The mechanical property that allows a tissue to return to its original shape or size when an applied force is removed (often called "temporary deformation"
|Ballistic and dynamic stretching are an example of||
Elasticity/temporary deformation.while they offer no permanent improvement to tissue extensibility,these stretching modalities activate neuromuscular patterns in preparation for activity
|A critical region called the "elastic limit"is reached when||
A tissue is stretched beyond the point where it can return to its normal length after the tensile force is removed (figure 5-14 page 239)
|The difference (or deformity) between the original resting length of the tissue and the new resting length,after being stretched beyond its elastic limit,is termed||
Permanent set,permanent deformation or strain .
|This new state of permanent elongation is also called||
Plastic stretch.this transition is called the yield point
|Static stretching,which illustrates this principle,improves tissue extensibility,as the tissue deformation remains after the tension is removed||
If further tensile force is applied to a tissue beyond its yield point,gradual tissue failure occurs