Static stretching is the act of using prolonged holds to increase the flexibility of muscles and to lengthen soft tissue, according to Therapeutic Associates. Static stretches are ...
Static stretching is used to stretch muscles while the body is at rest. It is
composed of various techniques that gradually lengthen a muscle to an
May 18, 2015 ... Static stretching exercises for a cool down which can be used to improve the
mobility and range of movement.
Static stretches are only a small part of an appropriate pre-participation warm up.
In some cases, too much static stretching can actually predispose an athlete to ...
The American College of Sports Medicine's 57th Annual Meeting early in June heard of a new study in which static stretching
was compared to strength or weight training for the improvement of flexibility. Hamstring extension, hip flexion and extension, and shoulder exte... More »
Jul 29, 2014 ... Static sustained stretches are designed to hold a position for a joint or a muscle
that is minimally challenging. The focus is on relaxing the body ...
Apr 4, 2013 ... Ready to hit the gym? Might want to skip the static stretching beforehand. New
research contributes to an already impressive collection of data ...
Apr 20, 2011 ... After athletic performance, static stretching should be used as part of a cool down
routine to help prevent injury. Using static stretching as a ...
May 6, 2014 ... Information and pictures on how to perform static stretches.
Jan 31, 2014 ... What is dynamic stretching? Is it better then the static stretching that has been
used for so many years? - Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP, ...