Original Articles
The Validity and Reliability of a low-cost handheld 3D Scanner for Use in Orthotics and Prosthetics
1. The Validity and Reliability of a low-cost handheld 3D Scanner for Use in Orthotics and Prosthetics

Davood Farahmandi najafabadi; Saeed Forghany; Mohammad Reza Rezaie

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 December 2019

Abstract
  Background: 3D scanners used to obtain the three dimensional (3D) shapes of body parts offering an alternative to the traditional custom techniques such as casting with a variety of ...  Read More
Original Articles
Effects of a period of Selected Physical Activities on Improving the Skills of manipulation and locomotion in Children with neuropsychological learning disabilities.
2. Effects of a period of Selected Physical Activities on Improving the Skills of manipulation and locomotion in Children with neuropsychological learning disabilities.

Amir Dana; Efstathios Christodoulides

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 February 2020

Abstract
  Background: The use of special intervention strategies in children with learning disabilities can improve basic skills. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a ...  Read More
Original Articles
How intensity of impairment and dose of occupational therapy services impact the outcome in cerebral palsy?
3. How intensity of impairment and dose of occupational therapy services impact the outcome in cerebral palsy?

mohadeseh balvardi; saeedeh Pourahmad; Somayeh Kavousipor; Hadi Raeisi Shahraki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 February 2020

Abstract
  Background:The present study aimed to evaluate the impact of the number of occupational therapy sessions as neurodevelopmental technique (NDT) on gross motor function and other moving ...  Read More
Original Articles
Phonological awareness in non-fluent preschool children
4. Phonological awareness in non-fluent preschool children

mohammad ghorbani; Maryam Vahab

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 February 2020

Abstract
  Background: The relation between disfluency and aspects of language, including phonology, has been investigated for many years. Whereas past literature reported that the incidence of ...  Read More
Original Articles
The effect of 8-week Self-Myofascial Release on Joint Position Sense and dynamic balance in athletes with hamstring shortness
5. The effect of 8-week Self-Myofascial Release on Joint Position Sense and dynamic balance in athletes with hamstring shortness

mohammad hamzeh; Hooman Minoonejad; Foad Seidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 February 2020

Abstract
  Abstract Background: Increased joint stability as well as ability to maintain balance during daily routine and exercise is an important factor in improving performance and preventing ...  Read More
Literature Reviews
The Effects of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis on Respiratory System (A Review)
6. The Effects of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis on Respiratory System (A Review)

Ali Yalfani; parvane bazipoor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 February 2020

Abstract
  Background: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis is a 3-dimentional spinal deformity with lateral deviation from normal vertical direction and mostly with rotation of vertebral bodies. Although ...  Read More
Original Articles
Can a smartphone be used for balance assessment during walking in lower limb amputees?
7. Can a smartphone be used for balance assessment during walking in lower limb amputees?

Mohammad Reza Rezaie; Tahmoures Tahmasebi; Akbar Hassanzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 March 2020

Abstract
  Introduction: Nowadays, smartphones are equipped with an accelerometer module that can measure and record the body linear accelerations during walking. The aims of this study are 1) ...  Read More
Original Articles
Tongue Strength and Dental Caries In Down Syndromes
8. Tongue Strength and Dental Caries In Down Syndromes

Hamidreza Farpour; Sima Farpour; Naghmeh Golriz; Poorya Neshat; Ali Reza Salarinezhad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 March 2020

Abstract
  background: Tongue controls bolus during mastication, keeps the bolus in the oral cavity and generates pressure to direct the bolus through the hypopharynx. Decrease in tongue movement ...  Read More
Original Articles
The Acute Effect of Static Stretch Alone and in Combination with Dynamic Exercise on Some Functional Indices in Athletes with and Without Hamstring Tightness
9. The Acute Effect of Static Stretch Alone and in Combination with Dynamic Exercise on Some Functional Indices in Athletes with and Without Hamstring Tightness

Rahman Sheikhhoseini; Maryam Azamifar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 March 2020

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the acute effects of static stretch alone and in combination with plyometric exercises on some functional indices in athletes with ...  Read More