Effect of pelvic position and stretching method on hamstring muscle flexibility.

  title={Effect of pelvic position and stretching method on hamstring muscle flexibility.},
  author={Marianne Sullivan and J J Dejulia and Teddy W. Worrell},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={24 12},
Hamstring muscle strain represents a significant injury to the athlete participating in sporting activities. Lack of hamstring flexibility has been correlated to hamstring muscle injury. There is, however, conflict concerning the most efficient hamstring stretching technique. The purpose of this study was to compare static stretch (SS) and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) hamstring stretching techniques while maintaining the pelvis in two testing positions: anterior pelvic tilt… CONTINUE READING
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