FLIP-FLOP VERSUS HIGH HEEL ON POSTURE AMONG COLLEGE GOING GIRLS

1VELKUMAR.V1, MOHAMED SALAUDEEN2, SENTHIL.S3

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Abstract:

Background and purpose of the study is, foot wears have vital role in posture. Nowadays students especially college going girls wearing various types of foot wears mostly high heels and flip-flops without knowing its impact on their posture. So, this study is aimed to found out the posture variations of high heels vs flip-flops among college going girls. The methodology states that this is an observation study design. Hundred samples from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, Pondicherry, were recruited for this study. They were divided into groups A and B. Those who were using flip-flop alone for last six months to the college are allocated in group A and those who were using high heels alone for last six months to the college are allocated in group B. Reedco posture assessment scale (RPS) was used to assess the posture of the all the samples and the obtained data’s were interpreted with unpaired t test in SPSS software. The t-value is 8.49841. The p-value is &lt;0.00001. The result is significant at p &lt; 0.05, it is concluded according to the results that the high heels are having more effect on posture than the Flip flops. <strong>KEY WORDS: </strong>

Keywords:

High Heel, Flip-flop, Posture, REEDCO scale, College going girls

Paper Details
Month9
Year2021
Volume25
IssueIssue 3
Pages477-482