Flashcards in Chapters 1-2 Deck (49)
What is posture?
The way you hold your body when you sit, stand, or move about.
How many bones are in your body?
What is your framework called?
What is the special name for the group of bones that make up your backbone?
What is each bone in the backbone called?
What mineral helps make your bones strong?
What are the 5 rules for building strong, straight bones?
1. Eat the right kinds of food.
2. Drink plenty of milk.
3. Spend time out in the sunshine.
4. Get plenty of exercise.
5. Practice good posture.
The way I hold my body
A strong framework for my body
These make my bones hard
What kind of chair should you sit in when you are working at a desk?
Straight hard chair
What should touch the back of the chair when sitting?
Where should your feet be while you are sitting?
Flat on the floor
Where should your toes be pointed when you are standing?
What is a habit?
Something you do without thinking about it.
How will poor posture make you feel?
If you are kneeling or sitting on the floor, how should your back be kept?
When lifting a heavy object, where should you bend?
What muscles should you use to lift heavy objects?
You can prevent accidents by being ____
What are most serious injuries caused by?
What are falls often caused by?
What should you climb on to reach something high?
When should you clean up something spilt on the floor
What part of your body helps you move?
Most of your muscles are attached to the skeleton and called what?
What two muscles are on your arm?
Biceps and triceps
What muscles cover your stomach or abdomen?
What muscles do you use when you smile?