plyo·​met·​rics | \ ˌplī-ə-ˈme-triks How to pronounce plyometrics (audio) \

Definition of plyometrics

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

Other Words from plyometrics

plyometric \ ˌplī-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce plyometric (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of plyometrics

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plyometrics

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

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