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proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation


proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation

noun

Definition of PROPRIOCEPTIVE NEUROMUSCULAR FACILITATION

:  a method of stretching muscles to maximize their flexibility that is often performed with a partner or trainer and that involves a series of contractions and relaxations with enforced stretching during the relaxation phase—abbreviation PNF
March 06, 2015
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