The Posture Trainer that helps you improves your spinal fitness   


Effect of the Posture-Trainer
A study done by the department of Sports Medicine at the University of Tuebingen, Germany examined office workers who spend many hours each day sitting at a computer. The study found that using the ZEGRA® Posture Trainer for six weeks significantly strengthened the muscles of the spine, increased the mobility of the spine, and promoted general well-being:

Waibel C, Fischer P, Rapp W, Horstmann T. Haltungsfeedback am PC-Arbeitsplatz
Auswirkungen auf Kraft, Mobilität, Wohlbefinden und Aktivitätsniveau.  ErgoMed 2013; 2: 32-38.


In another study the posture training increased the thoracolumar extension of the subjects from 40 to 70%, while greatly reducing their pain:

Kist S, Fischer P, Axmann D, Engel E.
Pilot study on the effect of posture feedback on pain and thoracolumar extension of professional office workers. ErgoMed 2013; 6: 28-36.

Gender specific differences in posture
Fischer P, Battes S, Axmann D, Engel E. Gender specific differences in posture and back pain at the computer workstation. PhysioScience. 2013; 9(2): 59-64.

Reliability and Validity of the Posture-Trainer
Fischer P. Ist Haltung messbar? Die Validität, Hardware-Zuverlässigkeit und Bedienerfreundlichkeit eines
elektronischen Haltungstrainers? Ergo Med. 2008; 1: 68-73.

Effekt of traditional posture training
Traditional posture training caused the subjects of this study to up ths straightening of their spine from 33% auf 51%. In the course of the subsequent week without posture reminder, it declined to 46%.

Becker J, Fischer P, Axmann D, Engel E. The effect of ergonomics training on the spinal extension and tooth preparations of dental students. ZWR – Das Deutsche Zahnärzteblatt 2015; 124: 70-74.