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Lesson 5 - Flexibility and Body Composition Lifetime...

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Flexibility and Body Composition Lifetime Fitness Lesson 5, Chapter 6 I. Why is it important to have good flexibility? A. Assist with balance, performance, and reaction time II. What structures in the body can limit flexibility? A. Bone, fat, skin, scar tissue, muscles, tendons, and ligaments III. Active and Passive Range of Motion A. AROM i) Motion involving muscle contractions B. PROM i) Joint moved without muscle contraction IV. Agonist vs. Antagonist Muscles A. Agonist muscle i) Muscle that contracts B. Antagonist muscle i) Muscle that stretches in response to agonist muscle V. What are the different stretching techniques? A. Ballistic (Dynamic) Stretching i) Each joint is moved in a controlled manner through a series of controlled movements B. Static Stretching i) Passive stretching C. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation i) Involves a pushing phase (10 seconds) followed by a relaxation phase VI. Practical Application A. The Pilates Method B. Yoga VII. Is there a relationship between strength and flexibility? A. Strength training doesn’t always result in decreased flexibility
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course PHYA 109 taught by Professor Moore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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