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facilitation Erleichterung
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facilitation of traffic Verkehrserleichterung
 
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facilitation facilitation
 
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facilitation facilitation
 
Definition
 
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Social Facilitation definition: Any enhancement of a motivated behavior in which individuals do the same thing with some degree of mutual stimulation and consequent coordination.
social facilitation definition: any enhancement of a motivated behavior in which individuals do the same thing with some degree of mutual stimulation and consequent coordination.
Spinal Facilitation definition: 1. The maintenance of a pool of neurons (e.g., premotor neurons, motor neurons or preganglionic sympathetic neurons in one or more segments of the spinal cord) in a state of partial or subthreshold excitation; in this state, less afferent stimulation is required to trigger the discharge of impulses. 2. A theory regarding the neurophysiological mechanisms underlying the neuronal activity associated with somatic dysfunction. 3. Facilitation may be due to sustained increase in afferent input, aberrant patterns of afferent input, or changes within the affected neurons themselves or their chemical environment. Once established, facilitation can be sustained by normal central nervous system (CNS) activity.
neural facilitation definition: increasing efficiency of transmitter release with repetitive activity; may be partly due to posttetanic potentiation.
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Stretching definition: This is a type of flexibility exercise which combines muscle contraction and relaxation with passive and partner-assisted stretching.
 
Publications
 

Role of "external facilitation" in implementation of research findings: a qualitative evaluation of facilitation experiences in the Veterans Health Administration

Cheryl B Stetler et al.

Implementation Science , 18 Oct 2006

Early cortical facilitation for emotionally arousing targets during the attentional blink

Andreas Keil et al.

BMC Biology , 20 Jul 2006

Developing a facilitation model to promote organisational development in primary care practices

Melody Rhydderch et al.

BMC Family Practice , 19 Jun 2006

Scaling up kangaroo mother care in South Africa: 'on-site' versus 'off-site' educational facilitation

Anne-Marie Bergh et al.

Human Resources for Health , 23 Jul 2008

Unidirectional prey–predator facilitation: apparent prey enhance predators' foraging success on cryptic prey

Yixin Zhang et al.

Biology Letters , 22 Jun 2007

Possible role of membrane gamma-glutamyltransferase activity in the facilitation of transferrin-dependent and -independent iron uptake by cancer cells.

Silvia Dominici et al.

Cancer Cell International , 14 May 2003

What can we learn from facilitator and student perceptions of facilitation skills and roles in the first year of a problem-based learning curriculum?

Michelle McLean

BMC Medical Education , 30 Oct 2003

Air pollutants and the facilitation of cancer metastasis.

A Richters et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Oct 1983

Spontaneous Passage of Gallbladder Calculi-Facilitation by Endoscopic Sphincterotomy

B. C. Sharma et al.

HPB Surgery , 01 Aug 1998

Benefits of Stimulus Congruency for Multisensory Facilitation of Visual Learning

Robyn S. Kim et al.

PLoS ONE , 30 Jan 2008

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