Wendy Katzman’s Stand Tall Evidence-Based Exercise Program Reduces Kyphosis

Dr. Wendy Katzman, PT, DPTSc, OCS and her colleagues at the University of California San Francisco created a 12-week group activity program for women with an average age of 72 who had kyphosis or a stooped posture. The 2009 study was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health. The aim was to determine if women could experience improvements in posture, body strength, range of motion, and physical performance through a 12-week group activity program. In all of the women who participated, their kyphosis improved, meaning they stood taller with less of a stooped posture, they improved their strength and range of motion or joint flexibility, along with all of the other variables studied.

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