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cycle

noun age, alternation, circle, circuit, consecution, course, eon, epoch, era, flow, period, recurrence, recurring period, regular return, regglarity of recurrence, repetitiveness, revolution, rotation, round, sequence, succession
See also: annum, frequency, life, sequence, succession
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2012) Age-related differences in the neural regulation of stretch-shortening cycle activities in male youths during maximal and submaximal hopping.
Fatigue during stretch-shortening cycle exercises: Changes in mechanical performance of human skeletal muscle.
A decline in performance was expected due to the high number of eccentric actions and contractions involved in the stretch-shortening cycle accomplished through several jumps and other skills executed during the volleyball training, mainly in periods of intensification.
This result may be a consequence of the high number of jumps and other skills performed during this period of training, which involved many eccentric actions and contractions with the stretch-shortening cycle.
Stretch-shortening cycle fatigue has been attributed to changes in the myotatic stretch reflex because of observation of declining knee eccentric forces and muscle stiffness combined with decreased reflex sensitivity, but other factors are also active and complicate the interpretation of stretch-shortening cycle fatigue (Nicol et al.
2003) Comparison of force-velocity relationship of vastus lateralis muscle in isokinetic and in stretch-shortening cycle exercise.
Earlier studies using voluntary movements have already suggested that stretch-shortening cycle (SSC) exercise performed with maximal intensity induce HF fatigue (Jereb and Strojnik, 2001; Strojnik and Komi, 1998; Tomazin et al.
The impairment of muscle function, however, was attenuated when the stretch-shortening cycle was used in vertical jumping performance (Byrne and Eston, 2002).