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mobility

[mō′bil·əd·ē]
(engineering)
The ability of an analytical balance to react to small load changes; affected by friction and degree of looseness in the balance components.
(fluid mechanics)
The reciprocal of the plastic viscosity of a Bingham plastic.
(physics)
Freedom of particles to move, either in random motion or under the influence of fields or forces.
(solid-state physics)

mobility

see SOCIAL MOBILITY, OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY.

mobility

(1) An umbrella term for portable devices. See mobile device.

(2) The movement of packets in a network. See traffic engineering.
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As is the case with strength training, the 'agonist/antagonist' or 'isolationist' (single-plane, single-joint) approach to mobility training is unsound.
Discussions have been ongoing about what kind of certification should be required of mobility teachers, about whether blind persons can or should be allowed to teach mobility, about such methodology as one-on-one instruction, and about whether paraprofessionals should be allowed to assist in the instruction process.
Despite being strongly supported by practitioners, this type of mobility is the most complex one to implement in Canada.
Mobility programs always involve in their development the patient, the primary caregiver(s) and therapists, in addition to others such as dietary and nurses' aides.
Boone Kidney explained, "I feel that the flexibility, mobility, and ease that I experience in using my walker, as well as the exercise I obtain from it, are beneficial to my health.
Finally, we identified policy and institutional barriers to improved wheelchair mobility.
Avnet Enterprise Mobility team helps partners design, develop and implement complete, custom mobility solutions leveraging industry-leading technology from suppliers such as Intermec, HandHeld Products, Printronix, and Symbol.
Table 11: Nordic enterprises' preferred approach to buying mobility solutions
Table 12: Italian enterpriseseIU approach to outsourcing mobility solutions
Extent to which enterprises currently have or use mobility solutions
Table 11: US enterprises' preferred approach to buying mobility solutions
Automated data mobility is one of the next frontiers for providing significant value to large and medium-sized enterprises," said Brian Babineau, analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group.