Frequency of Feet Deformities in Pupils Attending Junior Grades of Elementary School

  • Sulejman Kendić High Medical School University of Bihać
  • Nijaz Skender Teachers Training College - Sports Department, University of Bihać
  • Amra Ćatović Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo
  • Naim Čeleš Teachers Training College - Sports Department, University of Bihać
  • Indira Dupljak Elementary School Teachers College, Department of Pre-School Education, University of Mostar
  • Sejdo Ćatović Institute for Hygiene and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo
Keywords: feet, deformity, walk, school child

Abstract

The examination of feet by plantograph was performed in 552 pupils of first, second and fourth grades of elementary school “Harmani II” in Bihać. Examination revealed 201 children (36,42%) with satisfactory condition (pedes recti) while 351 pupils were diagnosed with certain form of feet deformity. Frequencies of feet deformities in girls are 60,00% in first, 65,19% in second and 66,30% in fourth grade. Average frequency of feet deformities in the examined girls is 64,90%. Pedes plani was found in 24,91% pupils. Fequencies of feet deformities in boys are 61,29% in first, 65,54% in second and 52,54% in fourth grade. Average frequency of feet deformities in the examined boys is 62,17%. Pedes plani is the most frequent deformity (23,83%).

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Frequency of Feet Deformities in Pupils Attending Junior Grades of Elementary School
Published
2007-08-20
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Kendić S, Skender N, Ćatović A, Čeleš N, Dupljak I, Ćatović S. Frequency of Feet Deformities in Pupils Attending Junior Grades of Elementary School. Bosn J of Basic Med Sci [Internet]. 2007Aug.20 [cited 2021Oct.23];7(3):226-30. Available from: https://www.bjbms.org/ojs/index.php/bjbms/article/view/3049
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Short Communication