Muscle Stretching Exercises
"Muscle Stretching Exercises" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Exercises that stretch the muscle fibers with the aim to increase muscle-tendon FLEXIBILITY, improve RANGE OF MOTION or musculoskeletal function, and prevent injuries. There are various types of stretching techniques including active, passive (relaxed), static, dynamic (gentle), ballistic (forced), isometric, and others.
|Muscle Stretching Exercises
- Muscle Stretching Exercises
- Exercise, Muscle Stretching
- Exercises, Muscle Stretching
- Muscle Stretching Exercise
- Passive Stretching
- Stretching, Passive
- Relaxed Stretching
- Stretching, Relaxed
- Static-Passive Stretching
- Static Passive Stretching
- Stretching, Static-Passive
- Active Stretching
- Stretching, Active
- Static-Active Stretching
- Static Active Stretching
- Stretching, Static-Active
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Muscle Stretching Exercises" by people in Profiles.
Cyclic eccentric stretching induces more damage and improved subsequent protection than stretched isometric contractions in the lower limb. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2021 Dec; 121(12):3349-3360.