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saddam fuad kana'an
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences - Faculty Member
  • 26940
  • Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences L1-2
  • Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • sfkanaan@just.edu.jo

  • Bsc. in Physical therapy from Jordan University Of Science And Technology, 2003
  • دبلوم in Health Professions Education from The University Of Kansas Medical Center, 2011
  • Msc. in Physical therapy from Sheffield Hallam University, 2006
  • Ph.D. in Physical therapy from The University Of Kansas Medical Center, 2013

    Publications
  • Kanaan, S. F., McDowd, J. M., Colgrove, Y., Burns, J. M., Gajewski, B., & Pohl, P, "Feasibility and efficacy of intensive cognitive training in early-stage Alzheimer's disease.," American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 150-158, 2014
  • Gras, L. Z., Kanaan, S. F., McDowd, J. M., Colgrove, Y. M., Burns, J., & Pohl, P. S

    , "Balance and gait of adults with very mild Alzheimer disease," Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 1-7, 2015
  • Kanaan, S. F., Yeh, H. W., Waitman, R. L., Burton, D. C., Arnold, P. M., & Sharma, N. K , "Predicting Discharge Placement and Health Care Needs After Lumbar Spine Laminectomy," Journal of Allied Health, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 88-97, 2014
  • Kanaan, S. F., Waitman, L. R., Yeh, H. W., Arnold, P. M., Burton, D. C., & Sharma, "Structural equation model analysis of the length-of-hospital stay after lumbar spine surgery," The Spine Journal, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 612-621, 2014
  • Kanaan SF, Arnold PM, Burton DC, Yeh HW, Loyd L, Sharma NK, "Investigating and Predicting Early Lumbar Spine Surgery Outcomes," Journal of Allied Health, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 83-90, 2015
  • Melton, Brittany L;  Moqbel, Murad; Kanaan, Saddam; Sharma, Neena K

    , "Structural Equation Model of Disability in Low Back Pain," Spine, vol. Published Ahead-of-Print, no. , pp. 0-0, 2016
  • Kanaan SF, Siengsukon C, Arnold PM, Burton DC, Emmanuel NM, Sharma NK, "Relationship between Sleep Quality and Functional and Psychological Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain," Physical Therapy, vol. 101, no. Supplement 1, pp. 713-714, 2015
  • Melton BL, Moqbel M, Kanaan SF, Sharma NK, "Structural Equation Model of Disability in Low Back Pain," Spine, vol. 41, no. 20, pp. 1621-1627, 2016
  • Mansour ZM, Martin LE, Lepping RJ, Kanaan SF, Brooks WM, Yeh HW, Sharma NK
    , "Brain Response to Non-Painful Mechanical Stimulus to Lumbar Spine," Brain Sciences, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 0-0, 2018
  • Zaid M. Mansour, Laura E. Martin, Rebecca J. Lepping, Saddam F. Kanaan, William M. Brooks, Hung-Wen Yeh and Neena K. Sharma, "Brain Response to Non-Painful Mechanical Stimulus to Lumbar Spine," Brain sciences, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1-10, 2018
  • Almhdawi KA, Kanaan SF, Khader Y, Al-Hourani Z, Almomani F, Nazzal M, "Study-related mental health symptoms and their correlates among allied health professions students," Work, vol. Pre-press, no. , pp. 0-0, 2018
  • Khalil, H. and Allataifeh, E. and Kanaan, S. and Al-Sharman, A. and Al Mhdawi, K. and El-Salem, K., "Translation, cross cultural adaptation, and construct validation of the Arabic version of the Frenchay Activities Index in people with multiple sclerosis," Physiotherapy Research International, vol. 26, no. , pp. 0-0, 2021
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Jaber, H.B. and Khalil, H.W. and Kanaan, S.F. and Shyyab, A.A. and Mansour, Z.M. and Alazrai, A.H., "Post-stroke fatigue level is significantly associated with mental health component of health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study," Quality of Life Research, vol. 30, no. , pp. 1165-1172, 2021
