acute improvements

This entry was created in response to a student writing:

One of these methods, called post-activation potentiation (PAP) results in acute improvements in muscle power and performance in subsequent explosive activities

“Acute” does not seem to be the right adjective here. It may help to provide a concordance of possible adjectives that fit the meaning of the instance above, as in the reusable link, which looks a bit like this:

Students might also benefit from investigating which adjectives commonly modify “improvement” through the link, which looks like this:

Created by Elena Mazzeri

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