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What does PNF stand for?

PNF stands for Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

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There are four types of stretching - ballistic, static, dynamic and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.
It is a technically-orientated book with a whole chapter in the adult section devoted to Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and a distinctive inclination towards the neurodevelopmental treatment approach, and to this end, it is a useful, well-illustrated guide to practice.
Changes in alpha and gamma motor neuron activity (influencing the hamstring muscles) at a segmental level are likely following this technique, similar to those effects observed following the implementation of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques when stretching muscles (Guissard, Duchateau et al.
htm Motor imagery boosts proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation in the attainment and retention of range-of-motion at the hip.