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Body

The principal part of anything as distinguished from its subordinate parts, as in the main part of an instrument. An individual, an organization, or an entity given legal recognition, such as a corporation or "body corporate." A compilation of laws known as a "body of laws."

body

(Collection), noun aggregation, assemblage, batch, colligation, community, company, compilation, congeries, conglomeration, entity, gathering, host, mass, multitude, plenum, polity, sodality, troupe, wholeness
Associated concepts: body corporate, body politic, governnental body, reviewing body

body

(Main part), noun core, corpus, essential part, figure, form, greater part, hub, main part, major part, principal part, shape, structure, substance
Associated concepts: body of an instrument

body

(Person), noun anatomy, cadaver, carcass, carrion, corporality, corporalness, corporeality, corpse, corpus, entity, human being, material existence, physical being, physique
Associated concepts: body attachment, body execution, body heirs
See also: aggregate, assemblage, assembly, band, bulk, character, committee, community, compact, confederacy, configuration, content, cornerstone, corporation, corpse, corpus, entity, form, generality, individual, majority, mass, materiality, party, society, structure, substance, weight

BODY. A person.
     2. In practice, when the sheriff returns cepi corpus to a capias, the plaintiff may obtain a rule, before special bail has been entered, to bring in the body and this must be done either by committing the defendant or entering special bail. See Dead Body.

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The manoeuvres outlined in the book also need to be read with caution as some of the descriptions and pictures are no longer recommended by the NZ Patient Handling Guidelines due to unsafe body mechanics.
Students presented exercise and proper body mechanics training programs to the clients to help reduce workplace injury and provided suggestions to the community partner for reducing workplace injury with minimal cost to the agency.
An introductory lecture provides information on anatomy and physiology, risk factors contributing to spinal dysfunction, background material regarding proper posture and body mechanics and exercises to maintain a healthy back.
With his knowledge of body mechanics and personal understanding, he not only treats the injury but the whole runner, preventing future injuries and improving form for personal best results.
Of course," Janowski adds, "the dancer also should be reminded of the ways that their body mechanics are leading to these problems.
Her discussions include preventing injury by using proper body mechanics, creating strategies for different scenarios, repetitive strain and over-use injuries, the healing process, posture and stretching, utilizing the breath, yoga, nutrition, energizing chakras with food, and self-care.
Chapters 8--9 look at the clinical environment, how to position and drape clients and safe body mechanics for the treating therapist.
He has good jumping ability, good speed, good body mechanics.
The course is unique in that it's taught by an ensemble cast of Orange Grove professionals: psychopharmacology is taught by our family practice physician, assistive technology by our assistive technologist, body mechanics by our physical therapist and so on.
Second, seemingly unrelated injuries can arise that are in fact related since your body mechanics can change to accommodate an injury.
The Raisa assists those with weakened leg musculature to stand vertically with assistance and promotes the use of proper lifting techniques and body mechanics for caregivers.
If you use proper body mechanics - proper walking techniques and proper posture - body problems can certainly improve,'' Kahn said.