About Me


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An Enthusiastic, resourceful, and trainable with an academic background in Exercise Science & Sports Medicine and journalism with multiple internship experiences in various roles.

A fantastic work-ethic and excellent time management capabilities developed through a balancing of demanding academic and employment objectives throughout college.

Professionally committed and responsible. Adapt easily to new situations. Successfully handle a wide range of functions always highlighting safety first.

Easily build and retain a professional relationship. I am passionate about helping others and I know how to motivate. Maintain focus in demanding work environments, under deadline and pressure conditions. Meet challenges head-on and always find a way to effectively complete multiple assignments or tasks.

  • 2014 - 2016

    Master's Degree

    University of Tehran

    Graduated in Sports Injuries & Corrective Exercise.

  • 2008 - 2011

    Bachelor's Degree

    Payame Noor University

    Graduated in Physical Education and Exercise Science.

Academic Experience
  • Sep 2018 - Current

    Sports Medicine Department

    Research Assistant

    Advised students and researchers in writing and preparation of manuscripts for publication

    Provided research in various subjects related to sports medicine such as exercise and acupuncture therapy, sports injuries, concentric exercise, weight training injuries, anti-doping, and cardiovascular system

  • May 2017 - 2019

    Bone Joint and Related Tissue Research Center (BJRTrc)

    Director of Research Affairs

    Co-organized and recruited leading scientists and professors to held a congress

    Supervised and demonstrated research techniques and procedures to orthopedic residents for their projects and collaborated with researchers who work at the research center

  • 2017 - 2019

    Sports Medicine Federation of Iran (IFSM)


    Mentored coaches who interest in aqua therapy and strength training

  • 2017 - 2018

    Imam Hossein Medical and Educational Center

    Research Assistant

    Conducted and Contributed articles in health care and exercise therapy subjects such as balance, carpal tunnel syndrome.

  • 2016 - 2019

    Iran Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IRBBF)


    Taught 10,000 total individuals in courses with coaching certification with various subjects related to improving the knowledge of future fitness coaches such as neuromuscular and musculoskeletal Anatomy, physiology of neuromuscular and cardiovascular systems, principles of strength and endurance training for gaining muscles and losing weight, and theory and methodology of training.

    Authored 4 educational book series, which are a source of courses with coaching certification under the supervision of the Federation.

  • 2017 - 2018

    Iran Taekwondo Federation (IRITF)


    Mentored fresh coaches in courses with coaching certification.

  • 2016 - 2019

    Kermanshah Providence Headquarter Physical Education


    Mntored new coaches with regard to physical fitness, sports periodization, etc.

Media Experience
  • 2010 - 2018



    Reviewed and revised articles in a broad range of sports-related subject areas including Olympic sports, nutrition and anti-doping, psychology, physiology, strength training, etc.

  • 2015-2018

    Exercise Expert

    National TV Channels

    Provided tips to people about physical activity and a healthy lifestyle by performing a daily workout; and highlighted the benefits of doing exercises on the different National TV Channels such as:

    Faraz Alvand Morning Show (Iranian Official TV Channel 2), 2018.

    Kodak va Novjavan TV Channel (Iranian Kids & Teenager Channel), 2016.

    Zaraban Show Salamat - live on-air show (Iranian Health TV Channel), 2015

  • 2016-2017

    Editorial Board


    Published 20 articles in regard to strength & conditioning subjects as an exercise expert in the magazine.

  • 2015 - 2019

    Editorial Board


    Authored a total of 300 articles as regards health and wellness subjects as an exercise expert in the newspaper.

Coaching Experience
  • 2016 - 2019

    Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning

    Gymnastic Federation of Iran

    Acrobatic Gymnastics National Iranian Team

  • Sep 2015 - Oct 2016

    Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning

    Golf Federation of Iran

    Behcup National Iranian Team.

  • Apr 2015 - May 2017

    Expert of Corrective Exercises

    Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran

    I work in Health, Treatment and Rehabilitation Division, and I help people who suffer from Postural Deformities and Musculoskeletal Disorders and treat them with Exercises. I work here three times a week.

  • Dec 2014 - Sep 2015

    Aquatic Therapist

    Dolfin Abi Sports Complex

    I help people with Massage and Hydrotherapy Techniques to who suffer from Body's pain (Most of them suffer from LBP). I work here twice per week.

  • 2015-2016

    Swimming Instructor Assistant and Analyser

    Kermanshah Provincial Swim Board Pool

    I worked two years In Kermanshah Provincial Swim Board Pool and Three months In Janbazan Pool.

