Wieslaw Chwala

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BACKGROUND Scoliosis, the most prevalent orthopaedic condition affecting children and adolescents, may have lasting physical, psychological and social consequences. With limited evidence-base, scoliosis-specific exercise therapies are an option. OBJECTIVE An overview of the subject and description of a long-term follow-up study including adults who in(More)
BACKGROUND Physical activity is beneficial for young children. The aim is to monitor the changes in body posture and balance, as well as in the level of lower limbs mechanical output in six-year-old boys practicing judo (JU) and in a group not practicing that sport (NT). METHODS In 12 matched pairs of boys (JU+NT) body mass and height were measured and(More)
A pilot, case-control study on quality of life and function in adults with mild-to-moderate scoliosis treated in adolescence with physical exercises Background Studies on adults treated in adolescence surgically or with braces for idiopathic scoliosis, and on untreated subjects, indicate that both the condition and interventions can lead to psychological(More)
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