plyometrics

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noun, plural in form 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 and Etymology of plyometrics

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


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