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The biomechanics of pelvic tilt

M. C. Siff
South African Journal of Physiotherapy | Vol 47, No 3 | a758 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v47i3.758 | © 2018 M. C. Siff | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 2018 | Published: 31 August 1991

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M. C. Siff, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

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Abstract

Emphasis on the use of pelvic tilt fails to take account of several other types of pelvic rotation involved with three dimensional pelvic stability and mobility. It is necessary to have a thorough understanding of the biomechanics of all types of pelvic rotation in order to safely and efficiently use the spine during all physical activities.

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