Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Original Research

IJHRS. 2019; 8(2): 78-84


Impact of medial longitudinal arch height on static stability of undergraduate physiotherapy students

Fahad Farooq Lasi, Bakhtawar Samejo, Atif Mehmood, Muhammad Hassan Waseem.

Abstract
Background: Stability is classified in to two types as static and dynamic stability. The Foot is categorized as flat foot, low arched and high arched on the basis of medial longitudinal arch height which can be calculated via Navicular Drop Test (NDT)..
Objectives: Study has been undertaken to estimate the impact of medial longitudinal arch height on static stability..
Materials and methods: This is a comparative cross-sectional study.
Three tertiary care departments offering education of physiotherapy at Hyderabad and Jamshoro. 252 undergraduate physiotherapy students have been selected from institutes of physiotherapy of Hyderabad and Jamshoro. Convenient purposive sampling technique has been used.
To measure static balance two tests has been performed: 1- Single limb stand with eyes open, 2- Single limb stand with eyes closed. To measure medial longitudinal arch height Navicular Drop Test (NDT) has been performed.
To evaluate the comparison in static stability and medial longitudinal arch height Paired T-test has been used. Statistical analysis has been performed by using SPSS version 22.
Results: The P-value for static stability with respect to medial longitudinal arch height was 0.288.
Conclusion: There is a positive relationship of static stability with respect to medial longitudinal arch height.

Key words: Keywords: Static balance, Navicular Drop Test (NDT), medial longitudinal arch height, types of foot.



Similar Articles

Clinical Evaluation of the Rapid STANDARD Q COVID-19 Ag Test for the Screening of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2.
Kim HW, Park M, Lee JH
Annals of laboratory medicine. 2022; 42(1): 100-104

An In Vitro Model System to Test Mechano-Microbiological Interactions Between Bacteria and Host Cells.
Santos LC, Munteanu EL, Biais N
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2364(): 217-235

Challenges in Comparative Meta-Analysis of the Accuracy of Multiple Diagnostic Tests.
Veroniki AA, Tsokani S, Rücker G, Mavridis D, Takwoingi Y
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2345(): 299-316

Meta-Analysis Methods of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies.
Dimou N, Bagos P
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2345(): 173-185

Intracerebral Delivery of an OTR Antagonist and Subsequent Behavioral Testing in Prairie Voles.
Hirota Y, Otsuki C, Kamura E, Mitsui S
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2384(): 257-269


Full-text options


Latest Statistics about COVID-19
• pubstat.org


Add your Article(s) to Indexes
• citeindex.org






Covid-19 Trends and Statistics
ScopeMed.com
CiteIndex.org
CancerLine
FoodsLine
PhytoMedline
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.



ScopeMed Web Sites