The effects of different stretching techniques of the quadriceps muscles on agility performance in female collegiate soccer athletes: a pilot study.

@article{Wallmann2008TheEO,
  title={The effects of different stretching techniques of the quadriceps muscles on agility performance in female collegiate soccer athletes: a pilot study.},
  author={Harvey W. Wallmann and Carrie B Gillis and Natalia J Martinez},
  journal={North American journal of sports physical therapy : NAJSPT},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
BACKGROUND Stretching has long been an integral component of pre-performance activities for a multitude of athletic endeavors. Previous research has demonstrated that stretching may have detrimental effects on performance. Specific knowledge of the precise effects of stretching may influence the decision to appropriately apply stretching techniques in the sport and therapeutic settings. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the effects of static stretching, proprioceptive… CONTINUE READING