Monday, May 26, 2014

When posture is good, the back of the head will be well behind the 'line of the spine'. This is especially discernible in children.

Few pictures from the Indian Express:

Fig 1: The New Indian Express, dated 1 APRIL 2014:
'FASHION' BEAT: A young girl, who arrived with her relatives to see off someone, exits the Thiruvananthapuram Domestic Airport clad in 'Summer Wear': MANU R MAVELIL

Fig 2: The New Indian Express, dated 10 FEB 2014:
A CARING GESTURE: A boy buying a lottery ticket from an elderly lottery ticket vendor at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple on Sunday: B P DEEPU

Fig 3: The New Indian Express, dated 10 FEB 2014:

Houston: India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal.

Note: In this case the back of the head is more or less in line with the 'line of the spine'.

 Fig 4: Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return to Spain's Rafael Nadal during their quarterfinal match at the Roland Garros on Wednesday.

The New Indian Express Dated: 4 Jun 2015

Fig 5: This picture is from the Guardian 19 April 2018. Notice that the girl is balancing her head in a better way. In general among children, girls will have better body balance. Why is this so?

Fig 6: This image is from the Hindu Newspaper dated 22/4/2019. The nature of our footwear can dramatically alter our gait; in turn USE of the entire body.