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, 29 (6), 1070-1073

The Effects of Dynamic Exercise Using the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Pattern on Posture in Healthy Adults

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The Effects of Dynamic Exercise Using the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Pattern on Posture in Healthy Adults

Misuk Cho et al. J Phys Ther Sci.

Abstract

[Purpose] The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of dynamic exercise utilizing the proprioceptor neuromuscular facilitation pattern accompanied by abdominal drawing-in exercises on posture in healthy adults. [Subjects and Methods] The total number of subjects were 32; 16 were randomly placed in the training group, and the remaining 16 made up the control group. The subjects in the training group conducted 5 sets of dynamic exercises utilizing the proprioceptor neuromuscular facilitation patterns each day, 3 times a week for 6 weeks. Using BackMapper, their trunk inclination, trunk imbalance, pelvic position, pelvic torsion, pelvic rotation and the position of their scapula were evaluated. [Results] When the training group's posture pre-test and post-test were compared in this study, there was a statistical significance in trunk inclination, pelvic position, pelvic torsion, pelvic rotation and the position of their scapula. [Conclusion] Dynamic exercise utilizing the proprioceptor neuromuscular facilitation patterns increased the posture that are the basis of trunk stabilization.

Keywords: Dynamic exercise; Posture; Proprioceptor neuromuscular facilitation patterns.

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