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Articles by James J. Tufano in JoVE
Muscle Imbalances: Testing and Training Functional Eccentric Hamstring Strength in Athletic Populations Petr Stastny1, Michal Lehnert2, James J. Tufano1 1Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, 2Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacky University Olomouc The hamstrings are a group of muscles that are sometimes problematic for athletes, resulting in soft tissue injury in the lower limbs. To prevent such injuries, functional training of the hamstrings requires intensive eccentric contractions. Additionally, hamstring function should be tested in relation to quadricep function at different contraction speeds.