The Effect of Textured Insole and Taping on Job Performance and Work Ethic in Physical Education Teachers with Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain

Document Type : Original research papers


1 Payame Noor University, Iran

2 Department of Sports Management and Biomechanics, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran.

3 Payame Noor University, Iran.

4 Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran


The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of textured insole and taping on job performance and work ethic in physical education teachers with non-specific chronic low back pain. The present study was a quasi-experimental study with a pretest-posttest design. The statistical population included physical education teachers with chronic nonspecific back pain in Tehran. The statistical sample included 36 patients with non-specific chronic low back pain who were divided into three groups: textured insole (n = 12), taping (n = 12) and control (n = 12). According to the coordination with physical education teachers, two questionnaires of Patterson (1990) and Gregory (1990) Job Performance Questionnaire were given to physical education teachers with non-specific chronic back pain and they were asked to answer the questions patiently and carefully. After collecting the questionnaires, the subjects of experimental groups were divided into two groups of taping and textured insoles. The subjects used textured insole and taping for 4 weeks and immediately the questionnaire of job performance and work ethic was given to the subjects again and after completing the questionnaires, it was collected by the researcher. Two-way analysis of variance was used for statistical analysis. The results showed that 4 weeks of taping and textured insole in physical education teachers with non-specific chronic back pain had a significant effect on work ethic and job performance (p <0.05). According to the research results, it can be concluded that taping and textured insoles have a positive effect on work ethic and job performance of physical education teachers with chronic non-specific low back pain.


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