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  • Dr. Einat Kodesh

    Dr. Einat Kodesh

    Department of Physical Therapy
    CV File,
​Fax: 972-4-8288140
Room 914
 Research Areas:
·        Exercise physiology
·        Exercise and cognition
·        Sport injuries assessment prevention and prediction
·        Balance and strength performance
B.ed . 1984-1988: Specialization in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Zinman College for Physical Education & Sport Wingate Institute,
B.PT. 1994-1998: Tel Aviv University, Department of Physiotherapy.
M.Sc. 1992-1994: Tel-Aviv University, Department of Physiology.
Ph.D. - 2003-2007. The Hebrew University, Department of Physiology, Faculty of  Medicine, Jerusalem. Supervised by Prof. M. Horowitz.
Ph.D. Dissertation: “Combined heat acclimation and exercise training: Molecular and physiological adaptation in cardiac and soleus muscles”.
Post doctoral training at University of California, Irvine; Laboratory of Prof's Copper DM and Adam G). Establishing an animal model for exercise induced asthma.
Academic Ranks
Name of Institution and Department
Assistant A
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Physiology department
2003 - 2004
Assistant B
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Physiology department
2005 - 2006
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Physiology department.
University of Haifa , Physical-Therapy department
2009 - present
Senior Lecturer
University of Haifa , Physical-Therapy department
1. Eliakim A, Wolach B, Kodesh E, Gavrieli R, Radnay J, Ben-Tovim T, Yarom Y, Falk B. Cellular and humoral immune response to exercise among gymnasts and untrained girls. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 1997 Apr; 18(3):208-212.
2. Wolach B, Eliakim A, Gavrieli R, Kodesh E, Yarom Y, Schlesinger M, Falk B. Aspects of leukocyte function and the complement system following aerobic exercise in young female gymnasts. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 1998 Apr; 8(2):91-97.
3. Wolach B, Falk B, Kodesh E, Radnay J, Shapiro H, Yarom Y, Eliakim A .  Cellular Immune Response to Anaerobic Exercise Among Gymnasts and Untrained Girls. Pediatric exercise Science 1998. Aug Volume 10, Issue 3, 227 –235.
4. Wolach B, Falk B, Gavrieli R, Kodesh E, Eliakim A. Neutrophil function response to aerobic and anaerobic exercise in female judoka and untrained subjects. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2000 Feb; 34(1):23-28
5. Horowitz M, Eli-Berchoer L, Wapinski I, Friedman N, Kodesh E. Stress-related genomic responses during the course of heat acclimation and its association with ischemic-reperfusion cross-tolerance. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2004 Oct; 97(4):1496-1507.
6. Carmeli E, Barak  S, Morad M, Kodesh, E. Physical exercises can reduce anxiety and improve quality of life among adults with intellectual disability. International SportMed Journal. 2009. 10(2), 77–85.
7. Bodell PW, Kodesh E, Haddad F, Zaldivar FP, Cooper DM, Adams GR.  Skeletal muscle growth in young rats is inhibited by chronic exposure to IL-6 but preserved by concurrent voluntary endurance exercise. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2009 Feb;106(2):443-453.
8. Carmeli E, Kodesh E, Nemcovsky C. Tetracycline therapy for muscle atrophy due to immobilization.  Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions. 2009 Apr- Jun;9(2):81-88. 
9. Carmeli E, Maor M, Kodesh E. Expression of superoxide dismutase and matrix metalloproteinase type 2 in diaphragm muscles of young rats. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 2009 Nov; 60(5):31-36.
10. Kodesh E, Horowitz M. Soleus adaptation to combined exercise and heat acclimation: physiogenomic aspects. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2010 May; 42(5):943-952.
11. Horowitz M, Kodesh E.  Molecular Signals That Shape the Integrative Responses of the Heat Acclimated Phenotype.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2010 Dec; 42(12):2164-2172.
