oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Training programmes: Aetiology and prevention of hamstring muscle injuries
|Article Title||Training programmes: Aetiology and prevention of hamstring muscle injuries|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||8 - 16|
|Keyword(s)||Annulospiral endings, Biceps femoris, Contributing conditions, Exaggerated hollow spine, Flexion of knee, Muscle spans two joints, Myotatic reflex, Neuromuscular control of antagonistic muscles, Overstriding, Postural ï¿½defectsï¿½, Primary receptors, Semimembranosus, Semitendinosus, Strengthening the quadriceps, Stretching exercises and Wrong footwear|
A sportsman pulling up after a short sprint of explosive acceleration with a limp and a sudden acute pain in the back of the upper thigh (hamstrings) is not an uncommon sight on our sports grounds.
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