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A biomechanical evaluation of cyclic and st… [Int J Sports Med. 1998] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract The short term effect of static and cyclic stretch paradigms on stiffness and maximal joint range of motion was examined in 12 recreational athletes. To assess flexibility, joint range of motion and resistance to stretch were measured using a … Continue reading

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Sport stretching: effect on passive mu… [Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1996] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of one 10-minute stretch on muscle stiffness in subjects with short hamstrings. DESIGN: Randomized control trial. SETTING: Laboratory for human movement sciences in the department of rehabilitation of a university hospital. SUBJECTS: Sixteen students … Continue reading

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