inertial movement

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A form of passive movement, such as sliding into a base during a baseball run, in which there is a continuation of a previous movement, but there is no concurrent propulsive force provided by muscle action. Inertial movements are affected by decelerating forces such as air resistance and tissue viscosity.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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