The correct position of the spine is one of the key elements for a healthy sleep.
Prevent. Postural health is key to preventing injuries and should be inculcated from childhood.
This fact can also be applied to daily life, as often takes back that can cause poor posture lesiones.En this line, the Professional Association of Physiotherapists in the Community of Madrid has launched a study to determine the postural habits in children to highlight the importance of education in this regard. According to the study, for which parents has had between 39 and 42 years, 47% said that their school-age children have or have had in the last year back problems. From this and other analysis suggests that good healthy posture becomes a pending for everyone. The result of this observation, the center offers a number of healthy tips:
In everyday tasks
Among school children 6-8 years, the gesture of getting out of bed is mostly forward instead of to the side body. Another problem detected in children is how to feel at home at the time of breakfast and dinner. At a ratio of almost 6 in 10 parents collapse in the chair when they sit to eat and, about 48% acknowledge that their children gather ground objects, bending the trunk with the knees. For adults, avoid positions held for a longer time, so it is advisable to change the board or switch arm weight when you are standing upright. If necessary bend to make the bed or brushing your teeth, it is recommended to keep your back straight and bend your knees. Finally, to reach high areas, better climb a ladder to stand on tiptoe.
Weight loading and transport
The students, aged 6 to 8 years, carrying an average of 4.7 kilos in my backpack and, about 3 out of 10 schools, transport of 5-9 kilos. Since it is an age whose weight does not exceed 30 kilos, would be substantially exceeded the recommendation to take from 10 to 15% of body weight. In addition, 11% of school children carrying school backpack carrying recognize hung on one shoulder or drag, when it is advisable to prevent injuries push. Moreover, adults, the shopping, come to bear about 5 or 6 kilos per bag. Occasionally, they may carry three or four pockets in each hand and, in the worst case, the lead in one arm, which is undesirable.
Against the Computer
The top edge of the monitor should be at eye level or slightly below, the mouse next to the keyboard and the legs and thighs at 90 degrees. It is advisable that your feet are flat on the floor or footrest sobreun, head and neck upright, shoulders relaxed, forearms, wrists and hands in a straight line and, finally, elbows close to the body.
During the break
The elements used to sleep are also important. Thus, the pillow, the mattress and the sleeping surface should be as individualized as possible to the morphology gives each to ensure quality sleep.