Unit 7 textbook study questions

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Biomedical Physio & Kines
Course
BPK 143
Professor
Tony Leyland
Semester
Winter

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KIN 143 UNIT 7Study QuestionsIn the discussion on back health there is some overlap with the anatomy and back strength exercises discussed in Unit 61Discuss the arguments for and against including static stretching in a warmup routine For1Decreases risk of injury by increasing flexibility prior to activity2Increasing flexibility allows for greater ROM for athletic performanceAgainst1Increased stretchability causes tissues to rupture more easily2No effect on activities where muscle length is not a factor Ex Jogging3Stretching doesnt affect muscles during eccentric activity where muscle strains usually occur4Stretching can produce damage to structures within muscle fibre5Can mask muscle pain leading to people overdoing it6May weaken the muscle2Discuss the arguments for and against including ballistic stretching in a warmup routineFor1Activities are dynamic in nature so ballistic stretching will adhere to these dynamic activities increasing flexibility when moving2Shown to be effective but more research required3Can be performed in a team to promote camaraderie4Less boringAgainst1Heighten activity of stretch receptors causing more injury risk2Can cause reflex action in muscles which will make it harder to stretch3Describe two flexibilitywarmup exercises that are considered to be potentially dangerous to the knee joint Explain why each exercise is considered to be potentially harmful Single or double leg inverted hurdlers stretch1Results in over stretching tissues crushing pinching nerves and jamming joints in kneeHurdler Stretch1The bent knee will be over stretched Tissue and nerve damage4Describe two flexibilitywarmup exercises that are considered to be potentially dangerous to the lower back Explain why each exercise is considered to be potentially harmful
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