Homa Rafiei Milajerdi

Postdoctoral Scholar

Faculty of Kinesiology

PhD - Motor Development

University of Tehran, Kish International Campus, 2019

Visiting Scholar

University of Calgary- Owerko Center, Supervised by Dr. Deb Dewey, 2018-2019

Contact information


Research and teaching

Motor Development in Autism

  • Effects of video games on children with autism
  • Effects of physical activity and exergaming on children with autism

Research interests

Dr. Homa Rafiei Milajerdi, PhD, is currently at the University of Calgary in the Faculty of Kinesiology working with Dr. Larry Katz, PhD, and the Autism Asperger Friendship Society(AAFS) and has two main area of research focus:

-Working on the effect of active video game and video modelling on children with autism.

-Motor, cognitive and social development in autism.

Supervisor:

Dr. Larry Katz, PhD


Publications

The effects of physical activity and exergaming on motor skills and executive functions in children with autism spectrum disorder.

The effect of physical activity and exergaming on autistic symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder.