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Stretching before exercise does not reduce the risk of local muscle injury: a critical review of the clinical and basic science literature

PainSci » bibliography » Shrier 1999
Tags: stretch, exercise, self-treatment, treatment, muscle

PainSci notes on Shrier 1999:

This paper and Herbert are literature reviews: that is, they are reviews of many other studies. They both show many contradictions in existing research, but they both conclude that there is no convincing evidence that stretching is useful.

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