Effect of foam rolling and static stretching on passive hip-flexion range of motion.

  title={Effect of foam rolling and static stretching on passive hip-flexion range of motion.},
  author={Andrew R Mohr and Blaine C Long and Carla L. Goad},
  journal={Journal of sport rehabilitation},
  volume={23 4},
CONTEXT Many athletes report that foam rollers help release tension in their muscles, thus resulting in greater range of motion (ROM) when used before stretching. To date, no investigators have examined foam rollers and static stretching. OBJECTIVE To determine if foam rolling before static stretching produces a significant change in passive hip-flexion ROM. DESIGN Controlled laboratory study. SETTING Research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS 40 subjects with less than 90° of passive hip… CONTINUE READING
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