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Posture1

Posture slides from lower

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Body types ectomorph, mesomorph, endomorph
Ectomorph slender, thing build, relatibely lower body weight, joint shape-small, flat surfaces-muscle mass-minima muscle bulk, thin muscles, joint mob-increased, joint stability-decreased
mesomorph medium, athletic build, relatibely average body weight, joint shape-medium joint surfaces, muscle mass-mudium build, joint mobility-WNL, joint stability-WNL
endomorph short, stocky build, relatibely high body weight, joint shape-large concave-convex joint surfaces, muscle mass-thick, joint mobility-decreased, joint stability-increased
lordosis- increased posterior concavity of lumbar and cervical curves
kyphosis increased concavity of the thoracic spine
lumbar kyphosis reduction of normal lordotic curve, resulting in flat back appearance
scoliosis lateral curvature or sideways deviation of the spine
ideal posture plumb line or grid-from external auditory meatus through shoulder down mid axillary line, greater trochanter, posterior to patella, lateral malleolus
Flat back posterior rotated pelvis, tight hamstrings, stretched erector spinae
hyper lordotic back weak abs, tight erector spinae, tight hip flexors
kyphotic lordotic compensatory, rounded shoulders, anterior tilted pelvis
Leg Length umbillicus to malleolus-only used if thur leg length is different ASIS to medial malleolus-true leg lenth tibial height, pelvic height
genu valgus knock knee, squintign patella
genu varum bowlegged, tibial varum
genu recurvatum hyperextension of the knee
Created by: jwebst1
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