Posture and postural defect II

Physical and health education JSS2 First Term

Week 2

Posture and postural defect II

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Demonstrate appropriate postures in standing, running, walking, potting, lifting, lying, and climbing


Kinds of postures

1. Standing posture: Standing is referred to as orthostasis, it is a human position in which the body is held in an upright “orthostatic” position and supported only by the feet 

2. Sitting posture: This is the way we sit down on a chair. To have a good sitting posture, we should try to keep to the following rules:

a. keep our stomach straight and relaxed

b. keep our legs together while sitting

3. Walking posture: Walking means moving from one place to another. We.... View More

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