Hamstring strain injuries: incidence, mechanisms, risk factors and training recommendations

Wing, Chris and Bishop, Chris ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1505-1287 (2020) Hamstring strain injuries: incidence, mechanisms, risk factors and training recommendations. Strength & Conditioning Journal . ISSN 1524-1602 (Accepted/In press)

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Abstract

Hamstring strain injury (HSI) is one of the most commonly reported sports injuries. This has led to a substantial amount of research aimed at identifying factors that increase the risk of an athlete suffering a HSI. The identification of risk factors allows practitioners to plan intervention programmes with the aim of reducing the rate and severity of HSI. As a multitude of factors contribute to the risk of HSI, interventions should be multifaceted in nature. This review outlines the incidence, mechanisms and risk factors for HSI and provides evidence-based training recommendations to reduce the rate and severity of HSI.

Item Type: Article
Keywords (uncontrolled): Football, situational variables, performance indicators, team sport
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 28719
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Depositing User: Chris Bishop
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2020 09:08
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2020 09:46
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/28719

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