Case Study Regarding the Role of Physical Therapy in the Recovery of Column Deficit in Junior Tennis Players

Authors

  • Raluca - Mihaela Hodorcă „Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
  • Ionuț Onose „Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
  • Alexandru Ghițescu „Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
  • Adriana Albu „Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Iasi, Romania
  • Paul Lucaci „Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29081/gsjesh.2017.18.1.02

Keywords:

field tennis, physical therapy, scoliosis

Abstract

Tennis has become increasingly popular in recent years but the coaches, focuses on the technique and tactic in the game and less on the issues they involve playing tennis, namely unilateral increase muscle tone which leads to the appearance of scoliotic attitudes. Hypothesis: using specific means of selected, we will improve posture junior tennis players with scoliotic attitude of the spine. Material and method: the study was conducted on a junior tennis player, age11, which participated in the sessions of physical therapy with a frequency of 2-3 times per week. Results and discussion: the patient E.S. was diagnosed with "C" shaped scoliosis. Using the scoliometer we obtained from initial testing a value of 7° and the final value of only 4°. Conclusions: as a result of tests conducted confirmed the hypothesis that it was gone and that therapeutic exercise is imperative necessary to tennis players.

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Published

2017-08-08

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