body position

body position

Human positions refer to the different positions that the human body can take. There are several synonyms that refer to the human position, often used interchangeably, but having specific flavors. Position is a general term for a configuration of the human body Posture means the intentionally or habitually assumed position Pose implies artistic or aesthetic intention of the position Attitude refers to postures assumed for purpose of imitation, intentional or not, as well as in some standard collocations in reference to some distinguished types of posture: “Freud never assumed a fencer’s attitude, yet almost all took him for a swordsman.” Bearing refers to the manner, of the posture, as well as of gestures and other aspects of the conduct taking place.

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