Hamstring strain injuries: factors that lead to injury and re-injury.

  title={Hamstring strain injuries: factors that lead to injury and re-injury.},
  author={David A. Opar and Morgan David Williams and Anthony J Shield},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={42 3},
Hamstring strain injuries (HSIs) are common in a number of sports and incidence rates have not declined in recent times. Additionally, the high rate of recurrent injuries suggests that our current understanding of HSI and re-injury risk is incomplete. Whilst the multifactoral nature of HSIs is agreed upon by many, often individual risk factors and/or causes of injury are examined in isolation. This review aims to bring together the causes, risk factors and interventions associated with HSIs to… CONTINUE READING
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