Original Article
Determination of Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders and Corrective Priorities to Perform the Work in Dental Careers by Posture Analysis Using REBA in Shahrekord

Zabih Allah Kahyani; Mehrdad Karimi; Masoud Amiri; Soheila Mosharraf; Hojjat Rouhi-Boroujeni

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 92-95


  Background and aims: Nowadays, work-related musculoskeletal disorders are the most commonoccupational diseases. The prevention of these disorders requires a posture analysis during workand the improvement of working conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine risk factorsfor musculoskeletal ...  Read More

Original Article
Detection of Zoonotic Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella spp. Carrying Virulence Genes in Rural Mus musculus, Golestan Province, North of Iran

Somayeh Namroodi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 96-100


  Background and aims: Salmonella spp. infect cold-blooded and warm-blooded animals and maycause a worldwide zoonotic disease, salmonellosis, in infected animals. Rodents can be Salmonellacarriers without any signs of salmonellosis. The frequency of salmonella contamination, the presence ofvirulence genes ...  Read More

Original Article
The Relationship Between Tendency to Computer Games and the Mental Health of Junior High School Students of Shahr-e Kord, Iran

Zahra Karimi; Elahe Tavassoli; Akbar Babaei Heydarabadi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 101-107


  Background and aims: Given that computer games have positive and negative functions and mayaffect the mental health of individuals, the present research aimed to study the relationship betweenthe tendency to playing computer games and the mental health of junior high school students inShahr-e Kord.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Marital Status and Physical Health: Racial Differences

Shervin Assari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 108-113


  Background and aims: As suggested by the Minorities’ Diminished Return Theory, the associationbetween socioeconomic status and health is weaker for racial and ethnic minorities compared toWhites. The current study compared Blacks and Whites in terms of the association between maritalstatus and ...  Read More

Original Article
The Association of Body Image With Anthropometric Measures and Eating Disorders Among Students From University Sports Teams

Nastaran Miri; Mostafa Noroozi; Rosa Zavoshy; Neda Ezzeddin

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 114-119


  Background and aims: Body image is defined as a complex concept involving a person’s thoughts,feelings, and attitudes about his/her body. The body image dissatisfaction may expose the individuals,specifically athletes, to eating disorders (EDs). The aim of this study is to assess the association ...  Read More

Original Article
A Case-Control Study of Timely Control and Investigation of an Entamoeba Histolytica Outbreak by Primary Health Care in Idahluy-e Bozorg Village, Iran

Hosein Azizi; Elham Davtalab-Esmaeili; Mohammad Mirzapour; Golamali Karimi; Mahdi Rostampour; Yagoob Mirzaei

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 120-127


  Background and aims: Experience transfer and the knowledge utilization of rapid and timely outbreakcontrol can be the key path-finding to health systems (HSs). The aim of this study was to investigate anEntamoeba histolytica diarrhea outbreak through timely control.Methods: A case-control study and an ...  Read More

Original Article
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Cattle and Sheep in Isfahan, Iran

Mitra Sadat Deyhimi; Hossain Yousefidarani; Simindokht Soleimanifard

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 128-131


  Background and aims: Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite which has the potential toinfect all warm-blooded animals. Sheep and cattle play a main role in the economy and their infectionto T. gondii, besides economic losses, can cause the infection of humans through the consumptionof ...  Read More

Review article
A Review of Epidemic Forecasting Using Artificial Neural Networks

Manliura Datilo Philemon; Zuhaimy Ismail; Jayeola Dare

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, Pages 132-143


  Background and aims: Since accurate forecasts help inform decisions for preventive health-careintervention and epidemic control, this goal can only be achieved by making use of appropriatetechniques and methodologies. As much as forecast precision is important, methods and modelselection procedures are ...  Read More