Stretching

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  • Stretching
    • ...
      • Flexibility= Ability of muscles to stretch + lengthen
      • Movement= Mobility + flexibility
    • Benefits of flexibility
      • Ease of movement
      • Inc. range of skills
      • Prevents injury
      • Aesthetically fluent
    • Factors affecting
      • Age
      • Gender
      • Connective tissues
      • Temperature
      • Activity level
    • Lengths
      • Resting length= Anatomical position
      • Functional length= Length at maximal use (greater than resting).
    • Overstretching
      • Forceful detachment of Actin and Myosin cross bridges
      • Damage (possible nerve)
      • Inflammatory process
      • Predispose to injury
  • Mobility = ROM in a joint
    • ...
      • Flexibility= Ability of muscles to stretch + lengthen
      • Movement= Mobility + flexibility
  • Resting length= Anatomical position

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