Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Department of Exercise physiology and corrective exercises,Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, IR Iran

3 2. Masters student, Department of Exercise Physiology and Corrective Exercises, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Urmia University, Urmia, IR Iran

4 Masters, Department of Exercise Physiology and Corrective Exercises, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Urmia University, Urmia, IR Iran

10.30476/jrsr.2019.83417.1044

Abstract

Introduction: Blindness is one of the most common and most important groups of sensory disabilities with physical complications including kyphosis, forward head and round shoulder. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of a corrective exercise program on upper crossed syndrome in a blind person.
Case report: This case study was performed on a 19-year-old congenital blind male student. This case study was performed on a 19-year-old congenital blind male student. The corrective exercise program was performed for 12 weeks by maintaining a proper posture and sitting posture with emphasis on the balance of muscles involved in upper cross syndrome.
Conclusion: Regarding the wrong posture of the head, neck and spine in blind people, long-term regular corrective exercises provide feedback to maintain correct body posture during exercises by improving abnormalities like kyphosis from 45 to 41, round shoulder from 40 to 48 and forward head from 57 to 40 degree were associated , so corrective exercises can improve and prevent common upper quarter blind abnormalities.

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