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Muscle Imbalances

Muscle Imbalances: Testing and Training Functional Eccentric Hamstring Strength in Athletic Populations

Article doi: 10.3791/57508
May 1st, 2018

Summary May 1st, 2018

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.


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