Index
a
  • actin
  • active flexibility
  • active stretching
  • aerobic activity
  • agonists
  • Alter, Judy
  • Alter, Michael J.
  • Anderson, Bob
  • ankle, range of motion of
  • antagonists
  • autogenic inhibition
    b
  • ballistic PNF stretching
  • ballistic stretching
  • Beaulieu, John E.
  • benefits of stretching
  • Blakey, W. Paul
  • books on stretching
  • butterfly stretch
    c
  • chinese split
  • circadian rhythms
  • clasped-knife reflex
  • collagen
  • collagenous connective tissue
  • common stretching mistakes
  • concentric contraction
  • connective tissue
  • contract-relax, PNF stretching technique
  • contract-relax-antagonist-contract, PNF stretching technique
  • contract-relax-bounce, PNF stretching technique
  • contract-relax-contract, PNF stretching technique
  • contract-relax-swing, PNF stretching technique
  • contractile proteins
  • cooling down
  • Cooper, Robert K.
  • counting during stretching
  • CRAC, PNF stretching technique
  • Croce, Pat
    d
  • different types of flexibility
  • different types of stretching
  • duration of a stretch
  • Dworkis, Sam
  • dynamic flexibility
  • dynamic PNF stretching
  • dynamic stretching
  • dynamic warm-up stretching
    e
  • early-morning stretching
  • eccentric contraction
  • elastic connective tissue
  • elastin
  • elbow, range of motion of
  • endomysium
  • epimysium
  • extrafusal muscle fibers
    f
  • fascia
  • fascial sheaths of muscle
  • fascicles
  • fasciculi
  • fast-twitch fibers
  • fixators
  • flexibility
  • flexibility, factors affecting
  • flexibility, limiting factors
  • Frenette, Jean
  • frog stretch
  • front split
    g
  • general warm-up
  • golgi tendon organ
  • groin and inner-thigh stretch
  • Gummerson, Tony
    h
  • Health for Life
  • HFL
  • hip, range of motion of
  • hold-relax, PNF stretching technique
  • hold-relax-bounce, PNF stretching technique
  • hold-relax-contract, PNF stretching technique
  • hold-relax-swing, PNF stretching technique
    i
  • innervate
  • interdependency of muscle groups
  • intrafusal muscle fibers
  • inverse myotatic reflex
  • isolation offered by a stretch
  • isometric agonist contraction/relaxation
  • isometric antagonist contraction
  • isometric contraction
  • isometric stretching
  • isotonic contraction
  • Iyengar, B. K. S.
    j
  • Jerome, John
  • joint rotations
  • joints
    k
  • Kim, Sang H.
  • kinetic flexibility
  • knee, range of motion of
  • Kurz, Tom
    l
  • Lala, Marco
  • lengthening reaction
  • leverage offered by a stretch
  • ligaments
  • limiting factors of flexibility
  • lower back stretches
  • lumbar spine, range of motion of
  • lying buttock stretch
  • lying `V' stretch
    m
  • McAtee, Robert E.
  • mechanoreceptors
  • Mehta, Shyam
  • metabolic accumulation
  • Mira
  • mitochondria
  • mobility
  • mobility, factors affecting
  • mucopolysaccharide
  • muscle fibers
  • muscle spasms
  • muscle spindle
  • musculoskeletal system
  • myofilaments
  • myofybrils
  • myosin
  • myotatic reflex
    n
  • neck, range of motion of
  • neuromuscular junction
  • neutralizers
  • nuclear bag fibers
  • nuclear chain fibers
    p
  • pacinian corpuscles
  • passive flexibility
  • passive stretching
  • perimysium
  • Peterson, Susan L.
  • plyometrics
  • PNF stretching
  • post-isometric relaxation techniques
  • prime movers
  • proprioception
  • proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
  • proprioceptors
  • psoas stretch
    q
  • quadricep stretch
    r
  • ranges of joint motion
  • reciprocal inhibition
  • reciprocal innervation
  • references on stretching
  • relaxed stretching
  • relaxed warm-up stretching
  • repetitions of a stretch
  • respiratory pump
  • risk of injury from a stretch
  • runner's start
    s
  • sarcomeres
  • seated calf stretch
  • seated hamstring stretch
  • seated inner-thigh stretch
  • seated leg stretches
  • Shields, Andrew T.
  • shoulder, range of motion of
  • side split
  • Silva
  • slow-twitch fibers
  • Smith, Ann
  • Solveborn, Sven-A
  • split-stretching machines
  • sport-specific activity
  • stabilizers
  • static stretching
  • static warm-up stretching
  • static-active flexibility
  • static-active stretching
  • static-passive flexibility
  • static-passive stretching
  • Sternad & Bozdech
  • stretch receptors
  • stretch reflex
  • stretch reflex, dynamic component
  • stretch reflex, static component
  • Sullivan, John Patrick
  • synergism
  • synergists
    t
  • tendons
  • Tobias, Maxine
  • torn tissue
  • Type 1 muscle fibers
  • Type 2A muscle fibers
  • Type 2B muscle fibers
  • types of flexibility
  • types of stretching
    v
  • videotapes on stretching
    w
  • warm-up stretching
  • warming down
  • warming up
  • wrist, range of motion of