  • Kanaan, S.F. and Melton, B.L. and Waitman, L.R. and Simpson, M.H. and Sharma, N.K., "The effect of age and gender on acute postoperative pain and function following lumbar spine surgeries," Physiotherapy Research International, vol. 26, no. , pp. 0-0, 2021
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Obeidat, D. and Kanaan, S.F. and Hajela, N. and Bsoul, M. and Arabiat, A. and Alazrai, A. and Jaber, H. and Alrabbaie, H., "University professors' mental and physical well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic and distance teaching," Work, vol. 69, no. , pp. 1153-1161, 2021
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Alrabbaie, H. and Kanaan, S.F. and Alahmar, M.R. and Oteir, A.O. and Mansour, Z.M. and Obeidat, D.S., "The prevalence of upper quadrants work-related musculoskeletal disorders and their predictors among registered nurses," Work, vol. 68, no. , pp. 1035-1047, 2021
  • Kanaan, S. and Khraise, H. and Almhdawi, K.A. and Natour, J. and Oteir, A.O. and Mansour, Z.M., "Arabic translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and psychometric properties of the low back pain knowledge questionnaire," Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2021
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Alrabbaie, H. and Obeidat, D.S. and Kanaan, S.F. and Alahmar, M.R. and Mansour, Z.M. and Oteir, A.O., "Sleep quality and its predictors among hospital-based nurses: a cross-sectional study," Sleep and Breathing, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2021
  • Kanaan, S.F. and Khraise, H. and Almhdawi, K.A. and Darlow, B. and Oteir, A.O. and Mansour, Z.M., "Arabic version of the Back Pain Attitudes Questionnaire: Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and psychometric properties," Journal of back and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, vol. 34, no. , pp. 59-67, 2021
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Alazrai, A. and Kanaan, S. and Shyyab, A.A. and Oteir, A.O. and Mansour, Z.M. and Jaber, H., "Post-stroke depression, anxiety, and stress symptoms and their associated factors: A cross-sectional study," Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, vol. 31, no. , pp. 1091-1104, 2021
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Obeidat, D.S. and Kanaan, S.F. and Oteir, A.O. and Mansour, Z.M. and Alrabbaei, H., "Efficacy of an innovative smartphone application for office workers with chronic non-specific low back pain: a pilot randomized controlled trial," Clinical Rehabilitation, vol. 34, no. , pp. 1282-1291, 2020
  • Oteir, A.O. and Almhdawi, K. and Kanaan, S.F. and Alwidyan, M.T. and Williams, B., "Attitudes towards cpr among allied health students in jordan: A cross-sectional study," Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, vol. 17, no. , pp. 0-0, 2020
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Alrabbaie, H. and Kanaan, S.F. and Oteir, A.O. and Jaber, A.F. and Ismael, N.T. and Obaidat, D.S., "Predictors and prevalence of lower quadrant work-related musculoskeletal disorders among hospital-based nurses: A cross-sectional study," Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, vol. 33, no. , pp. 885-896, 2020
  • Oteir, A.O. and Almhdawi, K.A. and Kanaan, S.F. and Alwidyan, M.T. and Williams, B., "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation level of knowledge among allied health university students in Jordan: A cross-sectional study," BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. , pp. 0-0, 2019
  • Mansour, Z.M. and Martin, L.E. and Lepping, R.J. and Kanaan, S.F. and Brooks, W.M. and Yeh, H.-W. and Sharma, N.K., "Brain response to non-painful mechanical stimulus to Lumbar Spine," Brain Sciences, vol. 8, no. , pp. 0-0, 2018
