plyometrics

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plyometrics

bounding or high-velocity exercise that entails eccentric and rapid concentric contractions, such as jumping or weighted ball throwing and catching. Also called plyometric training.

plyometrics

(plī-ō-mĕt′rĭks)
An exercise technique that combines strength with speed to achieve maximum power in functional movements. This regimen combines eccentric training of muscles with concentric contraction.

plyometrics

type of exercise which utilizes the stretch-shortening cycle of musculotendinous tissue. Eccentric stretching is followed by concentric shortening of the same muscles. Often involves rebound activities.

plyometrics

system of dynamic muscle exercise, designed to develop power for running, jumping and throwing sports; based on the principle that muscles contract faster and with greater force when worked from a pre-stretched position
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