An initial stretching regime of 3x30 seconds, once per day, five days a week for six weeks to the hamstring muscles
, significantly increases knee extension ROM.
In the isokinetic dynamometer measurements, we found a significant difference between the patient groups and the control group in all parameters (peak torque values of the quadriceps and hamstring muscles
at the angular velocity of 60[degrees]/s, peak torque values of the quadriceps and hamstring muscles
at the angular velocity of 180[degrees]/s, and the total work).
This protocol was used to apply two exercise tasks, one more sport specific and common for sport training (drop jumps) and second, specifically aimed to damage hamstring muscles
and can be controlled (leg curls).
We showed that over 3 h of stimulation in this protocol (1:4 s), participants' gluteal and hamstring muscles
kept contracting without marked muscle fatigue.
Some report almost full recovery of knee flexor strength, possibly through hypertrophy of the other hamstring muscles
These include exercise to strengthen and lengthen the hamstring muscles
, spinal manual therapy, massage, proprioceptive balance training and plyometrics - although current evidence for the use of these techniques can neither be supported or refuted.
They and the hamstring muscles
contributed most to the total work which averaged 192.
While heat packs have many functions, increasing muscular stretch especially in the hamstring muscles
, does not appear to be one of them.
Tight hamstring muscles
increase the patellofemoral compressive force because of the increased passive resistance during the swing phase of ambulation and running.
The posterior complexes of the low-back, hip, and hamstring muscles
represent another chain that tends to be disregarded.
Most athletes we have had the opportunity to evaluate have demonstrated weak oblique, gluteal and hamstring muscles
Oh, I had a question--I noticed that my hamstring muscles
have been building up.
He has had some reaction to his calf and hamstring muscles
All of them performed routine calisthenics each morning, but half of them were instructed to stretch their hamstring muscles
for 30 seconds three times a day.
He also recommends incorporating more training exercises to strengthen the quadriceps and hamstring muscles