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John Adney
Answered: Mar 21, 2017
Please check the answer, it should be Eversion not inversion...

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Reduces external rotation of the hip

P. 373

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Bending knees and hips before lifting
Avoid bending from the waist
Avoid twisting

P. 371

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
1.5 times the length of the shoes

P. 371

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
When you perform tasks that require you to exert yourself forcefully
When you perform repetitive movements
When you maintain an awkward or static posture

P. 369

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Never attempt to lift more than 35% of your body weight

P. 390

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Wear comfortable, non-skid shoes to help protect the back when lifting.
Know your limits and observe them. Be aware of the maximum amount of weight you can lift or move safely.
Avoid...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Carry objects away from the midline of your body and try to reach as far as possible.

P. 372

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Flexion and extension
Hyperextension
Abduction and adduction

P. 25

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Holding a bag of groceries close to your body as you bring it into the house.

Chapter 4,Box 4-5 (page 80)

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Flex your knees and face your body away from the direction of the move. The foot farthest from the bed faces forward for broader base of support

P. 383

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Toes are pointed upward, toes are pointed downward

P. 381

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
Position feet 6 to 8 inches apart
Flex knees slightly
Contract abdominal muscles in and up
Face your work area

P. 372

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 07, 2020
For older adults who are chronically ill, it is sometimes necessary to break ROM into two or more sessions to control fatigue
Insufficient calcium or lack of sunlight increases risk for bone...Read More

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