Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

Maha Ahmed Elsayed Soliman

Ph.D. Candidate, Al Ahrar Teaching hospital in Zagazig, Sharqia, Egypt

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    Relationship Between Sagittal Spinal Curvature And Incorrect Knee Position In School Age Children
    Author(s): Maha Ahmed Elsayed Soliman*, Amira Mohamed Eltohamy and Mohamed Ali Elshafey

    Objectives: To identify the relationship between sagittal spinal curvature and incorrect frontal knee position in school age children in Alsharqia, Egypt. Methods: 370 children of both genders were randomly selected from 10 Egyptian governmental schools in Alsharqia governorate aged from 10 to12 years old. The Saunders digital inclinometer was used to measure the patient's thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis. Varus and valgus knees were diagnosed using sliding caliper in an upright position based on intercondylar distance with the feet placed together and intermalleolar distance with the knees placed together. Results: there was no significant relation between BMI and thoracic kyphosis, thoracic kyphosis and knee varus and valgus, lumber lordosis with knee varus and valgus (P>0.05). There is no significant relations between g.. Read More»

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