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mrj 2014, 8(3): 76-81 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis among healthy females of 20 to 65 years
Nasrin Naseri 1, Zahra Fakhari, Mitra Haji Maghsoudi, Fatemeh Hosseini Ghahi, Maryam Senobari
1- , naserins@tums.ac.ir
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Background and Aim: According to the attachments lumbar spine and pelvic muscles, it seems that pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis have previous studies about this relationship have shown different results and these conflicting results can hamper therapist to set a correct therapeutic plan. The aim of this study was to examine this relationship in a large sample and with more accurate instruments. Materials and Methods: One hundred and eighty healthy women (20-65 year-old) with a mean age of 41.45 12.27 participated in this study. Pelvic tilt was measured by inclinometer and lumbar lordosis by flexible ruler. Statistical tests have been performed by SPSS (version 11.5) computer software. Results: The results of this study showed a weak correlation between pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis (r =0.16, p<0.05). This association was little affected by age. Conclusion: This study has examined the relationship between pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis of healthy women in static position. The present study showed a weak correlation between pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis in healthy women.
Keywords: Pelvic tilt, Lumbar Lordosis, Flexible ruler, Palpation meter
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/07/6 | Accepted: 2014/07/6 | Published: 2014/07/6
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Naseri N, Fakhari Z, Haji Maghsoudi M, Hosseini Ghahi F, Senobari M. The relationship between pelvic tilt and lumbar lordosis among healthy females of 20 to 65 years. mrj. 2014; 8 (3) :76-81
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Volume 8, Number 3 (7-2014) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه توانبخشی نوین Journal of Modern Rehabilitation
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