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PNF

Abbreviation for proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.

PNF

proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation

PNF,

n proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, a manual resistance technique that works by simulating fundamental patterns of movement, such as swimming, throwing, running, or climbing. Methods used in PNF oppose motion in multiple planes concurrently. Initially used for stroke victims and children with cerebral palsy, it is now commonly used to treat a broad range of orthopedic conditions.
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Also, it is possible that the contract-relax PNF stretching applied on antagonist muscles results in a facilitator influence from both the Golgi tendon organ of the antagonists (PM and TL) and the muscles spindles of the agonists (LD and BC), a mechanism earlier proposed (20).
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Several studies observed the differences in these techniques; the majority of them demonstrates advantage in the MAB gain for the stretching techniques that use PNF (Sady, Wortman, Blanke, 1982; Etnyre, Abraham, 1982; Davis et al.
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