  • 2006 - 2012

    Gymnastic Instructor

    Kermanshah Provincial Gymnastics Board

    Also, I worked in other places including Zagros Club, Saba Club, and Imam Khomeini Club.

  • 2005 - 2011

    Taekwondo Instructor Assistant

    Imam Khomeini Club

    Also, I worked in Zagros Club.

My Publications

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Journal Articles

Mohtasham M.H., Shahrbanian Sh, Mohtasham M.M. Guidelines for Home-Based Physical Activities during COVID-19 Quarantine for People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Narrative Review. Journal ‎of Rehabilitation & Sciences and Research. 2021; 8(4): 158–163.
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Mohtasham M.H., Shahrbanian Sh, Khoshroo F. Epidemiology and history of knee ‎injury ‎and its impact on activity limitation among football premier league professional ‎referees. Journal ‎of injury & violence research. 2018; 10(1): 45–52.
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Salehi S, Hessami O, Rashed A, Hassabi M, Esfehani MP, Yakta AA, Mohtasham M.H., Khosravi S, Mohaghegh S, Sohrabi MR. The Assessment of Acupuncture and Exercise Therapy in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Randomized Clinical Trial. Novelty ‎in Biomedicine. 2019 Jun 19;7(3).
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Mohtasham M.H., Saleih S. Review on Identifying the Causes and Frequency of Weight-training Injuries and their Prevention Strategies. Journal ‎of Clinical Physiotherapy & Research. 2019; 4(1): pp 1-8.
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Mohtasham M.H., et al. Investigating Eccentric Contraction Mechanism in ‎the Prevention of Sports Injuries. Journal of Clinical Physiotherapy Research. 2018; 3(3): pp 95-99.
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Qoreishy M, Kazemi S.M, Mohtasham M.H.. Electronic Surgical Logbook for orthopedic Residents. Iranian ‎Journal of orthopedic Surgery. 2017; 15(4): pp 134-139‎.
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Mohtasham M.H., Kazemi S.M. Writing an Original Article for Medicine and Health Sciences. Iranian ‎Journal of orthopedic Surgery. 2018. 15(4): pp 274-279.
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Kazemi S.M., Abbasian MR., Kaarimzadeh M., Safdari F., Mohtasham M.H.. Outcomes of Open Reduction Internal Fixation in the Patients with Distal Femur Intra-articular Fractures. Iranian ‎Journal of orthopedic Surgery. 2017. 15(3): pp 96-100.
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Maavaeian A., Biglari F., Shabani S., Mohtasham M.H., Kazemi S.M. The Outcomes of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Malleolar Fractures. Iranian ‎Journal of orthopedic Surgery. 2017. 15(3): pp 84-89.
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Mohtasham M.H., Shahrbanian Sh. An Investigation of Knee Injury Prevalence and its Mechanism ‎among Premier League Soccer Referees in Iran. Journal of Sports Biomechanics. 2017. 2(4): pp 29-39.
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Asgari T., Aliahmadi A., Mohtasham M.H.,Kazemi S.M. Control of Bacterial Infections after Knee Joint Replacement. Iranian ‎Journal of orthopedic Surgery. 2017. 15(2): pp 65-71.
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Biglari F., Maavaeian A., Shabani S., Mohtasham M.H.,Kazemi S.M. The Evaluation of Complications in Clavicle ‎Fractures following Open ‎Reduction and Internal Fixation. Iranian ‎Journal of orthopedic Surgery. 2017. 15(2): pp 41-47.
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Mohtasham M.H.,. Effect of stability and proper posture on sport performance. Sports Medicine Message. Page 72-3, 2016.

Mohtasham M.H.,. School Games and its Role in Personality and Social Development. SMFIR Tebb-Dar-Varzesh (Medicine in Sports). Page 57, 5th Year, No. 16, ‎Summer 2015.

Oral Congress Presentations

Mohtasham M.H., and Salehi Sh. Investigating eccentric contraction mechanism in the prevention of sports ‎injury. The Congress on Sports Medicine approach to fitness, Sports Nutrition and supplements with related Exhibition, on Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran 2-4 August 2017. pp: 80-81

Mohtasham M.H., and Salehi Sh. Prevalence of sports injuries in Bodybuilding and Fitness. The Congress on Sports Medicine approach to fitness, Sports Nutrition and supplements with related Exhibition, on Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran 2-4 August 2017. pp: 82

Poster Congress Presentations

Mohtasham M.H., Salehi Sh, Moradi Sh.F. The Prevalence of Sports Injury Football Referees and Assistant Referees. 3rd Congress on Sports Medicine approach to fitness, Sports Nutrition, supplements and SPORTEX, on Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran 10-13 October 2019.

