Definitions for "Awkward posture"
Deviation from the neutral positions of the different body parts. Awkward postures typically include reaching above, behind, twisting, forward or backward bending, pinching, squatting and kneeling
any position of the body while performing work activities that is associated with an increased risk for injury. (See Musculoskeletal Disorders)
Any fixed or constrained body position that overloads muscles and tendons or loads joints in an uneven or asymmetrical manner.