stretching

A form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle (or muscle group) is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscles felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone.

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  • Stretching — Stretching …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Stretching — Un « stretch » de Bando yoga Définition Pratiques corporelles diverses destinées à développer la soupl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stretching — [ strɛtʃiŋ ] n. m. • 1982; mot angl. , de to stretch « s étirer » ♦ Anglic. Gymnastique douce basée sur des étirements des fibres musculaires. ● stretching nom masculin Mise en condition physique fondée sur le principe de la contraction (tension) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stretching — Stretch ing, a. & n. from {Stretch}, v. [1913 Webster] {Stretching course} (Masonry), a course or series of stretchers. See {Stretcher}, 2. Britton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stretching — (engl. für Dehnen, Recken, Strecken) bezeichnet den Zug an Muskeln zu Erhöhung der allgemeinen Beweglichkeit, siehe Dehngymnastik die Erweiterung von künstlich erzeugten Hautlöchern zum Einbringen von Schmuckstücken, siehe Dehnen von Piercings …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stretching — Stretching. См. Растяжение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • stretching — index continuation (prolongation), extension (expansion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stretching — m DEFINICIJA v. strečing ETIMOLOGIJA vidi stretch …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Stretching — For other uses, see Stretching (disambiguation). An actively stretching Siberian tiger Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle (or muscle group) is deliberately elongated[ …   Wikipedia

  • Stretching — Stretch Stretch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stretched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stretching}.] [OE. strecchen, AS. streccan; akin to D. strekken, G. strecken, OHG. strecchen, Sw. str[ a]cka, Dan. str[ae]kke; cf. AS. str[ae]ck, strec, strong, violent, G. strack …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stretching — Stret|ching 〈[ strɛ̣tʃıŋ] n. 15; Sp.〉 Streck , Dehnungsübung zum Muskeltraining [engl., „das Strecken“] * * * Stret|ching [ strɛt̮ʃɪŋ], das; s: aus Dehnungsübungen bestehende Gymnastik. * * * Strẹtching   [zu Stretch] das, s, Sport und He …   Universal-Lexikon

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