Flexibility training :ballistic stretching Flashcards

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A stretch that incorporates bouncing type movements is a
Ballistic stretch
Ballistic stretching has been used in
Athletic drills and in pre training warm ups
The bouncing movements associated with ballistic stretching usually trigger
The stretch reflex and thus may be associated with an increased risk for injury .ballistic stretching has been not widely advocates
Ballistic activities may play a vital role in the conditions and training of athletes
If ballistics are utilized ,they should be preceded by static stretching and confined to a small range of motion,perhaps no more than 10% beyond the static range of motion
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