What is the definition of Equilibrium?

Equilibrium - a state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced.
  • For example, to maintain a neutral trunk while pushing or pulling a weight in one hand, your core musculature must balance the force by creating an equal amount of force in the opposite direction...

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Related Terms

  • Center of gravity
  • Torque
  • Inertia
  • Friction
  • Newton's laws of motion


  • Balance
  • Stability
  • Equipoise
  • Symmetry
  • Equilibrium

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