143flexback1 - system stimulation i)Joint structure joint...

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1 Flexibility and Back • Flexibility - ability of a joint to move through its full range of motion (ROM) • static flexibility - ability to sustain an extended position at one end or point in ROM • dynamic flexibility - ability to move a joint through its ROM with little resistance • What determines flexibility – i)structure, ii)muscle elasticity and length, iii)nervous
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Unformatted text preview: system stimulation i)Joint structure joint capsule - surrounds joints semi-elastic - strength and stability but limits motion ii)muscle elasticity and length myofilaments,connective tissue sheaths collagen - structure and support elastin - flexibility...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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