Randomized Clinical Trials (RCT)
The Effect of Water Yoga Exercises on the Intensity and Pain Duration in Girls with Primary Dysmenorrhea

Nessa Hashemi; Farideh Babakhani; Rahman Sheikhhoseini

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 61-69


  Background: Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is considered as the most prevalent problem in women. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the effects of eight-week yoga exercises in water on the intensity and duration of pain in female students with primary dysmenorrhea.Methods: In this clinical ...  Read More

Research Article
The Effect of Combined Training and L-arginine Supplement on the Serum Levels of Adropin, VEGFR-2, and Nitric Oxide in Post-menopausal Hypertensive Women

Rozita Nourbakhsh; Aliasghar Ravasi; Rahman Soori

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 70-79


  Background: Exercise training and L-arginine are believed to have a major role in managing the hypertension and also their combination may cause further improvement in blood pressure. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the effect of combined training with or without L-arginine ingestion ...  Read More

Research Article
Impact of Physical Activity on Resilience among Teenage Girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Mediation by Self-Esteem

Zahra Chaharbaghi; Fatemeh Beigom Hosseini; Tayebeh Baniasadi; Lida Moradi; Amir Dana

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 80-85


  Background: A significant factor associated with well-being and health is to find a method which can increase resilience during the pandemics. The present research aimed to examine the impact of physical activity level on resilience of teenage girls during the COVID-19 pandemic with an emphasis on self-esteem ...  Read More

Research Article
Parental Uptake of Cervical Cancer Vaccine for their Female Adolescent in a City in Nigeria

Mary I Aliu; Ngozi Okafor; Ayomide Aliu; Matthew Idowu Olatubi; Grace Ademuyiwa

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 86-94


  Background: Cervical Cancer Vaccine is known to be one the effective ways of preventing cervical cancer. The present study aimed to assess parents’ knowledge on uptake of human papilloma virus vaccine (HPVV) by adolescents, describe their perception on the uptake of HPVV by adolescents, and identify ...  Read More

Research Article
Explaining Self-Acceptance based on Body Image, Gender Role, and Sexual Attitude Mediated via Time Perspective in Postmenopausal Women Aged 45-60 Years Old in Tehran, Iran

Leaila Abbasi; Nader Monirpoor; Hasan Mirzahoseini

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 95-103


  Background: One of the major events in the evolution of women in the middle age is “menopause”, which poses significant challenges for them. The aim of this study was to explain self-acceptance based on body image, gender role, and sexual attitude mediated by time perspective in postmenopausal ...  Read More

Research Article
Impact of Social Support on Wellbeing and Health-Related Quality of Life among Elderly Women: Mediating Role of Physical Activity

Kamelia Abdi; Fatemeh Beigom Hosseini; Zahra Chaharbaghi; Saeed Ghorbani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 104-109


  Background: Living with a better quality is considered as the main challenge for the elderly in new century. Therefore, examining the wellbeing and quality of life of the elderly has become a necessity. The purpose of this study was to test a conceptual model that examines the associations between social ...  Read More

Research Article
Prevalence, Patterns, and Physicians’ Awareness of the Use of Traditional and Complementary Medicine by Female Cancer Patients in Zahedan, Iran

Khadijeh Asadi Sarvestani; Maryam Navaee; Razieh Rayanpour

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 110-117


  Background: A significant proportion of cancer patients use Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) worldwide and especially in Middle Eastern countries. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence and patterns of using Iranian Traditional Medicine (ITM) and Complementary and Alternative ...  Read More

Case Report
Challenges Associated with Convalescent Plasma Infusion Therapy During Pregnancy, a Case Report

Antonio Mastroianni; Sonia Greco; Luciana Chidichimo; Maria Vittoria Mauro; Francesca Greco; Filippo Urso; Valeria Vangeli

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, Pages 118-121


  Introduction: The Covid-19 pandemic has so far been characterized by significant morbidity and a high mortality rate worldwide. People who are frail due to age and / or the presence of comorbidities, including pregnant women, are exposed to a greater risk of developing a very serious disease. However, ...  Read More