Tahsin is from Sanandaj, a beautiful mountainous city in the west of Iran. Tahsin is a Neuromuscular Exercise Physiologist who is currently working toward his Ph.D. in the Departments of Health and Human Physiology, and Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa. He received his B.Sc. in Exercise Science from the University of Kurdistan and his M.Sc. in Exercise Physiology from Kharazmi University in Tehran. Having played three sports as a college athlete, he was passionate about studying sensory neurons in exercise performance and the effects of exercise training on sensory neurons. Upon receiving a scholarship from the University of Iowa in 2016, he joined Benson's Lab to study the role of Acid-Sensing Ion Channels in Exercise-Induced Muscle Pain. Athletic training is also among his areas of expertise. He has experience coaching Iran's National Deaflympic Wrestling Team in 2009 and helping Iowa's men's basketball strength and conditioning program from 2019 to 2020. As a result of his novel research, he has received several awards from the American College of Sports Medicine and the US Association for the Study of Pain.