Slant board

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A slant board is a flat surface set at an angle or slant. Such boards may be used for a variety of purposes.

Movies[edit]

Movie studios build them for actors to rest on between performances to avoid wrinkling costumes.[1]

Exercise[edit]

There are two varieties for exercises:

  1. a long padded board which will accommodate the full length of the lying body
  2. a smaller wooden platform for standing upon.

The calf muscles or triceps surae may be stretched by a daily exercise of standing upon a slant board.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jean Harlow – Dinner at Eight". vickielester.com. 7 April 2016.
  2. ^ Alfred L. Logan, Lindsay J. Rowe (1995), The foot and ankle