The Effect of Puberty on Effectiveness of Corrective Exercise on School Girls

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avatar Mohammad Reza Kordi 1 , avatar Mohammad Hosein Alizadeh 2 , avatar Neda Rezvankhah-Golsefidi 3 , *

Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Physical Education, Tehran University , Tehran, Iran
Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Physical Education, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Physical Education, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

how to cite: Kordi M R, Hosein Alizadeh M , Rezvankhah-Golsefidi N . The Effect of Puberty on Effectiveness of Corrective Exercise on School Girls. Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2014;16(6): -.

Abstract

Background: An investigation of puberty on corrective exercise effectiveness on school girls.
Materials and Methods: 64 lumbar lordotic school girls were included (10 and 17 years old) that randomly divided into two groups: experimental (32 persons) and control (32 persons). The experimental groups performed corrective exercise for 8 weeks. Lumbar curved was measured by flexible ruler. Two way ANOVA test was applied on the data.
Results: The corrective exercise reduced lumbar curve of prepuberal and pubertal girls (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Corrective exercises had significant effect on increased lumbar lordosis specially after puberty.

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