Chapter 17 Flexibility and Low Back Health Outline0

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Chapter 17 Flexibility and Low Back Health Quiz or Discussion 1. Stretching exercises should be performed: A. At the start of a warm up. B. First thing in the morning. C. After endurance exercise or strength training. 2. If you injure your back, it’s usually best to rest in bed until the pain is completely gone. A.True B.False 3. It is better to hold a stretch for a short time than to “bounce” while stretching. A.True B.False
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Types of Flexibility - Static - Dynamic – move a joint through its range of motion w/ little resistance. o Dynamic flexibility –depends on static flexibility, but it also involves strength, coordination, and resistance to movement. What Determines Flexibility? Joint structure – can not be changed o Heredity plays a part in joint structure and flexibility. o Gender plays a role. Some studies have found that women have greater flexibility. Why do you think women could have greater flexibility? Muscle Elasticity and Length – Collagen (white fibers that provide
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course HLTH 1112 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Central Oklahoma.

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