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ERIC Number: ED161840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Hamstring Injuries--An Examination of Possible Causes.
On the basis of research, the following characteristics appear to be important factors relative to precluding hamstring strains in sprinters: bilaterality relative to hamstring and quadricep strength development, optimum strength ratios between ipsilateral antagonists throughout the range of movement, and above-normal hip-joint flexibility. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Convention (Kansas City, Missouri, April 11, 1978)