Sprint and vertical jump performances are not affected by six weeks of static hamstring stretching.

@article{BazettJones2008SprintAV,
  title={Sprint and vertical jump performances are not affected by six weeks of static hamstring stretching.},
  author={David M. Bazett-Jones and Mark H Gibson and Jeffrey M Mcbride},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={25-31}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether 6 weeks of static hamstring stretching effects range of motion (ROM), sprint, and vertical jump performances in athletes. Twenty-one healthy division III women's track and field athletes participated in the study. Subjects were tested for bilateral knee ROM; 55-m sprint time; and vertical jump height before, at 3 weeks, and after the 6-week flexibility program. Subjects were randomly assigned to treatment and control groups and warmed up with… CONTINUE READING

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