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Muscle Stretching Exercises

"Muscle Stretching Exercises" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Exercises that stretch the muscle fibers with the aim to increase muscle-tendon FLEXIBILITY, improve RANGE OF MOTION or musculoskeletal function, and prevent injuries. There are various types of stretching techniques including active, passive (relaxed), static, dynamic (gentle), ballistic (forced), isometric, and others.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Stretching Exercises" by people in this website by year, and whether "Muscle Stretching Exercises" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2008 and 2009
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