Warm-up Stretches Reduce Sensations of Stiffness and Soreness after Eccentric Exercise

2578580979_b5653f9054_xamogelo_sharealikeWarm-up Stretches Reduce Sensations of Stiffness and Soreness after Eccentric Exercise

This study tested the idea that warm-up stretches might reduce sensations of stiffness and soreness after eccentric exercise.

37(6):929-936, JUNE 2005

MEDICINE & SCIENCE IN SPORTS & EXERCISE

REISMAN, SIMONE; WALSH, LEE D.; PROSKE, UWE

Results showed that stretching reduces passive tension.  Benefits from the lower tension are reduced sensations of stiffness and soreness.

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