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warm-up

n.

1. the use of a physical routine to prepare the body physiologically for physical exertion.

2. the use of a physical routine to prepare the motor pathways for the performance of specific skills.

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two-parameter model

two-parameter model

in item response theory, a model that specifies two parameters affecting an individual’s response to a particular test item: (a) the difficulty level of the item and (b) the item discriminability. See also Rasch model; three-parameter model.