 2008 to 2010
  • Director of International Affairs, Physical Education Office, Ministry of Sciences, Research and Technology of Iran, 2007 to 2008
 
Teaching background
 
 
 
 
 
  • Courses: Motor Learning and Control, Motor Control Lab. Programs: Ph.D. and M.A of Kinesiology, Department: Motor Behavior, Institute: SSRI
  • Courses: Motor Learning and Control, Motor Development, Programs: B.A. ,M.A and Ph.D. of Kinesiology, Department: Physical Education and Sport, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
  • Courses: Motor Development, Programs: B.A. of Kinesiology, Department: Physical Education and Sport, Teacher Training University, Iran
  • Courses: Motor Learning and Control, Motor Development, Programs: Diploma  of Kinesiology, Department: Physical Education and Sport, AZAD University, Iran
 
 Honors
 
 

- Awarded by National Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in 3rd National Festival for Innovation in Toys for production of “Bandchin Active Play Toy”, 2017, Tehran, Iran
- Awarded by National Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in 2nd National Festival for Innovation in Toys for production of “Motor Development Board for kids”, 2016, Tehran, Iran
  • SSRI Outstanding Workshop Teacher of the Year, 2013
  • Awarded Scholarship by National Olympic Academy for attending at Postgraduate Olympic Studies, Greece, 2007
  • Outstanding Presentation Award in 3rd National Sport Sciences Congress, Iran, Mashhad, 2005
  •  1st Place Award for Ph.D. program entrance exam, Teacher Training University, 2005
  • Awarded Ph.D. Program Scholarship from Ministry of Sciences, Research and Technology of Iran, 2004
 
 Scientific papers
 
 
 
- Gholami, A.Naimikia, M. Bahrami, A. Kordi, Hasan, Talebi, R. (2017). The Relationship of Force Control and Adjustment of Dominant hand’s Angle to selected Psychological traits in Athlete and Non-athlete students. Iranian Motor Behavior Journal, Iran, Volume 9, Issue 28, Summer 2017, Page 53-74
  • Naimikia, M. Gholami, A. (2017) Effect of walking training on cobblestone mats on spatio-temporal parameters for the elderly, Iranian Motor Behavior Journal, Iran, In press
  • Kordi Hassan, Gholami, A. (2016)The Effect of Frequency of Verbal Feedback on Motor Performance and Learning in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder, The Scientific Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, In press
  • Gholami A., Abani A., Ghasemi A., Ghafari B. (2016) The Effect of Selected Rainbow Parachute Games on Motor and Social Development of Pre-school Children, Volume 8, Issue 24, Summer 2016, Page 189-204
  • Azim Zadeh E.; Ghasemi A.; Gholami A. (2016) Effect of selected visual and sport training program on visual skills. Volume 7, Issue 22, Winter 2016, Page 15-32
  • Naimikia, M. Gholami, A. (2014) Reliability of a New Designed Vestibular Test Device, Motor Behavior Journal, Iran,(Issue 14)
  • Mallahi, A., Ghasemi, A., Gholami, A. (2013) Effect of Visual and sport training on visual and sport skills of basketball and table tennis novice players. , Motor Behavior Journal, Iran, In press
  • Naimikia, M., Gholami, A. (2013) Effect of Visual Manipulation during Walking Training on Functional Balance and Gait Kinematic Parameters in Older Women, Motor Behavior Journal, Iran, no.13,p  39-54
  • Gholami, A., Bahram, A. Sadeghi, H., Farokhi, A. (2012) Effect of Cognitive Loading and Sensory (visual and somatosensory) Manipulations on Wrestlers’ Postural Control in Different Skill Levels, Journal of Research in Sport Sciences, Iran, no 6.p 113-130.
  • Naimikia, M., Gholami, A., Arabameri, E. Ashayeri,H., Hemayattalab, R. (2012).Effect of External Focus of Attention Instruction during Walking Training on Older Women’s Gait Kinematic Parameters, Journal of Motor Learning and Movement, Tehran University, no.8,p 137-153.
  • Ghasemi, A., Momeni, M., Rezaee, M., & Gholami, A. (2009) The Difference in Visual Skills between Expert Versus Novice Soccer Referees. Journal of Human Kinetics, 22 (1), 15-20
  • Niamikia, M., Gholami, A., Gaeini, A., Farokhi, A. (2006) Choice Reaction Time Changes during a Progressive Exercise and its Relation to HR and Lactate Threshold, Olympic Journal, Iran,14(1).
  • Niamikia, M., Gholami, A., Farokhi, A. (2004) Effect of Three Warm up Protocols on Simple and Choice Reaction Time, Olympic Journal, Iran,12(4)
 
