Effect of Different Sitting Postures on Lung Capacity, Expiratory Flow, and Lumbar Lordosis To investigate the effect of sitting posture on lung capacity and expiratory flow (LC-EF) and lumbar lordosis. Postures were assumed randomly: normal, with full isread more
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Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of injurious falls in older persons. Falls among older adults can have serious physical and emotional consequences, ultimately leading to a loss of independence. Improved identification of those at risk for falls could leadread more
Improvement in automatic postural coordination following alexander technique lessons in a person with low back pain. The relationship between abnormal postural coordination and back pain is unclear. The Alexander Technique (AT) aims to improve postural coread more
Postural Instability in Early-Stage Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescent Girls AIS is related to disorders of postural control with potential involvement of vestibular, proprioceptive, and visual input. So far no assessment of postural control has been doneread more
Gait characteristics of elderly people with a history of falls: a dynamic approach. This study investigated changes in the kinematics of elderly people who experienced at least one fall 6 months prior to data collection. The authors hypothesized that, inread more
Sagittal spinal posture after Pilates-based exercise in healthy older adults. The aim of this study was to determine changes in sagittal spinal posture in older adults during standing and sitting after a Pilates-based exercise program. Pilates exercise isread more
The Neurochemically Diverse Intermedius Nucleus of the Medulla as a Source of Excitatory and Inhibitory Synaptic Input to the Nucleus Tractus Solitarii Sensory afferent signals from neck muscles have been postulated to influence central cardiorespiratoryread more