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South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

versión On-line ISSN 0038-2337

S. Afr. j. occup. ther. vol.39 no.3 Pretoria dic. 2009

 

SCIENTIFIC LETTER

 

Assessment of posture: Accuracy of the plumb line method

 

 

Christelle du PlessisI; Mireille R le RouxI; Jani PrinslooI; Absu S SmitI; Jeanine SwartI; Cornelia van ZylI; Petronella A HoughII; Mariette NelIII

IOccupational Therapy student; Department of Occupational Therapy, School for Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein
IIM. Occupational Therapy; Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy, School for Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State
IIIM Med Sc; Lecturer, Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein

Correspondence

 

 

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References

1. Kendall FP, McCreary EK, Provance PG. Muscle testing and function with posture and pain, 5th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams&Wilkins; 2005:71.         [ Links ]

2. Fatahllah FA, Miller BJ, Miles JA. Low back disorders in agriculture and the role of stooped work: scope, potential interventions, and research needs. J Agric Saf Health. 2008;14(2):221-45.         [ Links ]

3. Kendall FP, McCreary EK, Provance PG. Muscle testing and function with posture and pain, 3rd ed. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams&Wilkins; 1993:75.         [ Links ]

4. Hough PA, Beukes A, Clarke V Frankim M, Jewell T, Mathee M, Nel M. The influence of hipster fashion on body alignment. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy; 39(2):6-10.         [ Links ]

5. Kendall HO, Kendall FP Boynton DA. Posture and pain. 8th ed. Huntington, NY: Robert E Krieger Publication Co. Inc., 1975.         [ Links ]

 

 

Correspondence:
Ms. Ronette Hough
Department of Occupational Therapy (G44)
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of the Free State
PO Box 339
Bloemfontein
9300
Email address gnatpae.md@ufs.ac.za