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noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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AND MARZOUK, D.K., 1992, The effects of a wobble board exercise training program on static balance performance and strength of lower extremity muscles.
* Proprioception (neuromuscular control) of the lower limbs was measured on the Willknox wobble board, which is an apparatus built at the University of Zululand and records the time that the rim of the wobble board touches the floor.
Difficulty can be augmented by having the athlete balance on foam rolls, stability discs, or wobble boards. In addition, playing the DDR game with your hands provides similar opportunities for prevention, rehabilitation, and strength training for the upper extremity.
The BOSU[R] Balance Trainer has joined other balance products, such as wobble boards and fitness balls, in migrating from the physiotherapist's office to gyms.
* Gradually add plies, releves, developees, passes, and arabesques on a Bosu or wobble board; do each set in parallel and turned out.
Tie me down: Rolf Harris and his famous wobble board. Young one: Adrian Edmondson and his mandolin.
He is most famous for blowing his didgeridoo, banging his wobble board and his amusing sketches, but now Rolf Harris is at the centre of a legal row involving a Birmingham art house.
He opened with the Aussie classic Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport, complete with wobble board. Later, reformed spoof rockers Spinal Tap were a masssive hit while leading the crowd in mass prayers for the latest in a line of ill-fated drummers.
"I did some good work with him on the wobble board and when I came in on the Thursday it felt great," he added.
With shuffle bars, a wobble board and striding stilts, the specially-designed Adventure Trail is already a fun hit with the youngsters at Capcoch Primary School in Abercwmboi.
Most sport equipment stores sell large, durable duffel bags that can help transport equipment, such as dumbbells, resistance bands, a stability ball, a body bar, a step platform, ankle weights, medicine, cones, a skipping rope and a wobble board.