Criterion-related validity of four clinical tests used to measure hamstring flexibility in professional futsal players.

@article{Ayala2011CriterionrelatedVO,
  title={Criterion-related validity of four clinical tests used to measure hamstring flexibility in professional futsal players.},
  author={Francisco Ayala and Pilar Sainz de Baranda and Mark De Ste Croix and Fernando Santonja},
  journal={Physical therapy in sport : official journal of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={175-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the criterion related validity of the sit-and-reach test (SR), toe touch test (TT), modified sit-and-reach test (MSR) and back-saver sit-and-reach test (BSSR) for estimating hamstring flexibility measured through the passive straight leg raise test (PSLR) in professional futsal players. DESIGN Correlation laboratory study. SETTING Controlled laboratory environment. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and three futsal players (55 males age 26 ± 4 years, 48 females age 23 ± 5… CONTINUE READING

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