Effects of pelvic retroversion slant when sitting in a wheel chair on thorax slant
押川, 武志 ,
上城, 憲司 ,
小浦, 誠吾 ,
おしかわ, たけしTAKESHI, oshikawa
九州保健福祉大学研究紀要 = Journal of Kyushu University of Health and Welfare
82 , 2017-03-25
Wheelchair seating is a technique to support individuals with disabilities by applying modular wheelchairsand seating posture-supporting devices to maintain a stable posture and execute functional movementswhen using wheelchairs. The clients were 8 individuals with disabilities and 21 young physicallyunimpaired persons. The measurement methods were the thorax excursion for a person of disabilitieswho adjusted slide ratio 0% (pelvic retroversion slants an angle of 0 degrees) , 5% , 10% and 15% in thewheelchair . As a result of measurement, It was revealed that changes in posture in the disabled elderlyare different from those of healthy people. In this study, it was inspected about pelvic retroversion slantand thorax of ratio in the sitting position in a wheelchair, and the association between long-time wrongsitting position and breathing function disorder was mentioned.