For diagnosis of hamstring
tightness different physical methods like knee extension angle (KEA), sacral angle (SA), straight leg raise (SLR), and sit and reach (SR) can be used but the gold standard is active knee extension angle test (AKEA).
Total 80 individuals were screened for tightness of hamstring
While surgery is not always required with hamstring
injuries, Michael has substantial damage to a key part of the hamstring
All the participants showed signs of hamstring
healing with many having early scar tissue formation at the time of return-to-sport.
This review will use currently available evidence to evaluate the effects of static stretching as prevention of hamstring
injuries in football codes.
That support of Elliott's research, titled Interventions for Preventing Hamstring
Injuries has now been published by the influential Cochrane Collaboration in the Cochrane Library - the world leader in evidence-based healthcare.
Bender says he usually sees more hamstring
injuries than quad injuries.
flexibility--or lack thereof--is indicated by maintaining straight legs and sliding your toes as close as possible to your hands.
Holland hadn't practiced the past three weeks to rest the hamstring
pulls can occur when people are unprepared for sports that involve a lot of stopping and starting, such as basketball or tennis, or during other instances of sudden motion, such as sprinting to catch a bus or cross a street.
tightness has been documented in apparently healthy Nigerian adults and in those with musculoskeletal problems, but the influence of age on hamstring
tightness has not been studied.
Craig, an amateur marathon runner, was seen in our clinic two weeks prior to his first marathon, having strained his hamstring
during a long run.
The Newcastle United striker played a full 90 minutes for his club in their 1-0 defeat against Bolton Wanderers - and then withdrew from the Wales squad with a hamstring
DEAN Sturridge lasted only two minutes of Derby County's pre-season friendly against CSKA Moscow on Friday night before limping off with a hamstring
Doctors of Chiropractic who provided closed-chain hamstring
exercise intervention greatly reduced hamstring
injury and associated pains among professional cheerleaders, according to a recent study entitled, "The Effects of a Closed-Chain, Eccentric Training Program on Hamstring
Injuries of a Professional Football Cheerleading Team," (Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, March 2011, Vol.