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Deutsch: Motoneuron / Español: Neurona motora / Português: Neurônio motor / Français: Neurone moteur / Italiano: Motoneurone

Motor-Neuron in the fitness context refers to a type of nerve cell that is responsible for conveying signals from the central nervous system to muscles to induce movement. These neurons play a critical role in physical activity and are essential for executing all voluntary movements.
In this form, "Motor-Neuron" could be interpreted as a compound noun, where "Motor" and "Neuron" are linked together to form a single concept. (--->'Motor Neuron'

Deutsch: Magnesium / Español: Magnesio / Português: Magnésio / Français: Magnésium / Italiano: Magnesio

Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including muscle contraction, nerve function, and energy production. In the context of fitness, magnesium is particularly significant due to its impact on physical performance and recovery.

Deutsch: Motoneuron / Español: Neurona motora / Português: Neurônio motor / Français: Motoneurone / Italiano: Motoneurone

Motor Neuron in the fitness context refers to a type of nerve cell that is responsible for conveying signals from the central nervous system to muscles to initiate movement. These neurons play a critical role in all physical activities, from simple movements like walking to complex, coordinated actions in athletic performance.
In this form, "Motor" serves as an adjective describing the type of neuron, which is involved in the control of muscles and movement. (--->'Motor-Neuron')

Deutsch: Muskelnomenklatur / Español: Nomenclatura Muscular / Português: Nomenclatura Muscular / Français: Nomenclature Musculaire / Italiano: Nomenclatura Muscolare

Muscle Nomenclature in the fitness context refers to the system of naming muscles based on various criteria such as their location, function, shape, size, and the number of origins they have. Understanding muscle nomenclature is essential for fitness professionals and enthusiasts alike as it helps in identifying and discussing different muscles and their roles in various exercises and movements.

Muscles or muscle groups that can be improved by fitness exercises:

Deutsch: Muskeltonus / Español: Tono Muscular / Português: Tônus Muscular / Français: Tonification Musculaire / Italiano: Tono Muscolare /

Muscle Tone refers to a condition in which muscle appears firm and is in a constant yet slight state of contraction.

Muscle Spasm refers to a sudden, involuntary contraction of muscle or muscle group.

Deutsch: Marathon / Español: Maratón / Português: Maratona / Français: Marathon / Italiano: Maratona /

Marathon refers to a foot race covering 42,2 km (26.2 miles).

Mortality is defined as the rate of death.

Deutsch: Einfach ungesättigte Fettsäure / Español: Grasa monoinsaturada / Português: Gordura monoinsaturada / Français: Graisse monoinsaturée / Italiano: Grassi monoinsaturi /

Monounsaturated fat refers to a type of fat found in large amounts in foods from plants, including olive, peanut and canola oil.