Influence of Evjenth-Hamberg Stretching on Lung Functions of Undergraduate Students with Forward Head Posture

Moin Uddin

School of Health Sciences, Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, India.

Aakanksha Bajpai *

School of Health Sciences, Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, India.

Digvijay Sharma

School of Health Sciences, Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

A study conducted on undergraduate students with Forward Head Posture (FHP) aimed to investigate the effects of Evjenth-Hamberg stretching exercises on their lung functions. The study involved 58 participants who underwent a six-week stretching intervention. Lung function parameters, including forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), and FEV1/FVC, were assessed before and after the intervention. The results showed a significant improvement in lung functions after the stretching intervention, with increased FVC, FEV1, and FEV1/FVC values. This suggests that incorporating Evjenth-Hamberg stretching exercises in physiotherapy interventions can positively impact respiratory function and overall well-being in undergraduate students with FHP.

Keywords: Forward head posture, evjenth-hamberg stretching, lung functions, undergraduate students, respiratory function


How to Cite

Uddin , M., Bajpai , A., & Sharma , D. (2023). Influence of Evjenth-Hamberg Stretching on Lung Functions of Undergraduate Students with Forward Head Posture. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 44(22), 294–298. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2023/v44i223746

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