Reza Safari


NameReza Safari
Job titleLecturer in Prosthetics and Orthotics
Research instituteCollege of Health, Psychology and Social Care
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5434-8844

Research outputs

Understanding the attitudes towards breastfeeding amongst staff and students in a UK higher institutional setting–a mixed-method cross-sectional study

Jackson, J., Hallam, J., Griffiths, A., Leverton, J. and Safari, R. 2023. Understanding the attitudes towards breastfeeding amongst staff and students in a UK higher institutional setting–a mixed-method cross-sectional study. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education . pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2023.2273263

Comprehensive geriatric assessment delivered by advanced nursing practitioners within primary care setting: a mixed-methods pilot feasibility randomised controlled trial

Safari, R., Jackson, J. and Boole, L. 2023. Comprehensive geriatric assessment delivered by advanced nursing practitioners within primary care setting: a mixed-methods pilot feasibility randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics . 23 (513), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-023-04218-0

The effects of a custom foot orthosis on dynamic plantar pressure in patients with chronic plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial

Nakhaee, M., Mohseni-Bandpei, M., Mousavi, M.E., Shakourirad, A., , x, Amiri, H. and Nakhaei, M., Safari, R., Mimar, R., Amiri, H. and Nakhaei, M. 2022. The effects of a custom foot orthosis on dynamic plantar pressure in patients with chronic plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial. Prosthetics and Orthotics International. https://doi.org/10.1097/PXR.0000000000000179

A narrative synthesis using the ecological systems theory for understanding a woman’s ability to continue breastfeeding

Jackson, J., Safari, R. and Hallam, J. 2022. A narrative synthesis using the ecological systems theory for understanding a woman’s ability to continue breastfeeding. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2022.2098162

Prevalence of pressure ulcers in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Anthony, Denis, Alosaimi, Dalyal, Korsah, Kwadwo, Safari, Reza and Shiferaw, Wondimeneh Shibabaw 2021. Prevalence of pressure ulcers in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Tissue Viability. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2020.10.003

Which exercise and behavioural interventions show most promise for treating fatigue in multiple sclerosis? A network meta-analysis

Harrison, Anthony M, Safari, Reza, Mercer, Tom, Picariello, Federica, van der Linden, Marietta L, White, Claire, Moss-Morris, Rona and Norton, Sam 2021. Which exercise and behavioural interventions show most promise for treating fatigue in multiple sclerosis? A network meta-analysis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/1352458521996002

Lower limb prosthetic interfaces: Clinical and technological advancement and potential future direction

Safari, Reza 2020. Lower limb prosthetic interfaces: Clinical and technological advancement and potential future direction. Prosthetics and Orthotics International. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364620969226

Which behavioural and exercise interventions targeting fatigue show the most promise in multiple sclerosis? A systematic review with narrative synthesis and meta-analysis

Moss-Moris, R, Harrison, A.M, Safari, Reza, Norton, S, van der Linden, M.L, Picariello, F, Thomas, S, White, C, Mercer, T and Rona, Moss-Morris 2019. Which behavioural and exercise interventions targeting fatigue show the most promise in multiple sclerosis? A systematic review with narrative synthesis and meta-analysis. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 137, pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2019.103464

Prevalence of pressure ulcers in long term care: A global review.

Anthony, Denis, Alosoumi, Dalyal and Safari, Reza 2019. Prevalence of pressure ulcers in long term care: A global review. Journal of Wound Care. https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2019.28.11.702

Fatigue interventions in long term, physical health conditions: a scoping review of systematic reviews.

Hulme, Katrin, Safari, Reza, Thomas, Sarah, Mercer, Tom, White, Claire, Van der Linden, Marietta and Moss-Morris, Rona 2018. Fatigue interventions in long term, physical health conditions: a scoping review of systematic reviews. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203367

A systematic review of variables used to assess clinically acceptable alignment of unilateral transtibial amputees in the literature.

