forward-leaning posture

forward-leaning posture

a respiratory therapy technique intended to reduce or eliminate the involvement of the accessory muscles of respiration in ambulatory patients with breathing difficulty. It involves walking while bent forward in a slightly stooped posture. For patients unable to tolerate functional walking, a special high walker with wheels may be used.
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To harden systems against these threats, we have developed a more forward-leaning posture that we call Intelligence Driven Defense[sup.
His forward-leaning posture suggested he would have liked to have been out there on court himself.
Moreover, the forward-leaning posture made the spot airflow go downward after collision and caused temperature decrease at the thighs and legs.
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