economy of movement


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economy of movement

[Gr. oikos, house, + nomos, law]
The efficient, energy-sparing motion or activity of the system or body.
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Construct validity for the total time, economy of movement and tissue handling parameters could not be demonstrated for the LapSim laparoscopic surgical simulator when examined within the context of a urology residency MIS program.
We were shown how you hold a gun, how to lessen yourself as a target, and how to have the economy of movement that would allow you to take out your target.
They call him The Tree, apparently because he's tall, willowy and has, shall we say, a certain economy of movement.
Soto stresses that economy of movement can cut the work in half.
It's the economy of movement he has in his game which allows him to do it.
In Perpetual Flux choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska demonstrated great economy of movement in her follow-the-leader round of action.
He glided away from defenders with an economy of movement all afternoon - then delivered a succession of killer crosses from the right flank.
Yet the New Orleans audience experienced firsthand the dramatic and sensual elements of the Butler aesthetic, heightened by an economy of movement and accents on pauses of absolute immobility.