hamstring injury

A muscle injury of the biceps femoris, seen in sprinters and runners when a contracted muscle meets a lengthening force, overpowering intrinsic muscle resiliency
Management RICE—rest, ice, compression, elevation; NSAIDs, gradual increase of pain-free activity—e.g., isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic stages

hamstring injury

Sports medicine A muscle injury of biceps femoris, seen in sprinters and runners, when a contracted muscle meets a lengthening force, overpowering intrinsic muscle resiliency Management RICE, NSAIDs, gradual ↑ of pain-free activity–eg, isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic stages. See RICE.
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London: England pacer Liam Plunkett was on Friday ruled out of the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series against New Zealand and Australia with a hamstring injury.
K], Feb 16 (ANI): England pacer Liam Plunkett has been ruled out of the end of the ongoing T20 Tri-series and subsequent five-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a recurrence of a hamstring injury.
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GEORGE North has been ruled out of Wales' tour of New Zealand after suffering a hamstring injury in the first Test in Auckland.
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Ethan Ebanks-Landell picked up a hamstring injury during Saturday's defeat to Nottingham Forest.