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plyometrics

play
noun plural but singular or plural in construction plyo·met·rics \ˌplī-ə-ˈme-triks\

Definition of plyometrics

  1. :  exercise involving repeated rapid stretching and contracting of muscles (as by jumping and rebounding) to increase muscle power

plyometric play \-trik\ adjective


Origin of plyometrics

probably irregular from plio- + -metrics (as in isometrics)


First Known Use: 1981


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