Effect of static stretch
training on neural and mechanical properties of the human plantar-flexor muscles.
Although it is not certain yet, [15,16] in general, it is advised that static stretches
duration should be between 30 and 60 sec.
Describing how to do static stretches
is beyond the scope of this article, but if you already do static stretches
on your dog's front legs/shoulders and rear legs/ hips, make sure you attempt these only during this cooldown phase, when the dog's muscles are warm and fully pliable.
The subjects' ankle was passively rotated using the isokinetic dynamometer with a standardized 25[degrees] of ROM until individual [ROM.sub.end], in order to match the lengthening duration of the static stretches
. A slow angular velocity (5 [degrees].[s.sup.-1]) was set in order to avoid the myotatic reflex (Kay and Blazevich 2010) to obtain a good resolution of the fascicles via ultrasonography.
A broad review of "stretching" in the literature has not conclusively determined whether a pre-run static stretch
protects runners from injury during their routine training.
These three positions were randomly ordered and each position was held for a 60 second static stretch
. Subjects rested for 30 seconds between each trial.
Following their treatment all subjects performed a 1 minute static stretch
of the hamstring muscle.
(2012) Effect of acute static stretch
on maximal muscle performance: a systematic review.
Reductions in active plantarflexor moment are significantly correlated with static stretch
(5) found hip flexibility increased similarly with static stretch
durations of 10, 20, and 30 sec for hamstring stretches.
Researchers have found that by combining a static stretch
and dynamic stretch protocol, the harmful effects of SS can be reduced.
Loosen Up the Hips and Lower Back This static stretch
is for the piriformis, the muscle that helps you turn your hip out (lateral/external rotation).