An investigation of poor cervical resting posture.

  title={An investigation of poor cervical resting posture.},
  author={Karen Grimmer},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  volume={43 1},
  • Karen Grimmer
  • Published 1997 in The Australian journal of physiotherapy
In an attempt to measure cervical resting posture, a device was developed to quantify the excursion of anatomical points on the upper and lower cervical spine. Measurements were taken from 427 randomly chosen subjects who had never sustained an injury to the neck or back. Excursion measurements were in good agreement over a month interval. Poor cervical resting posture was described by dividing the excursion angle data at each anatomical point into quintiles, and designating the first and fifth… CONTINUE READING
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