extra credit, flexibility

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Sylwester Czado 11-6-06 KIN 275, Extra Credit (Flexibility) Flexibility is the range of motion or group of joints. This is very important for general fitness and wellness. There are two types of flexibility which are static and dynamic. Flexibility is a very important to our physical well-being because it enables us to perform everyday and recreational activities. There are many types of stretching which are static, ballistic, dynamic, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, passive, and active. Static stretching is slowly stretching a muscle and holding the stretched position. Ballistic stretching is stretching a muscle through a bouncing or swinging movement. Dynamic stretching is moving joints slowly through their range of motions in a controlled manner. Furthermore, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation is done by using neuromuscular reflexes. Passive stretching is when the muscles are stretched by force from an outside source. Active stretching is when the muscles are stretched by a
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