Lower Extremity Stiffness: Considerations for Testing, Performance Enhancement, and Injury Risk.

  title={Lower Extremity Stiffness: Considerations for Testing, Performance Enhancement, and Injury Risk.},
  author={J. Brazier and S. Maloney and Chris Bishop and P. Read and A. Turner},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  volume={33 4},
Brazier, J, Maloney, S, Bishop, C, Read, PJ, and Turner, AN. Lower extremity stiffness: considerations for testing, performance enhancement, and injury risk. J Strength Cond Res 33(4): 1156-1166, 2019-Force-deformation characteristics of the lower limb have been associated with athletic performance and may modulate the risk of injury. Despite these known associations, measurements of lower extremity stiffness are not commonly administered by strength and conditioning coaches. This review… Expand
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