Chronic Static Stretching Improves Exercise Performance

2846216148_b53a9af9ac_a4gpa_sharealikeChronic Static Stretching Improves Exercise Performance

This study investigated the influence of static stretching exercises on specific exercise performances.

39(10):1825-1831, October 2007.

MEDICINE & SCIENCE IN SPORTS & EXERCISE

KOKKONEN, JOKE 1; NELSON, ARNOLD G. 2; ELDREDGE, CAROL 1; WINCHESTER, JASON B. 2

Static stretching exercises can improve specific exercise performances.  The study group performing static stretching had significant average improvements for flexibility, standing long jump, vertical jump, sprint, knee extension, knee flexion endurance and knee extension endurance.

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