International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research

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Type of Article : Review

Year: 2015 | Volume 3 | Issue 1 | Page No. 855-862

Date of Publication: 11-02-2015

DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2014.703


R.Vinodh Rajkumar.  

Founder: PALEOLITHICX, Physiotherapist & Functional Fitness Training Instructor (Freelance), Bangalore, India.

Corresponding author: R.Vinodh Rajkumar, # 638, 1st Floor, Jakkuramma Building, Behind Eswara Temple, 1st Cross, 1st Main, Mathikere, Bangalore-560054. India. Mobile: +919008424632 E-Mail:


Physiotherapists must learn the biomechanics of lunge in detail to clearly understand its significance in human life and implement effective training measures to overcome the limiting factors of proper lunge of their clientele. To understand the biomechanical value of every movement, interesting experimental learning methods must be employed to kindle the Physiotherapists to actively take part in research activities from the under-graduate level onwards. Lungeometry is a novel, simple and inexpensive experimental investigation of lunge, applying basic geometrical methods taking near normal lower limb length dimensions and rationale approaches into consideration. Lungeometry can give a foundation to learn other forms of lunges like forward lunge, weighted lunges, lateral lunges. This model of learning biomechanics of movements using fundamental geometry techniques is expected to strongly connect with any futuristic Physiotherapy curricular structure.
KEYWORDS: Lungeometry, Vertical Lunge, Leg-split stance.


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R.Vinodh Rajkumar. LUNGEOMETRY- GEOMETRICAL INVESTIGATION OF LUNGE. Int J Physiother Res 2015;3(1):855-862. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2014.703




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