Document Type : Research Paper


1 M. Sc. of Sport Sciences, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University

2 Associate Professor of Sport Injury & Corrective Exercise, Shahid Beheshti University

3 Assistant Professor of Motor Behavior, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University


The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between hyper kyphosis disorder and mental health state of students. For this purpose, 100 female students, equal numbers of normal and hyper kyphosis cases, were randomly selected for the diagnosis and severity of the abnormality using Hypsometer; the participants were completed the General Health Questionnaire Goldberg after collecting the questionnaires. Statistical analysis was performed with Pearson correlation and linear regression tests. The results revealed that there were significant differences between hyper kyphosis and normal cases. There were considerable differences in various understudying parameters, except for somatic, anxiety, social. Dorsal hump back and look bad in people with hyper kyphosis can affect the mental health of students. It can be concluded that the discussed abnormality can compromise patients both physically and mentally. Therefore, Patients suffer from Kyphosis are encouraged to do corrective exercise to improve their mental and physical health.


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