The effects of stretching may be mode dependent, as some studies report that short durations of ballistic stretching
(BS) can increase jump height and decrease ground reaction time.
Further research should focus on the effects of antagonist stretching using other techniques like PNF or ballistic stretching
and/or different volumes of stretching on the isokinetic peak torques and electromyographic activities of the nonstrectched agonist muscles.
 The second component of warm-up consists of different types of stretching exercises such as static stretching (SS), dynamic stretching (DS), ballistic stretching
(BS) and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.
increases flexibility and acute vertical jump height when combined with basketball activity.
Also, dynamic stretching (also referred to as Ballistic stretching
) may be an excellent substitute for PS, especially since it might be less likely to decrease strength and performance while producing similar results in flexibility improvement (3).
incorporates bouncing movements in which the muscles and tendons are rapidly stretched and relaxed (Garber et al., 2011).
(1985) investigated the effect of 30 days of PNF and ballistic stretching
, followed by 30 days of on-going PNF stretching alone.
The difference is that at the end, instead of an antagonist muscle contraction or a passive stretching, dynamic stretching and ballistic stretching
serves a motor-learning function, since repetitive ballistic movements are often part of today's choreography," says James Harren, an exercise physiologist who works with Houston Ballet's dancers.
The most common form of this stretching type is ballistic stretching
, which imposes passive momentum to increase ROM on relaxed or contracted muscles.
"I firmly believe in ballistic stretching
. The medical market teaches this wrong.
The theme for this is warm-ups and cool downs, introducing dynamic and ballistic stretching