Types of Stretching

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  • Created on: 29-12-13 19:46
What is Isometric stretching?
This involves resistance of the muscles through tensing of the stretched muscles
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What does PNF stand for?
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
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What is PNF?
This stretching involves a combination of isometric and passive stretching
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What is Static stretching?
This involves stretching a group of muscles to their farthest point and holding this position
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What is Passive stretching?
This involves holding a stretch for a period of time, releasing it and holding it again in order to increase the range of movement
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What is Active stretching?
This involves holding a position with no other assistance other than the strength in the muscles
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How long must stretches be held for?
Stretches must be held for 7-10 seconds
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If a second stretch is being held, how long should it be held for?
It should be held for a further 5 seconds (7-15 seconds)
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Why do we need to stretch?
It improves our muscles' elasticity making you more flexible
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libbyxo

Wheres the answerS?

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