Flat foot is a very common deformity in the population of primary school children. The neglect of physical activity caused by the modern way of life is highly correspondent with the increase in the presence of this deformity. The purpose of this research was to determine the level of foot deformities among children of the first cycle of primary school. This research includes a sample of 120 children, divided into two subsamples: 60 male, and 60 female children, of the first cycle of „Milija Nikčević“ primary school in Niksic.
Considering obtained results can be said that 42 children (71% male and 29% female) have a flat foot (pes planus). By analyzing the data it is confirmed that 35% of the sample has flat feet and the rest of the children have a hollow feet or normal feet. Regarding the
above mentioned can be concluded that children should be subjected to preventive measures by lecturers and parents in order to prevent the development or appearance of the same deformities of children in this and older age.
Keywords: children, deformity, flat foot, frequency