Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account


the ability of the neuromuscular system to exert force against resistance

synergistic dominance

when synergists compensate for a weak or inhibited prime mover in an attempt to maintain force production and functional movement patterns


when a tight muscle causes decreased neural drive to its functional antagonist

neuromuscular eff

the ability of the Human Movement System to allow agonists, antagonists, synergists, and stabilizers to work synergistically to produce force, reduce force, and dynamically stabilize the entire Human Movement System.


provides intersegmental stability, deceleration, and force production during athletic activities.


the ability of the Human Movement System to have optimum range of motion as well as meuromuscular control throughout that range of motion.

stretch- shortening cycle

an active stretch (eccentric contraction) of a muscle followed by an immediate shortening (concentric contraction) of that same muscle.


a force that produces rotation


muscles that act as prime movers


muscles that act in direct opposition to prime movers

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording