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Background: Adolescence is the period when postural changes occur, as it is a phase when the body develops and grows. It is also the most appropriate time to evaluate and detect postural problems, and preventive measures may help to avoid these possible changes. However, studies evaluating the postural changes in this age group are lacking. Objecti...
Background Analysis of sexual abuse has usually been neglected in research at developing countries despite its everlasting consequences. This study examined the prevalence of sexual abuse among Brazilian adolescents according to data from the National School Health Survey (PeNSE) and analyzed it based on Brazilian regions, sociodemographic aspects,...
Objective: This study aimed to determine the repeatability and reproducibility of a topographic system for evaluating the spine in students. Methods: Thirty-seven students participated in this study. Participants were positioned with their backs facing the system, in orthostatic posture, with bare backs. The spinous processes of the seventh cervica...
Purpose] This study aimed to identify the prevalence of scoliosis and back pain in students enrolled in the 9 th grade in a military police school in the State of Goiás. [Methods] A total of 113 students participated in the study, aged between 14 and 16 years. Palpatory methods were used to identify the main points that were marked with stickers hi...