Effect of Stretch Frequency and Sex on the Rate of Gain and Rate of Loss in Muscle Flexibility During a Hamstring-Stretching Program: A Randomized Single-Blind Longitudinal Study

  title={Effect of Stretch Frequency and Sex on the Rate of Gain and Rate of Loss in Muscle Flexibility During a Hamstring-Stretching Program: A Randomized Single-Blind Longitudinal Study},
  author={Daniel J. Cipriani and M. Elizabeth Terry and Michelle Haines and Amir P Tabibnia and Olga Lyssanova},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
Abstract Cipriani, DJ, Terry, ME, Haines, MA, Tabibnia, AP, and Lyssanova, O. Effect of stretch frequency and sex on the rate of gain and rate of loss in muscle flexibility during a hamstring-stretching program: A randomized single-blind longitudinal study. J Strength Cond Res 26(8): 2119–2129, 2012—This study evaluated the effects of 4 different weekly stretching protocols on the rate of gain and decline in hamstring flexibility over an 8-week period, across sex. Using a randomized single… 

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