Monthly Archives: June, 2020

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Low-back pain

A common symptom of musculoskeletal disorders or of disorders involving the lumbar vertebrae and related…

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Lordosis

Abnormal curvature of the spine. Lordosis (bent backward) is an increased concave curve in the…

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Longitudinal axis

A line from the top of the head running vertically to the feet through the…

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Long bone

A bone that is longer than it is wide. Long bones include the femur, tibia,…

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Locus of control

Determines where a person perceives he or she receives personal power.

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Lipoprotein

A water-soluble molecule of protein and lipids. Water-soluble compound composed of apolipo-protein and lipid components…

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Lifeguard lung disease

Granulomatous pneumonitis. This disease is characterized by inflamed nodules in the lungs and is most…

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Liability

An obligation, debt, or responsibility owed to someone; in fitness there is a legal obligation…

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