• Forward protruding head
• Rounded shoulders
• Arched lower back
• Excessive anterior pelvic tilt (protruding backside)
• Excessive posterior protruding pelvic tilt (protruding abdomen/pelvis)
• Scoliosis– Spine curvature from side to side – may also be rotated.
The spine of the typical scoliosis on an X-ray looks more ‘S’- or ‘C- shaped rather than a straight line.
• Lordosis– The condition is commonly referred to as ‘swayback, saddle back’ or hyper-
lordosis. It is an inward curvature of a portion of the vertebral column.
• Rounded Shoulder or ‘Slouch’ syndrome– common in sports with dominant forward
It can be the result of excessive time spent in the forward ‘slouch’ position (video or computer games).
Is there a link also between performance in sport and a country's military might? Militarily, China is the most powerful country in the East, but Japan, which matches the . in industrial, especially electronic advancement, does well in sports despite its small size. India is a large country of continental size, and given the proper incentives and the necessary facilities, this country's sportsmen should do well on the sports field, but whether it is the climatic factor, the lack of adequate nutrition and of incentives, our sportsmen do not compare favourably with those of the USA, Russia, Germany and Australia.