Teaching Posture and Body Mechanics
This book is intended for the teachers, parents and physicians who frequently join in criticism of children's postures. Good posture can and should be taught. This text describes standards of body mechanics and includes the activities through which they may be taught to children of all ages. -from Preface.
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Chapter Page 1 A Problem in Teaching
Factors Influencing Posture
Planning the Posture Emphasis
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A. S. Barnes abdomen abdominal muscles activities alignment ankle anti-gravity muscles arch arms Balance Board bend body mechanics program body weight boys and girls bromide paper camera chair Chapter chest chil chin classroom Count defects desk elbows elemen elementary equipment erect examination exercises feet floor foot forward front groups gymnasium habitually hands hanging head health and physical heels hips individual joint jump keep knees legs light lordosis lower Mary Lou orthopedic orthopedist parent-teacher associations parents pelvis Perfect Posture physical education program physical education teacher physical fitness poor posture posture pictures posture program posture teaching present pupils records relaxation roll seats senior high school shadow play shoes side sideward sitting skills slightly slump spine squat Squat Thrust Starting Position straight stretch stunts supervisor tion toes touching trunk ture turn University of Iowa upper waistline walk