relative flexibility


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relative flexibility

Increased mobility or frequency of movement in a joint adjacent to a body part with restricted mobility, such as an injured muscle, bone, capsule, tendon, or ligament. This can be a normal relationship between segments, but it can cause pathology and impairments. Relative flexibility can account for overuse, sprain, or strain of a joint due to stiffness in an adjacent joint. For example, lumbar spine strain due to short hamstrings limits hip motion.
See also: flexibility
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Underlying the cyclical behavior of the real wage is the relative flexibility of wages and prices in response to aggregate demand shocks.
Underlying the asymmetric adjustment of the real wage to demand shocks is the relative flexibility of the nominal wage and the price level in response to positive and negative demand shocks.
The difference in the cyclical behavior of the real wage highlights the relative flexibility of wages and prices in response to positive and negative demand shocks.
The relative flexibility of wages and prices have differentiated the cyclical response of the real wage to positive and negative demand shocks in the post-war American economy.

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