Posture is the position in which you hold your body as you sit, stand, or lie down. Good posture benefits your overall health and can prevent future problems that may arise from maintaining poor posture.
Posture affects the skeletal system because it determines where and how much stress is put on each bone, and for this reason, good posture benefits your bones and joints.
It can also affect muscles because it determines where they are used most often, which benefits the strength of the muscles throughout your body.
Poor posture over time could lead to developing osteoporosis due to bones not being supported correctly.
Proper posture helps with breathing and prevents health risks such as difficulty breathing or vocal projection issues when singing or speaking. It benefits your muscles by putting stress on the appropriate areas, promotes optimal bone support, and reduces chances of developing osteoporosis.