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RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 670-672


Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers

Iqra Arif, Nadeem Asghar, Farooq Islam, Syeda Aroosa Muzammil, Muhammad Asim Rafique, Asim Raza.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the prevalence of iliotibial band (ITB) tightness in office workers.
Methodology: In this cross-sectional study, 383 office workers aged between 20-60 years from district Gujranwala, Pakistan were included using non probability judgmental sampling technique. Validated performa was used for demographic information. Ober’s test was applied to check ITB tightness. Data were analyzed on SPSS 21.
Results: Out of 383 participants, 175 (45.69%) had tightness including 68 females and 107 males while 208 (54.31%) showed negative results constituting 78 females and 130 males. Study was significant with p<0.05.
Conclusion: Office workers had high prevalence of ITB tightness and was higher in males than females. Association between occupation, duration of work of participants and Ober’s test was significant while the association between surgical and medical history was not significant.

Key words: Prevalence, Iliotibial band, Ober’s test, office workers.


 
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Arif I, Asghar N, Islam F, Muzammil SA, Rafique MA, Raza A. Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 670-672.


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Arif I, Asghar N, Islam F, Muzammil SA, Rafique MA, Raza A. Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=63197 [Access: September 02, 2022].


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Arif I, Asghar N, Islam F, Muzammil SA, Rafique MA, Raza A. Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 670-672.



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Arif I, Asghar N, Islam F, Muzammil SA, Rafique MA, Raza A. Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. RMJ. (2022), [cited September 02, 2022]; 47(3): 670-672.



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Arif, I., Asghar, . N., Islam, . F., Muzammil, . S. A., Rafique, . M. A. & Raza, . A. (2022) Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. RMJ, 47 (3), 670-672.



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Arif, Iqra, Nadeem Asghar, Farooq Islam, Syeda Aroosa Muzammil, Muhammad Asim Rafique, and Asim Raza. 2022. Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 670-672.



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Arif, Iqra, Nadeem Asghar, Farooq Islam, Syeda Aroosa Muzammil, Muhammad Asim Rafique, and Asim Raza. "Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 670-672.



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Arif, Iqra, Nadeem Asghar, Farooq Islam, Syeda Aroosa Muzammil, Muhammad Asim Rafique, and Asim Raza. "Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers." Rawal Medical Journal 47.3 (2022), 670-672. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Arif, I., Asghar, . N., Islam, . F., Muzammil, . S. A., Rafique, . M. A. & Raza, . A. (2022) Prevalence of iliotibial band tightness in office workers. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 670-672.








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