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Kanaan, S.F. and Khader, Y. and Al-Hourani, Z. and Almomani, F. and Nazzal, M., "Study-related mental health symptoms and their correlates among allied health professions students," Work, vol. 61, no. , pp. 391-401, 2018
  • Almhdawi, K.A. and Mathiowetz, V. and Al-Hourani, Z. and Khader, Y. and Kanaan, S.F. and Alhasan, M., "Musculoskeletal pain symptoms among allied health professions' students: Prevalence rates and associated factors," Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, vol. 30, no. , pp. 1291-1301, 2017
  • Melton, B.L. and Moqbel, M. and Kanaan, S. and Sharma, N.K., "Structural equation model of disability in low back pain," Spine, vol. 41, no. , pp. 1621-1627, 2016
  • Kanaan, S.F. and Arnold, P.M. and Burton, D.C. and Yeh, H.-W. and Loyd, L. and Sharma, N.K., "Investigating and predicting early lumbar spine surgery outcomes," Journal of Allied Health, vol. 44, no. , pp. 83-90, 2015
  • Gras, L.Z. and Kanaan, S.F. and McDowd, J.M. and Colgrove, Y.M. and Burns, J. and Pohl, P.S., "Balance and gait of adults with very mild Alzheimer disease," Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, vol. 38, no. , pp. 1-7, 2015
  • Kanaan, S.F. and Waitman, L.R. and Yeh, H.-W. and Arnold, P.M. and Burton, D.C. and Sharma, N.K., "Structural equation model analysis of the length-of-hospital stay after lumbar spine surgery," Spine Journal, vol. 15, no. , pp. 612-621, 2015
  • Kanaan, S.F. and Yeh, H.-W. and Waitman, R.L. and Burton, D.C. and Arnold, P.M. and Sharma, N.K., "Predicting discharge placement and health care needs after lumbar spine laminectomy," Journal of Allied Health, vol. 43, no. , pp. 88-97, 2014
  • Kanaan, S.F. and McDowd, J.M. and Colgrove, Y. and Burns, J.M. and Gajewski, B. and Pohl, P.S., "Feasibility and efficacy of intensive cognitive training in early-stage alzheimer's disease," American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias, vol. 29, no. , pp. 150-158, 2014
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
  • Faculty Member, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Nov 2013 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, The University of Kansas Medical Center, U.S.A, Nov 2007- Aug 2013
  • Full Time Lecturer, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, Sep 2006- Aug 2007
  • ADVANCED THEORIES AND PRACTICE IN ORHOPEDIC REHABILITATION 2
  • ADVANCED THEORIES AND PRACTICE IN ORTHOPEDIC REHABILITATION 1
  • APPLIED BIOSTATISTICS
  • CLINICAL PRACTICE IN ORTHOPAEDICS
  • CLINICAL PRACTICE IN ORTHOPAEDICS (1)
  • CLINICAL PRACTICE IN ORTHOPAEDICS (2)
  • CLINICAL PRACTICUM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
  • DISABILITY AND THE SOCIETY(NOT ALLOWED FOR REHABILITION SCIENCE DEP.STUDENTS)
  • DISEASES OF MUSCLES & BONE
  • EDUCATIONAL APPROACHES IN REHABILITATION SCIENCES
  • INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOTHERAPY
  • INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOTHERAPY AND REHABILITATION SCIENCES
  • MUSCULOSKELETAL ANATOMY
  • MUSCULOSKELETAL ANATOMY (LAB)
  • PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS
  • PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS (LAB)
  • PT IN ORTHOPAEDICS
  • PT IN ORTHOPAEDICS (1)
  • PT IN ORTHOPAEDICS (1) LAB
  • PT IN ORTHOPAEDICS (2)
  • PT IN ORTHOPAEDICS (2) LAB
  • PT IN ORTHOPAEDICS LAB
  • PT IN SPORTS INJURIES
  • PT IN SPORTS INJURIES (LAB)
  • RESEARCH METHODS AND BIOSTATISTICS
  • RESEARCH METHODS IN REHABILITATION SCIENCES
  • SEMINAR
  • THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE (2) LAB
  • THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE(2)