Main characteristics of preventive postural hygiene training programs in the educational field

  1. Carlos García-Alén Lores 1
  2. Julia María Crespo Comesaña 1
  3. Margarita R. Pino Juste 2
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España


  2. 2 Universidade de Vigo

    Universidade de Vigo

    Vigo, España


Journal of Human Sport and Exercise: JHSE

ISSN: 1988-5202

Ano de publicación: 2024

Volume: 19

Número: 2

Páxinas: 631-653

Tipo: Artigo

DOI: 10.55860/HZJR0H70 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openAcceso aberto editor

Outras publicacións en: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise: JHSE


Objective: To determine the state of the art regarding preventive training programs on postural hygiene and back health in an educational context. Introduction: The prevalence of non-specific back pain in population reaches alarming figures and its causes are largely preventable. Adequate training in postural education is necessary along students' academic career. Method: Retrospective descriptive study, using the PRISMA method. Results: 61 original articles published from 2017 to 2021 have been analysed. Discussion: Postural education programs have demonstrated their effectiveness and have provided benefits for the participating students.

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