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1

What is posture?

The way you hold your body when you sit, stand, or move about.

2

How many bones are in your body?

206

3

What is your framework called?

Skeleton

4

What is the special name for the group of bones that make up your backbone?

Vertebrae

5

What is each bone in the backbone called?

Vertebra

6

What mineral helps make your bones strong?

Calcium

7

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.

8

The way I hold my body

Posture

9

A strong framework for my body

Skeleton

10

These make my bones hard

Minerals

11

What kind of chair should you sit in when you are working at a desk?

Straight hard chair

12

What should touch the back of the chair when sitting?

Hips

13

Where should your feet be while you are sitting?

Flat on the floor

14

Where should your toes be pointed when you are standing?

Straight ahead

15

What is a habit?

Something you do without thinking about it.

16

How will poor posture make you feel?

Tired

17

If you are kneeling or sitting on the floor, how should your back be kept?

Straight

18

When lifting a heavy object, where should you bend?

Knees

19

What muscles should you use to lift heavy objects?

Leg

20

You can prevent accidents by being ____

Alert

21

What are most serious injuries caused by?

Falls

22

What are falls often caused by?

Carelessness

23

What should you climb on to reach something high?

Step ladder

24

When should you clean up something spilt on the floor

Immediately

25

What part of your body helps you move?

Muscles

26

Most of your muscles are attached to the skeleton and called what?

Skeletal muscles

27

What two muscles are on your arm?

Biceps and triceps

28

What muscles cover your stomach or abdomen?

Abdominal muscles

29

What muscles do you use when you smile?

Facial muscles

30

These are muscles you can make move.

Voluntary muscles