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Effect of Flexi-bar Exercise on Postural Alignment and Balance in Asymmetric Posture
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Effect of Flexi-bar Exercise on Postural Alignment and Balance in Asymmetric Posture
Um, Ki Mai; Kim, Hyun Sook; Lim, In Hyuk;
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 Abstract
This study was conducted to identify how a flexi-bar exercise influences body alignment and balance in adults who have asymmetry in their right or left body. In total, 20 participants were separated into the experimental group and the comparison group. Those in the experimental group participated in a flexi-bar exercise for 6 weeks and based on the coronal plane before and after exercise, their body alignment and balance were measured behind the body. The result was those who had participated in a flexi-bar exercise significantly improved their angle of acromion on both sides, the difference in the angle and height of the posterior superior iliac spine on both sides(p<.05), and the balance of the center sagittal plane(p<.05). Through this study, it could be said that participating in a flexi-bar exercise would improve postural alignment and balance of the shoulder and pelvis in adults with asymmetric posture.
 Keywords
Asymmetric posture;Balance;Flexi-bar;Postural alignment;
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English
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