THE EFFECTIVENESS OF 3STRETCHING TECHNIQUES ON HAMSTRING FLEXIBILITY USING CONSISTENT STRETCHING PARAMETERS

@article{Davis2005THEEO,
  title={THE EFFECTIVENESS OF 3STRETCHING TECHNIQUES ON HAMSTRING FLEXIBILITY USING CONSISTENT STRETCHING PARAMETERS},
  author={D. Scott Davis and Paul E Ashby and Kristi L. Mccale and Jerry A McQuain and Jaime M Wine},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={27–32}
}
This study compares the effects of 3 common stretching techniques on the length of the hamstring muscle group during a 4-week training program. Subjects were 19 young adults between the ages of 21 and 35. The criterion for subject inclusion was tight hamstrings as defined by a knee extension angle greater than 208 while supine with the hip flexed 908. The participants were randomly assigned to 1 of 4 groups. Group 1 (n = 5) was self-stretching, group 2 (n = 5) was static stretching, group 3 (n… 

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