Flexiblity - DI ET & EXERCI SE PF&...

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Unformatted text preview: DI ET & EXERCI SE PF& W 1112-301 Flexibility Notes for Lectur e: 3/05/09 I mpor tance of Flexibility Pot entially beneficial t o both spor t and health-Resulting awkward postur ing and gait could be linked to back pain-More f lexible r unners will produce great er speed with a given power due t o less resistance coming from muscle-Can potentially speed up r eaction time in spor t (!) Defined as: range of motion possible by given joint or joint system Joint I njur y: Can either ; A: decr ease r ange of motion due to calcium buildup Ballot for hyper extension due to destr uction of bony pr ocess (!) Lar ge Fat deposits and scar tissue (which is inelastic) both can hinder movement Ligament damage Limiting Factor s Flexibility Loose (double Jointed) A per son who is able to extend past nor mal boundar ies Actually due to slack ligaments (no such thing as a double joint) While beneficial to cer tain activates, people ar e mor e pr edisposed for injur ies...
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