12. Carmeli E, Beiker R, Maor M, Kodesh E. Increased iNOS, MMP-2, and HSP-72 in skeletal muscle following high-intensity exercise training. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology. 2010; 21(2):127-146.
13. Kodesh E, Zaldivar, Schwindt C, Tran P, Yu A, Camilon M, Nance DM, Leu SY, Cooper D, Adams GR. A rat model of exercise-induced asthma: a nonspecific response to a specific immunogen. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 2011 Apr;300(4):R917-924.
14. Adams GR, Zaldivar FP, Nance DM, Kodesh E, Radom-Aizik S, Cooper DM. Exercise and leukocyte interchange among central circulation, lung, spleen, and muscle. Brain Behavior and Immunity. 2011 May;25(4):658-666.
15. Kodesh E, Nesher N, Simaan A, Hochner B, Beeri R, Gilon D, Stern MD, Gerstenblith G, Horowitz M. Heat acclimation and exercise training interact when combined in an overriding and tradeoff manner: Physiologic-genomic linkage. American  Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 2011 Dec;30(6):R1786-1797 .
16. Kodesh E, Kafri M, Dar G, Dickstein R. Walking speed unilateral leg loading, and step symmetry in young adults. Gait & Posture 2012 Jan; 35(1):66-69
17. Merrick J, Bachar A, Carmeli E, Kodesh E.  Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Body Composition and Muscle Strength in Over-Weight to Obese Old Women with Intellectual Disability: A Pilot Study. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, 2013, 6, 43-48.
18. Kodesh E, Kizony R. Measuring cardiopulmonary parameters during dual-task while walking. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology,  2013 Oct; 11:1-6
19. Dar G, Marx Y, Loffe A, Kodesh E. The effectiveness of a multimedia messaging service reminder system in the management of knee osteoarthritis: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2014, 5, 483-489
20. Kodesh E, Weissman-Fogel I. Exercise induced hypoalgesia - Interval vs. Continuous Mode. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2014 Jul;39(7):829-834. Editors’ Choice (Health Selections)
21. Carmeli E, Katz-Leurer  M, Kodesh E, Scena S, Steindler R. Functional reach test performance in distance and velocity – A pilot study. European Journal of Physiotherapy. 2014, 16 (3):168-172
22.  Kodesh E, Laufer Y. The reliability of a hand-held dynamometer for strength assessment during electrically induced muscle contractions. Physiotherapy practice and the theory. 2015 Jan;31(1):61-66.
23. Laufer Y, Dar G, Kodesh E. Does a Wii-based exercise program enhance balance control of independently functioning older adults: A systematic review. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 2014 Oct 23;9:1803-1813
24. Carmeli E, Imam B. Kodesh E. Effects of Moderate Exercise Training on Spatial Behavior Among Old Mice - Preliminary Results. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, 2014, 7, 6-10
25. Kodesh E, Falash F, Sprecher E, Dickstein R. Light touch and medio-lateral postural stability during short distance gait. Neuroscience Letters. 2015 Jan 1;584:378-81
26. Agmon M, Kodesh E, Kizony R. The effect of different types of walking on dual-task performance and task prioritization among community-dwelling older adults. The Scientific World Journal. Epub 2014 Nov 23.
27. Sarig Bahat H, Chen X,  Reznik D, Kodesh E, Treleaven J. Interactive cervical motion kinematics: Sensitivity, specificity andclinically significant values for identifying kinematic. Manual Therapy. 2015 Apr; 20(2):295-302
28. Kodesh E, Dar G. The effect of kinesiotape on dynamic balance following muscle fatigue in individuals with chronic ankle instability. Research in Sports Medicine Epub 2015 Nov 23
29. Kodesh E, Shargal E, Kislev-Cohen R, Funk S, Dorfman L, Samuelly G, Hoffman JR, Sharvit N. Examination of the effectiveness of predictors for musculoskeletal injuries in female soldiers. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (2015) 14, 515 - 52