change posture

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Verb1.change posture - undergo a change in bodily posture
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
straighten - get up from a sitting or slouching position; "The students straightened when the teacher entered"
get up, stand up, rise, arise, uprise - rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
fall - drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
fall down, fall - lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
right - regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"
sit down, sit - take a seat
lie down, lie - assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
drop down, sink, drop - fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
hump, hunch, hunch forward, hunch over - round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
straighten, unbend - straighten up or out; make straight
bow - bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King"
uncurl - move out of a curled position; "He uncurled himself"
sit up - change to an upright sitting position; "He sat up in bed"
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Even without injury or pain, perception of threat or risk can be enough to change posture or movement control; e.
The company has tapped into science of muscle memory as a catalyst to change posture.
As the carried electrical lines ascend a hill, the pylon-figures change posture, imitating a climbing person.
The Korean researchers behind this study concluded that by pushing our centre of gravity forwards and upwards, high heels force us to constantly change posture just to keep balanced, leading to an increased risk of ankle injuries.
This might mean giving workers the opportunity to move and change posture throughout the day, the ability to choose where they want to work based on their need to focus or do creative work, either individually or in teams, or the chance to rejuvenate and build connections with people in a social setting.
Fit chunks of activity into your day, things that get your heart beating faster and make you feel slightly out of breath so you reach the recommended 30 minutes, five times a week; * Change posture and keep moving.
We want to know how are they able to hop fast - even when they are quite heavy - and not change posture," said Alexis Wiktorowicz-Conroy at the Royal Veterinary College.
In all work activities, one should attempt to change posture position frequently.
An advantage of exercise also is the ability to change posture and increase core muscle strength (19,30,31,32,33).