Somatoscopic traits of human

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back - body posture

The body posture is evaluated from the right lateral view of the proband’s body. The trait is divided into 4 trait categories for men and women both. The evaluated degrees of trait development are: 1. hyperkyphotic body posture (large lumbar and cervical lordosis, resulting in a protruding chest kyphosis), 2. proper body posture (small cervical and lumbar lordosis and kyphosis), 3. hyperlordotic body posture (large lumbar lordosis, small cervical lordosis), 4. flat back.


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 16% 15% 16%
2 57% 58% 56%
3 19% 18% 21%
4 8% 9% 8%
hyperkyphotic body posture proper body posture hyperlordotic body posture flat back
hyperkyphotic body posture proper body posture hyperlordotic body posture flat back
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