side-bending

side-bending,

n movement around an anterior-posterior axis in a frontal plane. Also called
flexion left, flexion right, lateral flexion, or
lateroflexion.
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Side-bending.
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A narrower waist, too, helps counteract the inefficient side-bending movements induced by long legs during running.
Performed on low stools, it is a movement series that recalls yoga and exploits seven different movement directions of the body, from side-bending to circling, designed to tone and strengthen the upper body.
Video images are captured of the spine in motion while patients are guided through a series of flexion, extension, and side-bending movements.