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
Words nearby body mechanics
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Medical definitions for body mechanics
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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