This research brings evidence that rowing represents a valid sports model for helping both healthy and paramorphic people in changingunhealthy back positions. In particular, this study analyzed the changes induced to the back of twenty well trained athletes. Furthermore,it was taken into consideration a case of an athlete who presented a case of kyphosis and lordosys. This study was carried on for a periodof two years during which it was observed that both kyphosis and lordosys had disappeared in the subject observed for this study. Thequantitative and qualitative variables taken into account here, demonstrate that the positive results for correcting and self-correcting theposition of one’s back that are normally included in rowing are linked with the rowing technique. As a matter of fact, a correct executionof the pelvis’ movements is continuously taken into consideration in rowing as this is necessarily included at any stroke as a fundamentalpart of the same exercise. The rotation of pelvis is crucial in rowing, therefore this is strictly monitored by the rowing coach who has thetask to check his athletes be alternating the position of their pelvis from an anteversion to a retroversion position while they are rowing.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||ITALIAN JOURNAL OF SPORT SCIENCES|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|