Anna Brzęk

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Exemplification of movement patterns is most noticeable in the youngest pupils group. Generally, children do not know which patterns are correct and which ones are risk factors. After correcting and stabilizing some improper patterns, a child can perform their daily activities without constant cognizance of their appropriateness. The concept of this(More)
A group of 61 men who suffered from myocardial infarction (MI) were divided into two groups: group A (31 patients post MI, one day at intensive care unit (ICU), no beta-blockers, physical therapy according to a seven-day programme) and group B (30 patients post MI, two days at ICU, with beta-blockers, physical therapy according to a seven-day programme).(More)
BACKGROUND Maintaining functional fitness is an important problem in elderly people. Effective balance control is one of its main aspects. Evaluation and diagnosis of the weakest link in balance control (especially in this age group) facilitates appropriate prevention and rehabilitation. The goal of this study was to determine the role of the optic(More)
Background Postural alignments, secondary curves of spine and tendency to unequal body weight distribution are the compensatory mechanisms in scoliosis, eventually leading to disturbances in the regulation of body posture. The pathological pattern of incorrect posture, evokes a vicious circle of causes and effects, which probably includes alterations in(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of faulty postures include disturbances of the symmetric distribution of compressive and tensile forces acting on both sides of the body axis and the emergence of harmful shear forces. The torques of antigravity muscles also change unfavourably. This may lead to the development of a repetitive strain syndrome, stenosis of(More)
BACKGROUND Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are said to be frequently used by both professional and amateur athletes. In addition to having a negative impact on health, steroids defy the concept of fair play. DESIGN observational study. SETTING other - Gyms. AIM The aim of the study was to evaluate the scale of the problem related to using anabolic-(More)
BACKGROUND Postural development progresses through a series of stages (growth spurts, development of balance and coordination, postural stability) which occur when children are at school age. The reduction in the level of physical activity, increased body weight, overloaded school bags, asymmetry of the backpack straps, the method of putting on and taking(More)
BACKGROUND Pain-related abnormalities of the economy of walking are the most important factor adversely affecting overall physical activity of patients with chronic lower limb ischaemia. These patients are routinely managed conservatively, with the aim of improving pain-free claudication distance. The aim of this study was to examine the impact of HiToP on(More)
BACKGROUND Wind instruments musicians are particularly prone to excessive respiratory efforts. Prolonged wind instruments performing may lead to changes in respiratory tracts and thus to respiratory muscles overload. It may result in decreasing lung tissue pliability and, as a consequence, in emphysema. Aim of the research has been to describe basic(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The assessment of influence physiotherapy (DoboMed) to the chest's mobility and the morphology of the ribcage and the posture in short-term intensive physiotherapy in the Department of Rehabilitation. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty five girls with AIS (mean age- 14.9y.; Cobb angle-range 11-40 degree) were examined. The physiotherapy was been(More)