plyometrics


plyo·met·rics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌplī-ə-ˈme-triks\

Definition of PLYOMETRICS

:  exercise involving repeated rapid stretching and contracting of muscles (as by jumping and rebounding) to increase muscle power
plyo·met·ric \-trik\ adjective

Origin of PLYOMETRICS

probably irregular from plio- + -metrics (as in isometrics)
First Known Use: 1981

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