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release

1. Law the surrender of a claim, right, title, etc., in favour of someone else
2. a control mechanism for starting or stopping an engine
3. 
a. the opening of the exhaust valve of a steam engine near the end of the piston stroke
b. the moment at which this valve opens
4. the electronic control regulating how long a note sounds after a synthesizer key has been released
5. the control mechanism for the shutter in a camera

release

[ri′lēs]
(mechanical engineering)
A mechanical arrangment of parts for holding or freeing a device or mechanism as required.

release

i. The release of fuel tanks or any object from an aircraft.
ii. In air armament, the intentional separation of a free-fall aircraft store from its suspension equipment.

release

(programming)
(Or "released version", "baseline") A version of a piece of software which has been made public (as opposed to a version that is in development, or otherwise unreleased).

A release is either a major release, a revision, or a bugfix.

Pre-release versions may be called alpha test, or beta test versions.

See change management.
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This randomized controlled pilot study investigated the effects of a myofascial release intervention on the external rotation of the lower extremities in dancers.
Even though both stretching exercise and manual therapy myofascial release technique give better results in treating chronic plantar fasciitis.
In vitro modeling of repetitive motion injury and myofascial release. J Bodyw Mov Ther.
Sego, "Comparison of an indirect tri-planar myofascial release (MFR) technique and a hot pack for increasing range of motion," Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, vol.
CAM includes such therapies as diet modification, nutraceuticals (chemicals that affect the body's physiology, such as calcium glycerophospate, bioflavonoid, hyaluronic acid, and L-arginine), bladder training, neuromodulation (biofeedback/pelvic floor rehabilitation) and myofascial release (gentle application of pressure into the myofascial connective tissue restrictions to relieve pain), acupuncture, stress reduction, and sex therapy (Cartledge, Davies, & Eardley, 2000; Whitmore, 2002).
Freeing emotions and energy through myofascial release.
The consultant reviewed the patient and placed him on the emergency list for a myofascial release pending any further decline in clinical condition.
Zero Balancing, Feldenkrais, Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Reiki and Pilates are also invaluable systems to tune the body for optimum use (see sidebar).
Jones, a physiotherapist, has updated chapters on aromatherapy and massage in sport, and there are new chapters on myofascial release and shiatsu.
Myofascial release stretching works by pressing your body weight at different muscle sites with the use of a foam roller.