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The effect of eight weeks comprehensive corrective exercises on upper crossed syndrome. jsmt. 2014; 12 (7) :75-86
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of eight weeks comprehensive corrective exercises
on upper Crossed syndrome. 40 female college students with forward head, forward shoulder, and kyphosis
voluntarily participated in this study and randomly divided to two experimental group (with mean age
21.60±1.70 years, height 159.78±5.11 cm, and weight 59.04±4.6 kg) and control group (with mean age
21.85±1.87 years, height 160.15±4.32 cm, and weight 58.42±5.76 kg). The experimental groups performed
comprehensive corrective exercises included eight weeks and three times per week. The angles of forward
head and forward shoulder were assessed using photographic taken from lateral view and Kyphosis angle
was assessed using flexible ruler (r=0.93) before and after eight weeks corrective exercises program. The
data was analyzed by SPSS (p≤0.05). On the base of findings, we suggest that experts in order to obtain
better results in their training programs, pay attention to correct abnormalities simultaneously, as a new

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/06/14 | Accepted: 2016/06/14 | Published: 2016/06/14

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