The Preventive Effect of the Nordic Hamstring Exercise on Hamstring Injuries in Amateur Soccer Players A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Horst2015ThePE,
  title={The Preventive Effect of the Nordic Hamstring Exercise on Hamstring Injuries in Amateur Soccer Players A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Nick van der Horst and D W Smits and J. L. A. Petersen and Edwin A. Goedhart and Frank J. G. Backx},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1316-23}
}
BACKGROUND Hamstring injuries are the most common muscle injuries in soccer, and they have a high rate of recurrence. Eccentric hamstrings strength is recognized as an important modifiable risk factor. This led to the development of prevention exercises such as the nordic hamstring exercise (NHE). The effectiveness of the NHE on hamstring injury prevention has never been investigated in amateur soccer. PURPOSE To investigate the preventive effect of the NHE on the incidence and severity of… CONTINUE READING

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