Latest Static stretching Stories

2013-08-06 23:03:01

Two recent studies demonstrate the effectiveness of myofascial rolling versus static stretching, which is associated with declines in performance, announced Performance Health. Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Two recent studies out of Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John’s, Canada) support the effectiveness of myofascial rolling. The studies (1),(2) concluded that as little as two minutes of myofascial rolling with foam rollers and a mere five seconds of rolling with a roller...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

According to Dr. Sam Bakhtiar, flexibility is more than just participating in a yoga session, and Fitness Concepts can help clients attain it with the flexibility enhancement program. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 Flexibility has been sadly overlooked by fitness experts and trainers. In fact, it is a vital part of exercise and training programs as it involves the stimulation of muscles, prevention of injuries, improves the variety of motions, and decreases the stress and...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

Multiple research studies show that stretching before physical activity alone does not help prevent injury. ProRehab physical therapists are the best choice for patient education and outcomes because they use the latest scientific evidence, rather than myths couched as conventional wisdom. Evansville, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Almost any physical therapist, athletic trainer, or sports medicine physician would answer "yes" if asked if people should stretch before exercise....

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Recent studies have shown that stretching alone does not help prevent injury. Physical therapists at Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) are trained to use the latest scientific evidence, rather than conventional wisdom, to educate patients and provide the best possible outcomes. Austin, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) November 23, 2010 Ask almost any physical therapist, athletic trainer, or sports medicine physician if someone should stretch before exercise, and they would respond with a...

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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.