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The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) defines flexibility as the range of motion around a joint (ACSM).
Hoggan Scientific is promoting its microFET3 as an easier and more convenient way to measure force and range of motion
3-9) With this younger and more active patient population seeking a return to high activity levels, including sporting activities, (10,11) the effect of prosthetic design on the postoperative range of motion has become an important topic that is regularly brought up by the patients themselves during initial consultations.
These intermediate and advanced sequels to the introductory Lester Horton Technique: The Warm-Up (1990), focus on full-body strengthening and the expansion of range of motion.
Flexibility refers to the range of motion of a joint or a series of joints that are influenced by muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bony structures.
In order to learn to "see" with students whose condition limits their range of motion and possibilities for alignment, practice squinting your eyes to narrow your vision and track the energy moving through the core of the limbs.
Soft tissue manipulation includes several techniques; some involve pressure or stretching of muscle fibers and others involve range of motion against resistance.
The girls simply have an incredible range of motion -- their bones, muscles, and other body tissues work together to help them bend farther, arch higher, and stretch more (much more) than most of us can.