body mechanics


noun (used with a singular or plural verb)

a set of exercises designed to develop an individual's coordination, grace, and stamina.

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Origin of body mechanics

First recorded in 1965–70
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Medical definitions for body mechanics

body mechanics

n.

The application of kinesiology to the use of proper body movement in daily activities, to the prevention and correction of problems associated with posture, and to the enhancement of coordination and endurance.
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