Support builds for eccentric strengthening to prevent hamstring strains in soccer

Nordic exercise could be used for screening By Jordana Bieze Foster Research is accumulating in support of eccentric strengthening exercises to prevent hamstring injury in soccer players, and possibly to screen for athletes at risk, according to several studies presented at the IOC conference in Monaco. Investigators from the Netherlands and the US both found that male soccer players who performed eccentric strengthening exercises were significantly less likely to sustain hamstring injuries than those who did more conventional training.

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Support builds for eccentric strengthening to prevent hamstring strains in soccer

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