Flexibility training:neurological properties of stretching

Flexibility training:neurological properties of stretching ...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Term: Autogenic inhibition is a principle stating that Definition: Activation of a GTO inhibits a muscle spindle response Term: When a static stretch is initially performed,(low force,longer duration) Definition: The small change in muscle length stimulates low grade muscle spindle activity and a temporary increase in muscle tension Term: This low grade muscle response Definition: Progressively decreases due to a gradual desensitization of the muscle spindle activity as the duration of the stretch progresses.this response is referred to as stress relaxation Term: After seven to ten seconds of a low force stretch, Definition: The increase in muscle tension activates a GTO response Term: Under GTO activation,muscle spindle activity and any tension in the muscle are Definition: Temporarily inhibited,allowing further muscle stretching
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Term: Now that the muscle tension is removed ,holding the stretch beyond ten seconds places stress along the Definition: Collagen fibers,remodeling them as
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern