KPED- Chapter 6

KPED- Chapter 6 - Term Definition flexibility ability of a...

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Term: flexibility Definition: ability of a joint to move through its full range of motion Term: factors affecting flexibility Definition: joint structure, connective tissue and nervous system action, injury and disease, genetics, gender, and use and age Term: benefits of flexibility Definition: improved performance, reduced risk of injury, reduces back pain Term: static stretching Definition: stretch that involves a slow, steady stretch with a hold at the end of the range of motion Term: active stretching Definition: stretch that the force for stretch comes from muscle contraction of muscles opposite those being used
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Term: passive stretching Definition: force comes from an object, partner, or other body part Term: ballistic stretching Definition: quick jerks or bounced to move joints to the end of the range of motion; momentum provides force Term: FITT Definition: frequency, intensity, time, and type
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