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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 class is a real, vinyasa-style flow where proper body mechanics are taught and encouraged, but with a little bit of a laid-back vibe.
It's a matter of developing a laser focus on alignment as well as strengthening and stretching with better body mechanics in mind.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 28 (ANI): India's first fully automatic gymnasium for health and fitness freaks Body Mechanics (BM) has carved a niche for itself in the market today.
She also discusses the vestibular system, the role of vision and eye movements, proprioception, sensory illusions, the effects of sound, the effects of alcohol and other drugs, virtual reality, kinesiology and body mechanics, and fall prevention for older people.
Poor body mechanics, such as feet that roll in or out, can lead to plantar fasciitis and pain elsewhere in the body, too.
3) Perhaps another area of pitching mechanics that needs to be scrutinized is the impact of lower body mechanics.
Body mechanics are the most important factor in running a file straight.
The language used makes it accessible for the average reader without a great deal of knowledge about anatomy or body mechanics.
Although the wallets were carried in different pockets by individuals of various shapes, sizes and ages, the tempo and body mechanics involved were strikingly similar.
It is essential to also evaluate upper body mechanics when looking at gait analysis and pain in the lower body.
Tenders are invited for design a comprehensive industrial ergonomic program that includes: onsite analysis of body mechanics, tools, resources, and techniques for specific job tasks; recommendations and observation reports; development of a roadmap to implement an effective ergonomic program; customized ergonomic training materials and resources (such as videos and handouts) that can be used after the implementation of the training program; train the trainer services; onsite training of field personnel, and any additional segments needed to fully implement an effective program.