body mechanics


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body mechanics

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The application of kinesiology to the use of proper body movement in daily activities, the prevention and correction of problems associated with posture, and the enhancement of coordination and endurance.
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The plant has a "Safe Back" program that teaches correct body mechanics for lifting, moving, and handling materials.
The Four Voices of Man is a curious mixture of opposing and confusing viewpoints, contradictions from chapter to chapter, highly personal conclusions about the nature of singing, questionable scientific data about anatomy and body mechanics, some factual errors, some fine insights, and - some may say - too many anecdotes about famous singers, entertaining as these are.
If people are aware of good body mechanics while in the kitchen, no injuries should happen.
Patients appropriate for this level of care require some instruction, typically in body mechanics or in performance of a home exercise program.
Appropriate exercise and proper instruction on correct body mechanics while lifting can be the most effective prevention of disabling LBP (Bigos & Battie, 1987).
For the young Brazilian concert artist and music professor, having an intimate understanding of body mechanics is the only way to insure an outstanding performance.
The goal of this three component system is to provide complete insight into the full body mechanics that control the athlete's gait.
The sensor form factor will be the same for all versions with different software tuned to the body mechanics and reporting needs of each sport.
For elementary pupils, physical education shall include movement experiences and body mechanics, fitness and rhythmic activities, increased cardiovascular endurance muscular strength and sports and games.
While he addresses Western medical diagnostic classifications he steps back to evaluate a person's health dilemma within a larger practice model that takes into account body mechanics, bioenergetics, and the state of a person's "spirit" and consciousness.
The Complete Guide to Pitching" is a scholarly breakdown of this essential of a baseball game's defense as Derek Johnson discusses the position down to the body mechanics of the pitcher, how to train oneself to become a better pitcher by mastering the specialized pitchers, reading your batter, becoming the fielder when the ball goes live, and much more.
I practiced proper body mechanics, and I did everything as directed by Physical Therapy training in how to move a patient in order to try to prevent injury.