Do You ‘Like’ Stretching?…Well Look at This!

Effects of stretching before and after exercising on muscle soreness and risk of injury: systematic review

Reduced strength after passive stretch of the human plantarflexors

Neural and mechanical responses of the triceps surae muscle group after 1 h of repeated fast passive stretches 

Altered reflex sensitivity after repeated and prolonged passive muscle stretching

Stretching research clearly shows that a stretching habit isn’t good for warmup, injury prevention, preventing or treating muscle soreness, enhancing athletic performance … or even flexibility!

Massage Actually Impairs Blood Flow To The Muscle After Exercise

Stretching: The Truth

USATF Announces Results of Pre-run Stretch Study

 

 

Posted on 06/27/2011, in Stretching and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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