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body mechanics

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
a set of exercises designed to develop an individual's coordination, grace, and stamina.
Origin of body mechanics
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for body mechanics
  • Runners with good body mechanics can run their whole life.
  • In addition, many workers have learned proper body mechanics as the preferred method for resident handling.
  • Introduced employees to the benefits of proper body mechanics and started a stretching-exercise program.
  • Training can also involve education on safe lifting techniques and proper body mechanics.
  • body mechanics is the process of using the body safely and efficiently.
  • Someone will manipulate the trunk by standing at the waist and helping with weight shift and proper upper body mechanics.
  • body mechanics means using the body properly to coordinate balance and movement.
  • Use upright, neutral postures and proper body mechanics.
  • Use correct body mechanics in moving, lifting, and positioning patients so as to prevent injury to self and others.
  • Also discusses contributing factors such as medical conditions, lifestyle, posture and body mechanics.

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