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Spine Curvature Analysis between Participants with Obesity and Normal Weight Participants: A Biplanar Electromagnetic Device Measurement

Table 3

Comparison of thoracolumbar curvatures in the coronal and sagittal plane.

CurvatureMenWomenGroup
Normal weightParticipants with obesityDiff.Normal weightParticipants with obesityDiff.Normal weightParticipants with obesityDiff.

Sag. thoracic kyphosis 
(deg)
39.65
(±2.09)
51.80
(±1.88)
12.15 *** 
(±1.03)
38.05
(±2.91)
56.18
(±3.43)
18.85 *** 
(±1.42)
38.59
(±2.71)
54.20
(±3.43)
15.61 *** 
(±1.10)

Sag. angles T1–T8
(deg)
26.40
(±1.79)
43.07
(±1.56)
16.67 *** 
(±0.89)
25.64
(±2.09)
44.32
(±2.86)
21.67 *** 
(±1.10)
25.90
(±1.97)
45.07
(±3.09)
19.17 *** 
(±0.87)

Sag. angles T8–L1
(deg)
16.03
(±1.12)
8.94
(±0.74)
7.09 *** 
(±0.47)
13.31
(±3.50)
9.34
(±0.42)
3.96 *** 
(±0.38)
14.21
(±1.67)
9.13
(±0.62)
5.08 *** 
(±0.43)

Sag. lumbar lordosis 
(deg)
31.84
(±1.52)
25.41
(±1.11)
6.43 *** 
(±0.68)
26.11
(±3.26)
25.74
(±0.43)
0.37
(±0.95)
28.02
(±3.91)
26.57
(±0.86)
1.46
(±0.97)

TCCP 
(deg)
−0.00
(±0.65)
0.07
(±0.71)
0.07
(±1.03)
0.10
(±0.60)
−0.20
(±0.58)
0.31
(±0.27)
0.27
(±0.60)
−0.06
(±0.64)
0.33
(±0.41)

LCCP 
(deg)
−0.22
(±0.18)
0.21
(±0.32)
0.43
(±0.15)
0.09
(±0.32)
−0.02
(±0.37)
0.10
(±0.16)
0.12
(±0.32)
−0.16
(±0.35)
0.28
(±0.36)

Sag: sagittal plane.
TCCP: thoracic curvature in coronal plane.
LCCP: lumbar curvature in coronal plane.
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