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

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Carlos García-Alén Lores
Julia Maria Crespo Comesaña
Margarita Rosa Pino Juste


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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García-Alén Lores, C., Crespo Comesaña, J. M., & Pino Juste, M. R. (2024). Main characteristics of preventive postural hygiene training programs in the educational field. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise , 19(2), 631-653.
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Carlos García-Alén Lores, University of Santiago de Compostela

Faculty of Education Sciences.

Julia Maria Crespo Comesaña, University of Santiago de Compostela

Department of Pedagogy and Didactics. Faculty of Education Sciences.

Margarita Rosa Pino Juste, University of Vigo

Department of Didactics, Educational Organization and Research Methods. Faculty of Education Sciences and Sport.

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García-Alén Lores, C., Crespo Comesaña, J. M., & Pino Juste, M. R. (2024). Main characteristics of preventive postural hygiene training programs in the educational field. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise , 19(2), 631-653.


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