squatting position


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squatting position

[skwot′ing]
Etymology: Fr, esquatir, to press down
a posture in which the knees and hips are flexed and the buttocks are lowered to the level of the heels. It is adopted by children with certain heart diseases as they seek relief from exercise distress.

squatting position

A position in which the person crouches with legs drawn up closely in front of, or beneath, the body; sitting on one's haunches and heels.
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Its eyes were not upon Bradley, who drew himself to a squatting position and crouched as far back in the corner of the niche in which the platform was set as he could force himself.
It's a good way to improve your ability to get up and down from a sitting or squatting position and pick things up; it also helps with upper back mobility and your ability to twist your torso.
Newcastle Crown Court was told the 35-year-old also forced the youngster, who was between the ages of seven and nine at the time, to stand in a squatting position for long periods of time, sometimes overnight, and would beat him with a belt if he didn't squat properly.
To perform their morning rituals, people mostly of Indian population are mostly using squatting position.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 13 July 2017: The Tourism and Antiquities police foiled an artifacts smuggling attempt by two 50 and 36 year-old criminals transporting 225 bronze coins, four pottery artifacts, and a black basalt statue in a squatting position in a car in Minya governorate.
He said the officers hit him mercilessly with their hands and booted feet, as well as sprayed him with water and forced him to face the wall and sit in a squatting position for three straight hours, with soldiers repeatedly slapping him on the back of his neck.
The instinctual reflex causes the animal to drop into a squatting position to load its leg muscles prior to taking flight.
The invention's unique design assists a person with getting into the natural squatting position necessary to complete a bowel movement.
For typical squatting width, most catchers used the general squatting position (75.
ISLAMABAD -- A new case study suggests that wearing skinny jeans can lead to serious nerve damage in your lower legs if you spend the day in a squatting position.
5 ft high, in a squatting position, was formally dedicated to the nation by Nandini Satpathy, the then Odisha Chief Minister in 1974.
One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash.