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Posture and Sports

In Posture by maria

Why is it good to have a correct posture when exercising? In short, it can be said that a good posture gives better performance and reduced injury risk. A good posture helps you get better technique and position during several exercises at the gym, such as weight lifting. An open upper body can also extend the step and deepen breathing …

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Posture types

In Posture by maria

There are several different types of posture. All different types affect the body in different ways. What type do you have? Below we list the most common posture types – Forward head posture, forward rotated shoulders, flat back, sway back and scoliosis. But what is a good posture then? Is there an “optimal” posture? A good posture is when there …

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White Paper Posture Flexi

In Facts, Uncategorized by maria

An evaluation of posture upright effects and user experience of the Swedish Posture Flexi harness. Read the complete white paper on Posture Flexi written by Anna-Lisa Osvalder, senior lecturer in Ergonomics and has a Ph.D. in injury prevention, here. Summary: An upright posture positively affect body language and well-being. A body support that reminds how to sit, stand or walk …

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Bioservo Collaboration

In Research by maria

Ironhand® – the world’s first soft robotic muscle strengthening system.   Swedish Posture and Bioservo Technologies have collaborated in developing a special battery backpack for the Ironhand robot. The Bioservo backpack has been designed with the unique Posture Vertical carrying system, which helps the flexibility and the mobility of the Ironhand. See video of the backpack being used here:

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Statistics

In Facts by maria

Stretch and Exercise with the elastic Posture Trainer. Go to product. Add activity while sitting at the desk with Posture Balance- balance seat. Posture reminder to straighten up and keep correct alignment. Go to product.

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Why your posture could be damaging your career

In Body language by maria

You’re ten minutes away from the biggest presentation you’ve ever had to deliver at work. One hundred pairs of eyes will be looking at you and judging every word you say and every move you make. What do you do in the next ten minutes to overcome your fears and ace your presentation? In a 2015 study 74 participants were asked to …

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Good posture – why is it important?

In Posture by maria

What is good posture? Good posture is when your skeleton, joints and muscles are in balance. The body weight should be distributed equally so that no part is exposed to extra stress, just like a well-constructed building. And just like an insufficient building, a body with bad posture will be less resistant to the stress we are facing every day, …

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The new phenomenon – The iHunch

In Body language, Facts, Posture, Research by maria

Smartphones not only ruining our posture. A bad posture could also affect us in psychological ways. ‘Posture doesn’t just reflect our emotional states; it can also cause them’, says Amy Cuddy. In today’s society we live with constant connectivity slouching over our devices. Be aware! Pay attention to your posture while reading this article. The importance of straighten up will …