Activities for Improving Flexibility


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Why is stretching considered a good way to increase flexibility?

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1. Pilates is compared to calisthenics because of its _____.

2. Modern yoga focuses on _____ that both strengthen and stretch certain muscle groups.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool that assists in checking your knowledge of activities for improving flexibility. The quiz focuses on Pilates and stretching.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments can be used to check your comprehension of:

  • Why Pilates is compared to calisthenics
  • What modern yoga focuses on
  • The importance of good flexibility
  • A type of resistance training exercise
  • Benefits of stretching

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the benefits of stretching
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about resistance training and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about flexibility in a different light

Additional Learning

Explore more about flexibility using the lesson: Activities for Improving Flexibility. Some objectives you can cover because of this lesson include:

  • Define flexibility
  • Determine why flexibility is important
  • Identify different flexibility exercises