STRETCH REFLEX

is a muscular contraction in response to some muscular stretch in the same muscle. Read also about extensor's thrust.

STRETCH REFLEX: "Stretch reflex muscle works against the gravitational pull."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STRETCH REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/stretch-reflex/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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