The effects of stretching on performance.

  title={The effects of stretching on performance.},
  author={Evan R Peck and Greg Chomko and Dan V Gaz and Ann M. Farrell},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  volume={13 3},
Stretching long has been commonplace in the training programs of recreational and competitive athletes. Its role in performance enhancement has been debated. This review discusses the literature concerning the effects of static, dynamic, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching on performance in three categories of sporting activity: strength- and power-dominant, speed- and agility-dominant, and endurance-dominant activities.