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Definition of Plyometrics

Plyometrics: Any exercise in which muscles are repeatedly and rapidly stretched ("loaded") and then contracted (as in jumping high off the ground or in push-ups with a clap between them). The aim of plyometrics is to improve muscle power.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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