Abstract

Long Term Effects of Various Manual Techniques on Hip Flexion Range of Motion in Collegiate Players with Hamstring Tightness: A Randomized Control Trial

Author(s): Arghya Basu, Jeevanathan K and Sivakumar VPR

Hamstring strain is a common injury in sports like football, basketball, kabaddi and hockey which involve sprinting, kicking, high-speed skilled movements and jumping actions. It is a frustrating injury well known to physiotherapists, coaches, and athletes due to its prolonged periods of recovery, acute functional loss of performance, and subsequent increase of reoccurrence in athletes. Though there has been many studies comparing the effectiveness of the different stretching techniques to improve hamstring tightness but there is no evidence of follow-up to check whether the effect of the stretch persists


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