תחילת דף אינטרנט, לחץ אנטר כדי לעבור לאזור תוכן מרכזי

Lecturer Gali Dar (PhD)

Head of Department of Physical Therapy

gdar@univ.haifa.ac.il

Office: Eshkol building, 9th floor, room 910

Physical Therapy

1993-1997 -  BPT. Tel-Aviv University, Israel, Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.

2000-2003 - M.Sc .Tel-Aviv University, Israel, Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

2003-2008 - Ph.D. Tel-Aviv University, Israel, Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Anatomy,

Musculo-Skeletal System

Spine

Low back pain

Sport Injuries 

Pelvic floor 

 

  1. Masharawi Y., Rothschild BM, Dar G, Peleg S, Been E, Robinson D, Hershkovitz I. (2004). Facet orientation in the thoraco-lumbar spine: Three-dimensional anatomical and biomechanical analysis. Spine; 29(16):1755-1763. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Masharawi Y, Rothschild BM, Salame K, Dar G, Peleg S, Hershkovitz I. (2005). Facet tropism and interfacet shape in the thoraco-lumbar spine: Characterization and biomechanical interpretation. Spine; 30(11):E281-292. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Dar G, Peleg S, Masharawi Y, Steinberg N, Rothschild BM, Peled N, Hershkovitz I. (2005). Sacroiliac joint bridging: Demographical and anatomical aspects. Spine; 30(15): E429-432.  (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Steinberg N, Hershkovitz I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Heim M, Siev-Ner I. (2006). Range of joint movement in female dancers and nondancers aged 8 to 16 years: Anatomical and clinical implications. American Journal of Sports Medicine; 34(5):814-23. (I.F: 4.439) (Rank: 1/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Dar G, Hershkovitz I. (2006). Sacroiliac joint bridging: simple and reliable criteria for sexing the skeleton. Journal of Forensic Sciences; 51(3): 480-483. (I.F: 1.244) (Rank: 7/16 within Medicine, Legal).
  1. Masharawi Y, Dar G, Peleg S, Steinberg N, Alperovitxh-Najenson D, Salame K, and Hershkovitz I. (2007). Lumbar facet anatomy changes in spondylolysis: a comparative skeletal study .European Spine Journal; 16(7):993-9.  (I.F: 2.133) (Rank: 19/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Dar G, Peleg S, Masharawi Y, Steinberg N, Rothschild BM, Hershkovitz I. (2007). The association of sacroiliac joint bridging with other enthesopathies in the human body. Spine; 32(10):E303-8. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Peleg S, Dar G, Steinberg N, Peled N, Hershkovitz I, Masharawi Y.(2007). Sacral orientation revisited. Spine; 32(15):E397-404. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Masharawi YM, Alperovitch-Najenson D, Steinberg N, Dar G, Peleg S, Rothschild B, Salame K, Hershkovitz I. (2007). Lumbar facet orientation in spondylolysis: a skeletal study. Spine; 32(6):E176-80. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Peleg S, Dar G, Medlej B, Steinberg N, Masharawi Y, Latimer B, Jellema L, Peled N, Arensburg B, Hershkovitz I. (2007). Orientation of the human sacrum: Anthropological perspectives and methodological approaches. American Journal of Physical Anthropology; 133(3):967-77. (I.F: 2.481) (Rank: 25/47 within Evolutionary Biology).                                                                                                                                                                          
  2. Dar G, Khamis S, Peleg S, Masharawi Y, Steinberg N, Peled N, Latimer B, Hershkovitz I. (2008). Sacroiliac joint fusion and the implications for manual therapy diagnosis and treatment. Manual Therapy;13(2):155-8. (I.F: 2.237) (Rank: 11/64 within Rehabilitation).
  1. Masharawi Y, Salame K, Mirovsky Y, Peleg S, Dar G, Steinberg N, Hershkovitz I. (2008). Vertebral body shape variation in the thoracic and lumbar spine: Characterization of its asymmetry and wedging. Clinical Anatomy; 21(1):46-54. (I.F: 1.159) (Rank: 13/21 within Anatomy & Morphology).
  1. Steinberg N, Siev-Ner I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Hershkovitz I. (2008). Growth and development of female dancers aged 8-16 years. American Journal of Human Biology; 20(3):299-307. (I.F: 2.335) (Rank: 23/83 within Biology).
  1. Masharawi Y, Peleg S, Albert HB, Dar G, Steingberg N, Medlej B, Abbas J, Salame K, Mirovski Y, Peled N, Hershkovitz I. (2008). Facet asymmetry in normal vertebral growth: characterization and etiology theory of scoliosis. Spine; 33(8):898-902. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Dar G, Hershkovitz I. (2008) Mobilization of the sacroiliac joint as a treatment technique to low back pain – risks vs. benefits (research study). The Journal of the Israel Physiotherapy Society. 10(2): 2-6. (Hebrew).
