Entertainment / Ballet / Pulling Up: Pulling up is critical to the success of a dancer because without it, the simple act of rising up would be extremely difficult. It involves the use of the entire body. To pull up, a dancer must lift the ribcage and sternum but keeps the shoulders relaxed and centered over the hips which requires use of the abdominal muscles. In addition, the dancer must tuck under and keep their back straight as to avoid arching and throwing themselves off balance. Pulling up is also essential to dancer on pointe in order for them to avoid putting more weight than necessary onto their toes.
Entertainment / Basketball / Squaring Up: When a player's shoulders are facing the basket as he releases the ball for a shot; considered the best shooting position. MORE
Technology / Radar / Stabilized Display (North-Upward): A ppi display in which the orientation of the relative motion presentation is fixed to an unchanging reference (north). This display is north-upward, normally. In an unstabilized display, the orientat MORE