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Hamstring Activity During Sprints

Hamstring Activity During Sprints

Hamstring musculotendon dynamics during stance and swing phases of high-speed running. Chumanov ES, Heiderscheit BC, Thelen DG. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Mar;43(3):525-32. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Hamstring strain injuries are common in sports that involve high-speed running....

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Chad Reilly April 9, 2015 No Comments

Atrophy and Hypertrophy After Hamstring Strain in Athletes

Atrophy and Hypertrophy After Hamstring Strain in Athletes

MR observations of long-term musculotendon remodeling following a hamstring strain injury. Silder A, Heiderscheit BC, Thelen DG, Enright T, Tuite MJ. Skeletal Radiol. 2008 Dec;37(12):1101-9. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to use magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to...

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Chad Reilly March 23, 2015 4 Comments

Imbalance/Weak Hamstrings Predict Strains in Pro Soccer

Imbalance/Weak Hamstrings Predict Strains in Pro Soccer

Strength imbalances and prevention of hamstring injury in professional soccer players: a prospective study. Croisier JL, Ganteaume S, Binet J, Genty M, Ferret JM. Am J Sports Med. 2008 Aug;36(8):1469-75. Abstract BACKGROUND: The relationship between muscle injury and strength disorders...

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Chad Reilly March 16, 2015 No Comments

Sports, Soccer and Recurrent Hamstring Strains

Sports, Soccer and Recurrent Hamstring Strains

One thing fun about my job is that I never know what’s going to come through my door that I’m going to have to figure out how to treat. Recently I had an former professional soccer player who was super fit...

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Chad Reilly March 11, 2015 No Comments