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body mechanics

Syllabification: bod·y me·chan·ics

Definition of body mechanics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular or plural]
Exercises designed to improve posture, coordination, and stamina.
Example sentences
  • Only some of the materials included information pertaining to relaxation exercise, mobility exercise, good body mechanics, energy conservation, and good posture.
  • In a review of the literature, the Baptist Medical System Back School notes that research ‘has shown conclusively that exercise and correct body mechanics is the best prevention.’
  • Although there are many causes of low back pain, up to 80 to 90 percent of low back pain has been attributed to improper posture, poor body mechanics and weak or unbalanced musculature.

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