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Body Mechanics
From: FM 7-22 October 2012
Body mechanics (posture in motion) is the ability to control body movement. Many discussions of posture are limited to static positions such as sitting and standing. Good posture during movement is imperative for efficiency and injury control. Just as good posture requires balanced alignment of the body, so does exercise. Many Soldiers use awkward movements as they struggle to perform one last repetition. When body mechanics are poor, the exercise serves little purpose and may do more harm than good. The activities in the PRT system were designed to reinforce proper body mechanics. Of special importance to PRT leaders are the checkpoints given for each exercise. Adherence to these checkpoints ensures optimal execution of the exercise. Over time, skillful movements become second nature to the Soldier. When this occurs, physical readiness is enhanced and injury risk is minimized.

From: FM 7-22 October 2012 

  (Page last modified Feb 2, 2013) is dedicated to providing all the information you need to conduct the Army Physical Readiness Training as an individual or with a unit.  Everything you need from FM 7-22 is right here.
Chapter 1 Approach
Chapter 2 System
Chapter 3 Leadership
Chapter 4 Types of Programs
Chapter 5 Planning Considerations
Chapter 6 Special Conditioning Programs
Chapter 7 Execution of Training
Chapter 8 Preparation and Recovery
Chapter 9 Strength and Mobility Activities
Chapter 10 Endurance and Mobility Activities
Appendix A Army Physical Fitness Test
Appendix B Climbing Bars
Appendix C Posture and Body Mechanics
Appendix D Environmental Considerations
Appendix E Obstacle Negotiation
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