 Conferences
 
 
 
  •  The 5th NIFISA International seminar , Promotion of Olympic values through active play of children, 1st to 9th of March, 2017 ,National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya, Japan, Invited Speaker
  • 30th ACHPER Biennial International Conference, January 2017, Effect of  TGfU approach on motor development and social maturity of elementary students, Canberra, Australia
  • the 6th International TGfU Conference, July 25, 2016, Relationship between sport participation motivation and Teaching Game for understanding among novice handball players, poster presentation
  • 13th International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sports Congress, Effect of a traditional style of folk wrestling practice on Iranian University students' mental health, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 13th International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sports Congress, Iranian Traditional Games, the past and the present, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  •  4th World Conference on Educational Sciences, Effect of Weight Shift Training on Static and Dynamic Balance and Weight Transfer Ability of Older Adults, 2012, Spain, Barcelona.
  • International University Sports Federation Conference, Ethical Issues in University Sport, 2011, China, Shenzhen.
  •  16th Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students, Effect of children’s emotional intelligence promotion on Olympic values development, 2007,Greece, Olympia.
  •  5th ASPASP International congress on sport psychology, Choice Reaction Time Changes during a Progressive Exercise and Its Relation to Heart Rate and Lactate Threshold. 1-4 December 2007, Bangkok Thailand,
  • 1st Sport Talent Identification Conference, Weight Transfer Ability Test, an Assessment tool for postural control abilities of wrestlers, 2011, Tehran
  • 2nd National Motor Behavior Conference, Effect of Cognitive Loading and Sensory (visual and somatosensory) Manipulations on Wrestlers’ Postural Control in Different Skill Levels, 2011, Mashhad.
  • 2nd National Physical Education in Schools Conference, Motor Developmental appropriate programs for school children, 2010, Karaj, Key Speaker.
  • 7th  International Sport Sciences Congress, Comparison between Football Players’ Emotional Intelligence in different Positions, 2009, Tehran
  • 3rd  National Sport Sciences Congress, Effect of Goal Setting on Choice Reaction Time, Mashhad, 2005
  • International Affairs Deputy of 1stAsian Futsal University Championship, 2012, Tehran
 
 ADMINISTRATIVE SPORT EXPERIENCES
 
 
 
  • International  Affairs Deputy of 3rd Asian Sport University Congress, 2012, Tehran
  • Head of Iranian Athletes Delegation in Winter Universiade, 2011, Turkey, Erzurum
  • Deputy of head of Iranian delegation in Summer Universiade,2011, Shenzhen, China
  • International Affairs Deputy of 7th International Sport Sciences Congress, 2009, Tehran
  • Scientific Deputy of 1st National Motor Behavior Congress, 2009, Tehran
  • Deputy of head of Iranian delegation in Summer Universiade, 2009, Serbia, Belgrade
  • International Affairs Deputy of 6th International Sport Sciences Congress, 2007, Tehran
 
 Membership
ADMINISTRATIVE SPORT EXPERIENCES
 
 

  • Member of Reviewer board of IPA Conference 2017, Canada
  • Member of reviewer board of Motor Behavior Journal, Sport Sciences Research Institute of Iran, from 2014.
  • Member of reviewer board of Motor Development and Learning Journal, Sport Sciences Faculty of Tehran University, Iran
  • Member of International Play Association, 2015