  1. Dar G, Peleg S, Masharawi Y, Steinberg N, May H, Hershkovitz I. (2009) Demographical aspects of Schmorl's nodes – a skeletal study. Spine; 34(9):E312-E315. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Peleg S, Dar G, Steinberg N, Masharawi Y, Been E, Abbas J, Hershkovitz I. (2009). Sacral orientation and spondylolysis. Spine; 34(25):E906-10. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 18/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Dar G, Masharawi Y, Peleg S, Steinberg S, May H, Medlej B, Peled N, Hershkovitz I. (2010). Schmorl's nodes distribution in the human spine and its possible etiology. European Spine Journal; 19(4):670-5. (I.F: 2.133) (Rank: 19/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Masharawi Y, Dar G, Peleg S, Steinberg S, Medlej B, May H, Abbas J, Hershkovitz I. (2010). A morphological Adaptation of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae to Lumbar hyperlordosis in young and adult females. European Spine Journal; 19(5):768-73. (I.F: 2.133) (Rank: 19/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. May H, Peled N, Dar G, Abbas J, Medlej B, Masharawi Y, Hershkovitz I. (2010). Hyperostosis frontalis interna and androgen suppression. Anatomical Record; 293(8):1333-6. (I.F: 1.343) (Rank: 12/21 within Anatomy & Morphology).
  1. Dar G. (2010). The use of diagnostic ultrasound in physical therapy (review). The Journal of the Israel Physiotherapy Society; 12(2): 2-5. (Hebrew).
  1. May H, Peled N, Dar G, Hay O, Abbas J, Masharawi Y, Hershkovitz I. (2010). Identifying and classifying hyperostosis frontalis interna via computerized tomography. Anatomical Record; 293(12):2007-11. (I.F: 1.343) (Rank: 12/21 within Anatomy & Morphology).
  1. May H, Peled N, Dar G, Cohen H, Abbas J, Medlej B, Hershkovitz I. (2011). Hyperostosis frontalis interna: criteria for sexing and aging a skeleton. International Journal of Legal Medicine;125(5):669-73. (I.F: 2.686) (Rank: 3/16 within Medicine, Legal).
  1. Steinberg N, Siev-Ner I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Zeev A, Hershkovitz I. (2011). Injury patterns in young, non-professional dancers. Journal of Sports Sciences; 29(1):47-54. (I.F:2.082) (Rank: 22/84 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Dar G, Masharawi Y, Peleg S, Steinberg S, May H, Medlej B, Hershkovitz I. (2011). The Epiphyseal Ring: A Long Forgotten Anatomical Structure with Significant Physiological Function. Spine; 36(11):850-6. (I.F: 2.159) (Rank: 19/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. May H, Peled N, Dar G, Abbas J, Hershkovitz I. (2011). Hyperostosis frontalis interna: What does it tell us about our health? American Journal of Human Biology; 23(3):392-7. (I.F: 2.335) (Rank: 23/83 within Biology).
  1. * Dar G. Cale-Benzoor (2011). Sacral Stress Fracture in a Triathlete: A Single Case Study. The Journal of the Israel Physiotherapy Society. 13(3): 9-12. (Hebrew).
  1. Steinberg N, Hershkovitz I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Siev-Ner I. (2011). Paratenonitis of the foot and ankle in young female dancers. Foot and Ankle International; 32(12):1115-21. (I.F: 1.474) (Rank: 31/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Kodesh E, Kafri M, Dar G, Dickstein R. (2012). Walking speed, unilateral leg loading, and step symmetry in young adults. Gait and Posture; 35(1):66-9 (I.F: 1.969) (Rank: 26/84 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Laufer Y, Dar G. (2012). Effectiveness of thermal and athermal short-wave diathermy for the management of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage; 20(9):957-66. (I.F: 4.262) (Rank: 2/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Steinberg N, Siev-Ner I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Zeev A, Hershkovitz I. (2012). Joint range of motion and patellofemoral pain in dancers. International Journal of sports medicine; 33(7):561-6. (I.F: 2.268) (Rank: 18/84 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Steinberg N, Siev-Ner I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Zeev A, Hershkovitz I. (2012). Extrinsic and intrinsic risk factors associated with injuries in young dancers aged 8-16 years. Journal of Sports Sciences; 30(5):485-95. (I.F:2.082) (Rank: 22/84 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Steinberg N, Hershkovitz I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Zeev A, Siev-Ner I. (2013). Morphological characteristics of the young scoliotic dancer. Physical Therapy in Sport; 14(4):213-20 (I.F: 1.367) (Rank: 33/64 within Rehabilitation).
  1. May H, Mali Y, Dar G, Abbas J, Hershkovitz I, Peled N. (2012). Intracranial volume, cranial thickness, and hyperostosis frontalis interna in the elderly. American Journal of Human Biology; 24(6):812-9. ((I.F: 2.335) (Rank: 23/83 within Biology).
  1. #Rabin A, Shashua A, Pizam K, Dickstein R, Dar G. (2013). The interrater reliability of physical examination tests that may predict the outcome or suggest the need for lumbar stabilization exercises. Journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy. 43(2):83-90. (I.F: 2.947) (Rank: 4/64 within Rehabilitation).