Mohtasham M.H., Salehi Sh, Moradi Sh.F. Effect of One Session of Core Muscle Exercise on Functional Reach Test in Elderly Population. 2nd Congress on Sports Medicine approach to fitness, Sports Nutrition, supplements and SPORTEX, on Olympic Hotel, Tehran, Iran 13-16 October 2018.

Sonia S, and Mohtasham M.H.. Effect of neuromuscular exercises on motor function and proprioception in the prevention of sports injuries. 2nd National Congress on Application of Sport Sciences in Health on Shiraz 2018.

Mohtasham M.H., and Shahrbanian Sh. An Investigation of Knee Injury Risk Factors among Soccer Referees. 10st International Conference Physical Education and Sports Sciences on Tehran 2017.

Mohtasham M.H., and Mirjani M. Prevalence and mechanism of knee and ankle injuries in First and Second class Tehran Soccer Referees. New Findings in Sport Sciences (NFSS), 1st National Conference on Tehran 2015.

Research Projects (with grants)

Project Leader

Assessment of quality of life in Orthopedics patients (12205).

Epidemiology of Taekwondo injuries (Kyorugi, Poomsae, Hanmadang)‎ (12492).

Team Member

Frequency and causes of orthopedic injuries in emergency department of Akhtar Hospital (6987).

The Effect of eight weeks of neuromuscular training on the knee joint position sense and lower limb function in ‎active female and male risk of ACL injury (12703).

The immediate effect of one session core training, on static and dynamic ‎balance in elderly population: Clinical Trial Phase III (11162).

Outcome of Malleole Fractures Open Reduction (13314).

Common complications of ACL total tearing repair surgery (14568).

Analysing the effect of Achilles Tendon Rupture Surgery and its results ‎(14567)‎.

Complication of Clavicular Fractures after Open ‎Reduction ‎(13315)‎.


Mohtasham M.H., et al. Advanced Bodybuilding and Fitness Coaching (Educational Books Series of Iranian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation). 2018: Nashr Shenasname. ISBN: 978-600-97987-3-5.‎

Mohtasham M.H., and Kazemi S.M. Knee Joint (Anatomy, Injuries and Treatments) ‎‎ (Educational Books Series of Bone, Joint and Related Tissue Research ‎Center)‎. 2017: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Press. ISBN: ‎978-600-8493-71-6‎.

Mohtasham M.H., et al. Prescription and Designing Corrective Exercise Training program (Educational Books Series of Iranian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation). 2017: Nashr Shenasname. ISBN: 978-600-97159-6-1.

Mohtasham M.H., et al. Weight Training Injuries (Educational Books Series of Iranian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation). 2016: Asar Nafis. ISBN: 978-600-7964-28-6.

Mohtasham M.H., et al. Physique Textbook (Educational Books Series of Iranian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation). 2016: Asar Nafis. ISBN: 978-600-7964-29-3.

Mohtasham M.H.. Successful Coach (What a coach should know – Practical Approach). 2016: Asar Nafis. ISBN: ‭978-600-7964-25-5.

My Team

We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.
Dr. Shahnaz Shahrbanian

PhD. Rehabilitation Science & Pain Expert at McGill University. Assistance Professor, University of Tehran.

Dr. Shahnaz Shahrbanian

Dr. Shahin Salehi

Sports Medicine & Cardiac rehabilitation expert of Imam Hossein hospital. Associate Professor, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Shahin Salehi

Sports Medicine Specialist
Abdolreza Nabatchian

Skilled in Planning, development & evaluation of sports management systems in Wrestling, Weightlifting, Sports Medicine, & Anti-doping.

Abdolreza Nabatchian

Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Majid Mohtasham

CEO of Rayan Media, Top Entrepreneur, Project Manager and Senior Programmer.

Majid Mohtasham

CEO & Entrepreneur
Ali Asadolahi

Head Coach of Acrobatic Gymnastics National Iranian Team.

Ali Asadolahi

Professional Coach
Maryam Kakavand

Head of Research Committee at Iran Triathlon Federation.

Maryam Kakavand

Sports Biomechanics Specialist
Soheila Godarzirad

Professional TRX and Fitness coach.

Soheila Godarzirad

Exercise Physiologist Specialist
Reza Azad

Director of Sports and Recreation of University of Tehran dormitories.

Reza Azad

Sports Event Management Specialist

Success Story








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