Effects of different stretching exercises on hamstring flexibility and performance in long term


SCIENCE & SPORTS, vol.35, no.6, pp.386-392, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.scispo.2020.04.009
  • Journal Name: SCIENCE & SPORTS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, SportDiscus
  • Page Numbers: pp.386-392
  • Keywords: Flexibility, Dynamic stretching, Static stretching, Vertical jump, Performance, VERTICAL JUMP PERFORMANCE, RANGE, MOTION, HEIGHT, AGILITY, ADULTS


Objectives. - There are many stretching exercises in the clinical practice as static and dynamic. However, it is not known precisely which is more effective for flexibility, and whether not have any effects on performance. The aim of this study is to compare the effects of the active isolated stretching, ballistic stretching and static stretching exercises on hamstring flexibility and performance.