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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2022, Vol. 9, Issue 3, Part B

Prevalence of tightness in hip joint muscles in middle aged women engaging in prolonged desk job: Descriptive study


Author(s): Manasi S Naik and Dr. Drashti Niket Shah

Abstract: The study aims to evaluate and screen the middle-aged women desk job workers for tightness of the muscles like hamstring, iliopsoas, and piriformis around the hip joint.59 female participants who have worked for a minimum of 7 consecutive years for at least 5 hours a day will be included. Using standard tests like passive knee extension test, modified Thomas test, and piriformis test for measuring the length of three hip joint muscles like hamstrings, Iliopsoas and piriformis will be used for tightness. 89.83% have Hamstring tightness, whereas 35.59% have Iliopsoas tightness and 40.67% had piriformis tightness.

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How to cite this article:
Manasi S Naik, Dr. Drashti Niket Shah. Prevalence of tightness in hip joint muscles in middle aged women engaging in prolonged desk job: Descriptive study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(3):89-92.
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