The aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness of Dynamic Soft Tissue Mobilization DSTM with Passive Stretching Technique to improve the flexibility of tight hamstrings
in cricket players.
DISCUSSION: In the present study, 80 individuals with hamstring
tightness were screened and 50 individuals with mean age of 22.
Developing good movement, strength and function of those muscles on the opposite leg should also be involved to get the hamstrings
performing as good as possible and vastly reducing the risk of injury.
Connell DA, Schneider-Kolsky ME, Hoving JL, Malara F, Buchbinder R, Koulouris G, Burke F, Bass C (2004) Longitudinal study comparing sonographic and MRI assessments of acute and healing hamstring
The acronym PICO stands for Population (in the actual review: soccer-football-rugby players), Intervention (static stretching of the hamstring
muscle), Comparator (athlete with intervention programme and without intervention programme and Outcomes (range of motion as injury prevention, static stretching as injury prevention).
coaches alike" It analyses the effectiveness and strength of evidence behind current methods of preventing hamstring
To strengthen the hamstrings
, Bender advises working the muscles for both flexion and extension.
It is important to rule out sciatica and osteoarthritis of the hip when examining a patient with hamstring
tightness was measured using the active knee extension test (AKET) in 240 apparently healthy male and female subjects, aged 5-59 years.
group - actually made up of three muscles - is located at the back of the thigh.
The exercise for pelvic repositioning involves a simultaneous contraction of the gluteals and hamstrings
while relaxing the muscles of the back and performing a posterior pelvic tilt.
Green fields and hams: Slightly tweaked hamstrings
are becoming epidemic at Dodgertown.
Track - Running is hard on your legs, so be sure to stretch your hamstrings
, quadriceps and calves.
I am able to run, but not at the intensity or duration I once did and during yoga I have to be very careful when doing anything involving the hamstrings
, which in yoga is almost every asana.
are made up or three muscles that start at a common point in the hip, travel down the back of the thigh, and attach just below the knee.