Posture

Posture or posturing may refer to:

In humans
  • Posture (psychology)
  • Neutral spine or good posture
  • Human position
  • Abnormal posturing, in neurotrauma
  • Posturography, in neurology
  • Posture and occupational health
In biology
  • semi-erect posture in crocodilians

Other articles related to "posture, postures":

Hōki-ryū - Iai Forms - Chu-dan (middle Level)
... cut an opponent from front, in seiza posture ... Strike aside the attack of an enemy, and cut, in seiza posture ... Nukitsuke to kesa and cut an opponent from front, in standing posture ...
Causes of Poor Posture
... Poor posture can stem from many sources one of the most significant sources deals with repetitive motion without frequent breaks ... Sullivan comments on poor posture saying "These problems are often the result of chronic muscle tension, physical injuries or even emotional trauma, such as grief or depression ... like these throw the musculoskeletal system out of alignment, and if not corrected, poor posture eventually feels normal." Emotions, as wells as physical ...
Ananda Yoga - Quotes By The Founder, Kriyananda
... "The yoga postures are designed to promote and to harmonize the flow of energy in the body ... become conscious of his energy, and will use the postures and breathing exercises as a means primarily to developing this awareness ... is the first and most important stage towards gaining control." "Every posture is associated with certain mental and spiritual states which, if one meditates on them while doing the posture, will come to him more ...
Long-term Complications Of Standing - Complications - Slouching
... See also Kyphosis In contrast to proper posture or "Neutral Spine," "slouching" refers to improper posture or "non-neutral spine." While a shift of weight from one foot to another to alleviate the strain of long ... Since it is a posture of unconstant, static strain on the muscles involved it causes increased alertness ...

Famous quotes containing the word posture:

    If one’s posture is upright, one has no need to fear a crooked shadow.
    Chinese proverb.

    The Dada object reflected an ironic posture before the consecrated forms of art. The surrealist object differs significantly in this respect. It stands for a mysterious relationship with the outer world established by man’s sensibility in a way that involves concrete forms in projecting the artist’s inner model.
    —J.H. Matthews. “Object Lessons,” The Imagery of Surrealism, Syracuse University Press (1977)