Nikola Radulović, Ratko Pavlović, Ilona Mihajlović, Siniša Nikolić


The research was conducted on the sample of 90 male and female subjects with chronic lumbar syndrome, aged between 20 and 50, of which 45 men and 45 women who were divided in three groups, 30 subjects per each group, formed on the basis of exercises done by the subjects during and upon the rehabilitation (III groups). The longitudinal and time bound research was executed (8 months). The research was conducted in the Department V “Banja Slatina”, in the Institute for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation “Dr Miroslav Zotović” in Banja Luka, including three Fitness centres in Banja Luka. The goal of the research was to compare results of testing of subjects who continued to engage in sport recreation after termination of a rehabilitation process in the Institution for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - IPMR “Dr Miroslav Zotović” in Banja Luka (by means of usual physical procedures) and the results of those subjects who did not continue kinesitherapy, nor sport-recreational activities. For the statistical analysis in the SPSS program ANOVA was used, especially Post Hoc Test – Tukey HSD. The results showed that during the eight-month research there was a statistically significant improvement of the observed parameters (Schober index), but with the application of programmed physiotherapy with recreation (gr. II) the best results were achieved, as well as more stable remission, which could be explained by biological effects of the programmed physiotherapy together with sport recreation.


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