Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

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Pedro Forte

Department of Sports, Douro Higher Institute of Educational Sciences, Portugal

  • Research   
    The Postural Alignment Determinants: What is Known And Further Research
    Author(s): Pedro Forte*, João P Gouveia and Eduarda Coelho

    The aim of this mini-review was to identify the main determinants for postural misalignments. This paper gathered information about growth, physical activity, physical fitness and postural asymmetries interdependency and implications in sports and quality of life. This paper stated that there is a lack of research about postural misalignments and/or asymmetries and its associations with sedentary behaviours and physical fitness. Joints motion, endurance, agility, speed, balance, rhythm, and the maturation may be studied to assess their relations with postural misalignments or asymmetries... View More»

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