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Postural development in school children: a cross-sectional study.

Authors
  • Lafond, Danik1
  • Descarreaux, Martin
  • Normand, Martin C
  • Harrison, Deed E
  • 1 Département des Sciences de l'activité physique, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, 3351, boul, des Forges, C,P, 500, Trois-Rivières (QC), G9A 5H7, Canada. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chiropractic & osteopathy
Publication Date
Jan 04, 2007
Volume
15
Pages
1–1
Identifiers
PMID: 17204148
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A significant linear trend for increasing sagittal plane postural translations of the head, thorax, pelvis, and knee was found as children age from 4 years to 12 years. These postural translations provide preliminary normative data for the alignment of a child's sagittal plane posture.

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