proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation

noun

Medical 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

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“Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proprioceptive%20neuromuscular%20facilitation. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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