Tafti, Nahid, Hemmati, Fatemeh, Safari, Reza, Karimi, Mohammad Taghi, Farmani, Farzad, Khalaf, Ali and Mardani, Mohammad Ali 2018. A systematic review of variables used to assess clinically acceptable alignment of unilateral transtibial amputees in the literature. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part H, Journal of engineering in medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954411918789450

Digital interventions to promote self-management in people with osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis - Study protocol

Safari, Reza, Jackson, Jessica, Dhadda, Buk, Watkins, Merryl, Sheffield, David, Anthony, Denis and Ward, Derek 2018. Digital interventions to promote self-management in people with osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis - Study protocol. National Health Service (NHS).

Development and preliminary evaluation of a new anatomically based prosthetic alignment method for below-knee prosthesis.

Tafti, Nahid, Karimlou, Masoud, Mardani, Mohammad Ali, Jafarpisheh, Amir Salar, Aminian, Gholam Reza and Safari, Reza 2018. Development and preliminary evaluation of a new anatomically based prosthetic alignment method for below-knee prosthesis. Assistive technology : the official journal of RESNA. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2018.1467513

Effect of exercise interventions on perceived fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: synthesis of meta-analytic reviews

Safari, Reza, Van der Linden, Marietta L. and Mercer, Tom H. 2017. Effect of exercise interventions on perceived fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: synthesis of meta-analytic reviews. Neurodegenerative Disease Management. https://doi.org/10.2217/nmt-2017-0009

Temperature measurement and control system for transtibial prostheses: single subject clinical evaluation.

Ghoseiri, Kamiar, Zheng, Yong Ping, Leung, Aaron K L, Rahgozar, Mehdi, Aminian, Gholamreza, Masoumi, Mehdi and Safari, Reza 2016. Temperature measurement and control system for transtibial prostheses: single subject clinical evaluation. Assistive technology : the official journal of RESNA. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2016.1272070

Temperature measurement and control system for transtibial prostheses: functional evaluation.

Ghoseiri, Kamiar, Zheng, Yong Ping, Leung, Aaron K L, Rahgozar, Mehdi, Aminian, Gholamreza, Lee, Tat Hing and Safari, Reza 2016. Temperature measurement and control system for transtibial prostheses: functional evaluation. Assistive technology : the official journal of RESNA. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2016.1225850

The prototype of a thermoregulatory system for measurement and control of temperature inside prosthetic socket

Ghoseiri, Kamiar, Ghoseiri, K, Zheng, Y.P, Hing, L.T, Safari, Reza and Leung, A.K.L 2015. The prototype of a thermoregulatory system for measurement and control of temperature inside prosthetic socket. Sage. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309364615588343

Socket interface pressure and amputee reported outcomes for comfortable and uncomfortable conditions of patellar tendon bearing socket: a pilot study

Safari, Reza, Tafti, Nahid and Aminian, Gholamreza 2015. Socket interface pressure and amputee reported outcomes for comfortable and uncomfortable conditions of patellar tendon bearing socket: a pilot study. Assistive Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2014.949016

Systematic review of effects of current transtibial prosthetic socket designs—Part 1: Qualitative outcomes

Safari, Reza and Meier, Margrit Regula 2015. Systematic review of effects of current transtibial prosthetic socket designs—Part 1: Qualitative outcomes. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2014.08.0183

Systematic review of effects of current transtibial prosthetic socket designs—Part 2: Quantitative outcomes

Safari, Reza and Meier, Margrit Regula 2015. Systematic review of effects of current transtibial prosthetic socket designs—Part 2: Quantitative outcomes. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2014.08.0184

Application of ultrasound in the assessment of plantar fascia in patients with plantar fasciitis: a systematic review

Mohseni-Bandpei, M.A, Nakhaee, M, Mousavi, M.E, Shakourirad, A, Safari, Reza and Kashani, R.V 2014. Application of ultrasound in the assessment of plantar fascia in patients with plantar fasciitis: a systematic review. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2014.03.001

Prevalence of heat and perspiration discomfort inside prostheses: literature review.

Ghoseiri, K and Safari, Reza 2014. Prevalence of heat and perspiration discomfort inside prostheses: literature review. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. https://doi.org/10.1682/JRRD.2013.06.0133
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