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Breast size, bra fit and thoracic pain in young women: a correlational study

Wood, Katherine and Cameron, Melainie and Fitzgerald, Kylie (2008) Breast size, bra fit and thoracic pain in young women: a correlational study. Chiropractic and Osteopathy, 16 (1). ISSN 1746-1340

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Abstract

A single sample study was undertaken to determine the strength and direction of correlations between: a) breast size and thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain; b) bra fit and thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain and; c) breast size and bra fit, in thirty nulliparous women (18–26 years), with thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain, who wore bras during daytime.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID16514. Breast size, bra fit, thoracic pain, thorax, young women, thoracic spine, posterior chest wall pain, nulliparous women, bras, menstrual cycle, menstruation, hormonal change, hormones
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1116 Medical Physiology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2011 06:22
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2011 06:22
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4055
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