Prevalence of Forward Head Posture Among Collegiate of Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh


Authors : Ngilyang Mica; Keula Kri

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 8 - August

Google Scholar : https://bit.ly/3TmGbDi

Scribd : https://tinyurl.com/39jtmy5p

DOI : https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8307664

Abstract : Introduction: The tendency to adapt bad posture increases with the increasing sedentary life style. Sitting for prolong period of time will lead to bad postures such as scoliosis, rounded shoulder, kyphosis, lordosis and forward head posture.1 Therefore, a cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of forward head posture among college going student in Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro and to educate them about the bad posture.  Method: Permission was taken from various colleges of ziro and consent form was obtained from all the participants. After the inclusion and exclusion criteria, participants were assessed for forward head posture using a plumb line in a sagittal plane where the tragus of ear was marked as a point of reference.Conclusion: This study indicated that forward head posture is very common among collegiate of Ziro, Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh.

Keywords : Forward Head Posture, Collegiate, Good Posture, Bad Posture, Plumb Line.

Introduction: The tendency to adapt bad posture increases with the increasing sedentary life style. Sitting for prolong period of time will lead to bad postures such as scoliosis, rounded shoulder, kyphosis, lordosis and forward head posture.1 Therefore, a cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of forward head posture among college going student in Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro and to educate them about the bad posture.  Method: Permission was taken from various colleges of ziro and consent form was obtained from all the participants. After the inclusion and exclusion criteria, participants were assessed for forward head posture using a plumb line in a sagittal plane where the tragus of ear was marked as a point of reference.Conclusion: This study indicated that forward head posture is very common among collegiate of Ziro, Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh.

Keywords : Forward Head Posture, Collegiate, Good Posture, Bad Posture, Plumb Line.

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