# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Physical/Occupational Therapy II Task 1018606903

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the normal curves of the vertebral column from the lateral view.

Definition

Identification should include
  • kyphosis
  • lordosis
  • convex
  • concave
  • posture/vertebral alignment.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between a "flat back" and a "sway back" posture?
  • What happens to cervical motion when sitting with a forward trunk flexed posture?
  • What happens to the position of the pelvis when wearing high-heeled shoes?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Physical Therapy