hyperextension hyperextension

Definition(s):

  • (n) greater than normal extension

Usage(s):

  • This "forces the spine into hyperextension and reduces the deformity.

News

  • Car Accident Safety: Adjusting Your Seat for Whiplash Prevention

    By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert Whiplash is likely to be sustained in a car accident mainly in part to the way seats are constructed and the commonality of rear-end car collisions. Whiplash is defined as a rapid snapping of a person’s head, resulting in the hyperextension of the neck. Muscles, tendons and [...]
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Del Mar Times

Quotes

  1. "It's nothing serious, just a hyperextension," Tomlinson said. "I think they've got me listed as questionable, but I'm pretty sure I'll be able to play. Obviously, I'm going to do all I can to practice. I don't want to miss any time to...
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: LaDainian Tomlinson Source: USA Today

  2. "It felt like it just jammed a little bit, kind of like a hyperextension," Kazmir said. "It was just a little scary because I never felt it before."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Scott Kazmir Source: National Post

  3. "Well, right when it happened, there was no pain at all. It felt like a hyperextension -- it would sort of give whenever I'd step on it. But no, I don't even feel that anymore," Buchholz said. "Most of the soreness is gone from the actual...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Clay Buchholz Source: MLB.com

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