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PNF

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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Neighbors and colleagues (2010) tested gender-specific versus non-gender-specific PNF as a single- versus four-dose (biannual) intervention against an attention control group among heavy-drinking freshmen.
Although this variable is rarely quantified in the standard use of the Wingate test, one might speculate when performing sports that need explosive power, the use of SS, or PNF, and DS could delay this peak, probably reducing velocity and consequently negatively affecting performance.
The PNF protocol used in this study led to improvements in all the EFAP subtasks and consequently overall functional ambulation.
A PNF activist, Ibrahim Dakkak, relates that representatives of the Jordanian Communist Party and nationalists from Gaza and the West Bank met in East Jerusalem early in 1972 and agreed on the need to establish the From.
In time, the PNF became dominated by Communist Party cadres and ceased to represent the prevailing political and social forces under occupation.
He said the organizing committee will provide ta/das to all participating teams excluded department as per PNF Rules.
THE FINAL: Italy 2 Czechoslovakia 1 at Stadio PNF, Rome.
Although intermittent stretching-relaxation techniques have been borrowed from PNF (e.
Karachi -- Mudassar Arain, Secretary General, PNF has informed that the Punjab Netball Association is organizing the the PNA 14th National Women Netball Championship 2015 to be held at Hamidi Hall, PSB Sports Complex, Islamabad from 28th to 31st March 2015 with the collaboration of Pakistan Netball Federation and Pakistan Sports Board.
The mega event will jointly organised by the PNF and Pakistan Sports Board (PSB).
Mr Playfer has moved from PNF Chartered Surveyors in Solihull.
Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) president Zafar Awan, PNF senior vice president Malik Sameen Khan and PNF secretary general Mudassar Arain were also present on the occasion.