Document Type : Original Articles
1 BSc, Sport Manager in L90 Part, Iran Khodro Company and Faculty Member in Physical Education and Sport Science, Tehran Markaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
2 MA Student in Education and Sport Science, Tehran Markaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
3 MA, Faculty Member in Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Tehran, Tehran
4 BSc in Mechanic and Manager of in L90 Part, Iran Khodro Company, Tehran
5 MA in Nutrition Science, L90 Part, Iran Khodro Company, Tehran, Iran
Introduction:Research results have shown that Back School instruction is an effective method to change the level of knowledge of the workers. The aim of this study was to survey the Effect of Back School program education and decrease of low back pain and alteration in spine curves. Materials and Methods: Participants in this study were workers of Iran-Khodro Company in three different workplace posts with mean age 31 ± 6.6 years old. First, lumbar lordosis, thoracic kyphosis and back pain evaluated. Then participants divided into two groups and Back School program administered for experimental group. One sample t-test and Paired t-test used for statistical analysis. Results: The Paired t-test results showed that lumbar lordosis (p=0.672), thoracic kyphosis (p=0.517) and back pain (p=0.399) in Back-School group didn’t have significant changes and were approximately the same as another group with respect to the initial amounts. Conclusion: We concluded that the work situation is an influential factor in occurrence of lumbar lordosis, thoracic kyphosis and back pain amounts and Back School programs is one of the best programs in optimal posture maintenance program in workplace.