When carrying a load close to your body, the line of gravity should:
a. Bisect the base of support.
b. Fall in front of the base of support.
Fall behind the base of support.
A wide and stable base of support is obtained by:
a. Standing with your feet apart.
b. Lunging forward.
Rounding your shoulders slightly.
d. Limbering up before using your muscles.
You will protect your back most effectively if you carry a load:
a. Extended approximately 12 inches from the waist.
b. Close to the body.
Unevenly balanced, favoring your dominant side.
d. Above your head.
When the pelvis, thorax, and head are properly __________ , it is easy to keep the
body stable and steady and to prevent tipping or falling over.