  1. Steinberg N, Finestone A, Noff M, Zeev A, Dar G.(2013). The relationship between lower extremity alignment and hallux valgus. Foot and ankle international; 34(6):824-31. (I.F: 1.474) (Rank: 31/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Steinberg N, Siev-Ner I, Peleg S, Dar G, Masharawi Y, Zeev A,. Hershkovitz I. (2013). Injuries in female dancers aged 8 to 16 years. Journal of Athletic Training; 48(1):118-123. (I.F: 1.682) (Rank: 35/84 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Dar G, Dolev E, Kots E, Cale-Benzoor M. (2013). Rehabilitation of Plantaris Tendon Rupture in an Elite Triathlete: A Case Report. Journal of Athletic Enhancement. 2:2. [doi: 10.4172/2324-9080.1000108].
  1. #Rabin A, Shashua A, Pizam K, Dickstein R, Dar G. (2014). A Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Patients with Low Back Pain Who Are Likely to Experience Short-Term Success Following Lumbar Stabilization Exercises – A Validation Study. Journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy. 44(1):6-B13. (I.F: 2.947) (Rank: 4/64 within Rehabilitation).
  1. Laufer Y, Dar G. (2014). Response to Letter to the Editor: Comment on Laufer et al. entitled "Effectiveness of thermal and athermal short-wave diathermy for the management of knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage; 22(4):607-8.(I.F: 4.262) (Rank: 2/65 within Orthopedics).
  1. Dar G, Peled N. (2013). The association between sacralization and spondylolisthesis. Anatomical Science International; 89(3):156-60. (I.F: 0.625). (Rank 18/21 within Anatomy & Morphology).
  1. Dar G, Marx Y, Loffe A, Kodesh E. (2014). The effectiveness of a multimedia messaging service reminder system in the management of knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study. International Journal of Clinical Medicine; 5(9);483-489.
  1. Steinberg N, Siev-Ner I, Zeev A, Dar G. (2015). The association between hallux valgus and proximal joint alignment in young female dancers. International Journal of sports medicine; 36(1):67-74.(I.F: 2.268) (Rank: 18/84 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Laufer Y, Dar G, Kodesh E. (2014). Does a Wii-based exercise program enhance balance control of independently functioning older adults: A systematic review. Clinical Interventions in Aging; 9:1803-13. (IF- 82) (Rank 27/49 within Geriatrics & Gerontology).
  1. Kodesh E, Dar G. (2015). The effect of kinesiotape on dynamic balance following muscle fatigue in individuals with chronic ankle instability. Research in Sports Medicine; 23(4):367-78. (IF:1.425) (Rank 42/81 within Sport Sciences).
  1. Khamis S, Dar G, Peretz C, Yizhar Z. (2015). The relationship between foot and pelvic alignment while standing. Journal of Human Kinetics; 46:85-97 (I.F:0.698) (Rank: 66/81within Sport Sciences).
  1. Hay O, Dar G, Abbas J, Stein S, May H, Masharawi Y, Peled N, Hershkovitz I. (2015) The Lumbar Lordosis in Males and Females, Revisited. PLOS ONE; 10(8):e0133685. (I.F: 3.73).
  1. Dar G. (2015). Dynamic stretching during warm-up prior to running. Edorium J Sports Med; 1:7–9.
  1. Peleg S , Dar G, Steinberg N, Masharawi Y, Hershkovitz I. (2016). Sacral orientation and Scheuermann’s kyphosis. SpringerPlus. Feb 20;5:141-150. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-1772-x. eCollection 2016. (I.F:1.13).
  1. Dar G, Hicks GE. (2016). The Immediate Effect of Dry Needling on Multifidus Muscles’ Function in Healthy individuals. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 29(2):273-278. (I.F: 0.912) (Rank: 42/67 within Orthopedics).
  1. Steinberg N., Dar G., Dunlop M., Gaida JE. (2017). The relationship of hip muscle performance to leg, ankle and foot injuries: a systematic review. The Physician and Sports medicine. 45(1):49-63.
  1. Dar G, Peled N. (2017). CT imaging of multifidus muscles in sacralization. Medical Research Archives, 5(4):1-10.
  1. Dar G, Alon Y, Cale' Benzoor (2019) Concurrent Criterion Validity of A Novel Portable Motion Analysis System for Assessing the Landing Error Scoring System (LESS) Test. Sports biomechanics 18(4):426-436.
  1. Vulfsons S, Chervonenko S, Haddad M, Weisman MH, Lavi N, Dar G. (2018) Decreased amplitude of surface electromyo- graphic recordings of muscle activation along the posterior myofascial kinematic chain in subjects with chronic nonspecific low back pain compared to healthy subjects. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 31(4):785-79
  1. Ben Ami N, Dar G. (2018). What is the most effective verbal instruction for correctly contracting the pelvic floor muscles? Neurourology and Urodynamics. 7(8):2904-2910
  1. Dar G, Mei-Dan E.(2018) Immediate effect of infrapatellar strap on pain and jump height in patellar tendinopathy among young athletes. Prosthetics & Orthotics International. doi: 10.1177/0309364618791619. 4(1):21-27.
  1. Dar G. (2019) Physical Therapy via Telerehabilitation for Chronic Low Back Pain- An Editorial. CPQ Orthopaedics. 3(2), 01-05.