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De Angelis, David - Power-Flex Stretching

De Angelis, David - Power-Flex Stretching

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Published by: Alex Di Benedetto on Nov 04, 2011
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The extension reflex constitutes a nervous system reaction of which is
aimed at maintaining the musculature’s tone and preserving it from lesions.
This type of reflex takes place in the moment when a muscle is extended
in a rough and uncontrolled manner..
Extending a muscle, both the muscular fibers (also defined “extrafusal
fibers”), and neuromuscular spindles undergo a deformation in extension.
The extension of the latter causes stimulation of the extension reflex, gener-
ating contraction of the extended muscle.

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