AZCIS
Introduction
Vocabulary
Fascia: is a soft connective tissue located just below
the skin that wraps and connects the muscles, bones,
nerves and blood vessels of the body.
Ligament: a band of fibrous tissue that connects bone to
bone or bone to cartilage and supports and strengthens
joints.
Foot Arch: The foot arches are formed by the bones
(tarsal and metatarsal), ligaments, and tendons of the
foot and are essential for both movement and weight
bearing.
Superset: A form of strength training in which you move
from one exercise to the next without a rest break.
Concentric muscle contraction: a type of muscle
activation that increases tension on a muscle as it
shortens.
Concentric muscle contraction: a type of muscle
activation that increases tension on a muscle as it
shortens.
Eccentric muscle contraction: a type of muscle
activation that increases tension on a muscle as it
lengthens.
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