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International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2022)

The ultimate guide to posture: A review


Harshika Gupta


Postural alignment is the composite of the position of all joint and limbs of the body at any given movement. Optimal alignment is a prerequisite for optimal movement function. Postural control is the ability to control of the body’s position in space for stability and orientation. Postural orientation is the ability to maintain normal alignment relationships between the various body segments and between the body and environment. Methodology: The author conducted a comprehensive search of open access articles of major scientific databases including PuBMed, Scopus, Web of Science, shodhganga, Google Scholar etc. Ten significant scientific studies were found relating to the ultimate guide to posture. Five studies were selected based on inclusion criteria. Results

  • Helps reduce the risk of neck injuries and back pain.
  • Minimizes fatigue and pain from aching joints.
  • Prevents improper spinal alignment, which can lead to headaches and discomfort.
  • Improves your self-esteem.

Conclusions: A faulty idea of correct posture can be cured by including the patient to accept a new and satisfactory pattern and then by teaching him how to assume it and make it habitual by repeated voluntary effort.

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International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Harshika Gupta. The ultimate guide to posture: A review. Int. J. Sports Health Phys. Educ. 2022;4(1):5-7. DOI: 10.33545/26647559.2022.v4.i1a.30
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