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Chapter 15 Achieving Flexibility

Chapter 15: Achieving Flexibility

Due:  Friday, April 5, 2013

 

Name:__________________________             Period: _______

 

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Vocabulary- Please define each term completely.

  1.  Ball and socket joints

  2.  Ballistic stretching

  3.  Contract and relax stretching

  4.  Dynamic Stretching

  5.  Extension

  6.  Flexibility

  7.  Flexion

  8.  Hinge joints

  9.  Hyper flexibility

10.  Ligaments

11.  Muscle Imbalance

12.  Muscles

13.  Range of motion

14.  Static stretching

15.  Stretching

16.  Stretch reflex

17.  Tendons

Essential Questions:  Please answer in complete sentences.

1.  Why is flexibility important?

2.  Identify 3 health problems associated with poor flexibility.

3.  How can you increase your flexibility by applying the principles of training?

4. Describe two safety precautions you should take when participating in

    flexibility exercises.

 

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