Lumbar curvature in standing and sitting in two types of chairs: relationship of hamstring and hip flexor muscle length.

@article{Link1990LumbarCI,
  title={Lumbar curvature in standing and sitting in two types of chairs: relationship of hamstring and hip flexor muscle length.},
  author={Carol Link and G G Nicholson and S A Shaddeau and Rolfe Birch and M R Gossman},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1990},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={611-8}
}
A purpose of this study was to determine the difference in the lumbar curves of subjects while they stood compared with while they sat in two chairs with different seat angles--the Balans Multi-Chair (BMC) and a standard conventional chair (SCC). An additional purpose was to determine the relationship between lumbar curvature and 1) anthropometric factors and hamstring and hip flexor muscle length during standing and during sitting in the two chairs and 2) amount of time spent sitting. Sixty… CONTINUE READING