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      • Anat: [...] is the inward curvature of the cervical and lumbar portions of the vertebral column.
      • Lordosis
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      • Anat: [...] is the outward curvature of the thoracic portion of the vertebral column.
      • Kyphosis
      • 16.7%
      • Name the 5 factors which affect posture.
      • Familial effects, nutrition, height, training, work conditions
      • 16.7%
      • How does an excessive forward tilt of the pelvis affect the alignment of the abdomen and back?
      • Contributes to a protruding abdomen and a swayed back
      • 16.7%
      • In ideal posture, where does the line of gravity run in relation to the ankle joint?
      • 5 cm in front
      • 16.7%
      • In ideal posture, where does the line of gravity run in relation to the knee joint?
      • Just in front
      • 16.7%
      • In ideal posture, where does the line of gravity run in relation to the hip joint?
      • Through or just behind
      • 16.7%
      • In ideal posture, where does the line of gravity run in relation to the shoulder?
      • Just in front
      • 16.7%
      • In ideal posture, through which part of the skull does the line of gravity run?
      • Through the mastoid process
      • 16.7%
      • Are the intrinsic muscles of the feet involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • No
      • 16.7%
      • Are the calf muscles involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Yes
      • 16.7%
      • Which calf muscle is continually involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Soleus
      • 16.7%
      • Is tibialis anterior involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • No, unless high heels are worn
      • 16.7%
      • Are the quadriceps involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • No
      • 16.7%
      • Are the hamstrings involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • No
      • 16.7%
      • Is iliopsoas involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Yes
      • 16.7%
      • Is gluteus maximus involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • No
      • 16.7%
      • Is gluteus medius involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Yes
      • 16.7%
      • Is tensor fascia lata involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Yes
      • 16.7%
      • Is erector spinae involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Yes
      • 16.7%
      • Are abdominal muscles involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • No, except for the lower fibres of internal oblique
      • 16.7%
      • Which part of the abdominal muscles is involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Lower fibres of internal oblique
      • 16.7%
      • What is postural sway?
      • The constant shifting of the body's centre of gravity during standing
      • 16.7%
      • In which age groups is postural sway increased (2)?
      • Children and the elderly
      • 16.7%
      • Is this perfect posture? If not, what is this postural deviation called?
      • Yes
      • 16.7%
      • Is this perfect posture? If not, what is this postural deviation called?
      • Flat back
      • 16.7%
      • Is this perfect posture? If not, what is this postural deviation called?
      • Hollow back
      • 16.7%
      • Is this perfect posture? If not, what is this postural deviation called?
      • Sway back
      • 16.7%
      • Which postural deviation does an attempt to hide the size of the breasts and buttocks result in?
      • Flat back
      • 16.7%
      • What postural deviation does extended sitting and stooping result in?
      • Flat back
      • 16.7%
      • Which spinal curve is lost when standing in flat back?
      • Lumbar lordosis
      • 16.7%
      • Which spinal curve is accentuated when standing in hollow back?
      • Lumbar lordosis
      • 16.7%
      • Are gastrocnemius and the deep posterior muscles of the leg involved in the maintenance of good posture?
      • Yes, but not as activally as soleus
      • 8.3%
      • [...] is the constant shifting of the body's centre of gravity during standing.
      • Postural sway
      • 8.3%
      • Which 2 spinal curves are accentuated when standing in sway back?
      • Thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis
      • 8.3%
      • Which postural deviation often results from increased abdominal bulk?
      • Hollow back
      • 8.3%
      • Which postural deviation often results from weak abdominal muscles?
      • Hollow back
      • 8.3%