Comparing Neurocognitive Parameters Between Women With Lumbar Hyperlordosis and Normal Women

  • Sara Fereydounnia Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Azadeh Shadmehr Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Saba Salemi Student Research Committee, School of Rehabilitation, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Keywords: Visual reaction time, Auditory reaction time, Anticipatory skill, Lumbar hyperlordosis


Introduction: The prevalence of lumbar hyperlordosis is high in young women. Considering the previous studies on the role of neuro-cognitive skills in preventing musculoskeletal injuries, the goal of the present study was to examine these skills in women with lumbar hyperlordosis.
Materials and Methods: A total of 15 women with normal lumbar lordosis and 15 women with lumbar hyperlordosis participated in this study. Measurements of the visual and auditory reaction time and anticipatory skills were performed by using Speed Anticipation Reaction Time (SART) test. The Independent t-test was used to compare between two groups.
Results: The distribution of all variables in both groups was normal, according to the result of Kolmogorov-Smirnov test. The results showed no significant difference between the two groups (P>0.05).
Conclusion: The participants of our study had no pain, movement limitations or disability. Our study results were not consistent with the findings of previous studies in this topic. It is suggested that in the future studies the individuals with severe malalignments (that affected their lifestyle) be assessed to clarify the reason for these discrepancies among study results.


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Fereydounnia S, Shadmehr A, Salemi S. Comparing Neurocognitive Parameters Between Women With Lumbar Hyperlordosis and Normal Women. jmr. 12(2):89-96.
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