Body Mechanics

Body Mechanics

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Faculty: Donna L Atherton RN, MSN, NP and Carol Pierini MA

Successful Completion: Complete entire module, complete the exam with a passing score of 80% or better, and complete the evaluation form.

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes.

CEUs: HIPAA Exams is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. CEU Information


Body Mechanics Training

Broaden your knowledge of the essentials of good body mechanics.

Course includes a video and audio component with stand-alone exam

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain the essentials of good body mechanics.
  • Identify the major anatomical features of the body related to body mechanics.
  • Review guidelines for exercises that help to increase strength and flexibility to avoid injury.

Table of Contents

Body Mechanics Training

Table of Contents:

  • Essentials of Good Body Mechanics
  • Legal Notice
  • Purpose and Learning Objectives
  • Target Audience
  • The Spine
  • Body Mechanics
  • Good Body Mechanics
  • Lifting
  • Ergonomics
  • Posture
  • Postural Dysfunction
  • Posture Basics
  • End of Course Quiz

Course Content Example 1:

 The Spine

The spine is the basis for good body mechanics. If you understand how the spine works, you will better understand some of the problems that can occur with injury.

The spine holds up:

  • Your head
  • Your shoulders
  • Your upper body

The spine provides:

  • Support to stand up straight
  • Flexibility to bend and twist
  • Protects the spinal cord

Course Content Example 2:

Good Body Mechanics

Maintenance of proper body alignment during activities such as normal daily tasks within the household or workplace will

  • Help to reduce unnecessary stress in the body
  • Decrease risk of injury and enhance healing once an injury has occurred

Course Content Example 3:


Good posture is maintenance of appropriate spinal curvature while sitting, standing, or performing activities

  • By maintaining these proper curves, your body will minimize stress to muscles, ligaments, and joints of the spine
  • Poor posture can have determinantal effects to:
  • Low back, mid back, neck
  • For long periods of time standing or sitting at a computer, muscles can become weak and tired
  • Muscles can become chronically over stretched or shortened and cause ongoing discomfort


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