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balance beam

In occupational and physical therapy, a plank 4 inches or more wide used to assess and improve balance and motor coordination, usually elevated several inches from the floor.
See also: beam
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The next season, the balance beam, the very apparatus that had previously put Ohashi on the sideline, earned her two perfect 10s and the number one spot.
"In light of the above and the forecast for bad weather, we will be taking immediate action by installing temporary barriers and signage to guide people away from using the balance beam and towards the footbridge.
Balance beam: Murakami, Thorsdottir, Black, Teramoto, Seitz, Onyshko
Top: Barney with the BBC production team and the newly installed lock gate and balance beam at Marsden.
On balance beam, Maria Kharenkova performed shakily and fell forward on her dismount, and Daria Spiridonova fell on an aerial skill.
AG North manager Rick Walker has over 25 years experience in equipment installations and repairs, and was trained directly at the AAI factory to do balance beam recoveries.
She will compete in the balance beam finals on Sunday.
Recent achievements: Won Bronze in the balance beam and floor in the 2012 European championships in Brussels.
The io[R] Balance Beam illuminated grab bar from Cooper Lighting is ADA-compliant.
For Upton and Pierre-Paul, the tasks were a bit less taxing; they squared off in some more relaxed challenges--a balance beam standoff and a hardnosed table tennis match--all of which tied back to the Axe Shower product range.
After bobbling her balance beam dismount, Nadia spends all summer in an ankle cast.
The balance beam part of the jet helps in reducing the forces needed to move the nozzle, thus reducing the power of the actuators and their weight.