Navigation Links
Massage Combined with Resistance Significantly Improves Hamstring Flexibility
Date:9/10/2013

ore flexible hamstring, or non-dominant if of equal flexibility, participants received a deep stripping massage, which consisted of fifteen, ten-second DSMS that covered the entire breadth of the hamstring from insertion to origin at a pressure of seven out of ten on a verbal pressure scale. On the tighter hamstring, eccentric resistance was added using a Green Thera-Band® professional resistance band. To perform the Active Muscle Therapy intervention, the participants were prone with the band attached to their ankle with a Thera-Band extremity strap. The other end of the band was attached to the massage table so that there was no slack through out the full range of knee extension motion. After being passively placed into 90 degrees of knee flexion, they lowered their leg against the pull of the resistance band for a 10-count while a massage therapist provided the same DSMS that were applied to the other leg. On both hamstrings the massage therapist used a Green Thera-Band Hand Exerciser as a shock absorber in their massaging hand and Prossage® Heat as a lubricant.

The participants’ hamstring flexibility and strength were recorded before and after the two interventions. Both techniques resulted in significant increases in hamstring flexibility; however, the hamstring receiving the deep stripping massage with eccentric resistance increased significantly more than the hamstring receiving massage alone. Massage alone increased 6.3%, while massage with eccentric exercise increased 10.7%. There was no significant change in strength after either intervention.

“The results of this study indicate that utilizing DSMS with eccentric resistance improved flexibility to a greater extent than DSMS alone,” concluded Dr. Forman. “Active Muscle Therapy treatment protocols have been developed for the upper and lower extremities and the neck muscles. Our research is c
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. The New Infinity Iyashi Massage Chair Now Available at Emassagechair.com
2. Hands on HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa Massage Therapists and Estheticians Volunteer Their Time for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
3. Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa Will Be Raising Funds In September For National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
4. WellSpring School of Allied Health Announces New Program Combining Massage Therapy & Personal Training into One Associate Degree
5. Introducing the Osaki Pro Massage Chair Series at Emassagechair.com
6. Arizona Chiropractor Announces $25 Back to School Special on Massages
7. Matrix Spa & Massage Announces Early Bird Weekend Special Through August
8. A Rise in R&R: Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa to Open Its 2nd Bergen County Spa and 29th New Jersey Location in Franklin Lakes
9. Bella Body Massage Is Smashing Success
10. Delray Beach's Famous Bella Reina Spa Creates a Smashing New Massage That Is Featured by Groupon
11. Albert E. Vicent Reveals His Longevity Secrets in ‘Elder Al’s Elderlies Massage & Exercises’
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Padre Murphy's and Owner ... of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's ... in getting everyone, including NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep ... leading groups supporting the cause in the valley. The most ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s dress supplier, ... dresses. View website of AngelWeddingDress.com to find ... wedding dresses online for a bridal party. AngelWeddingDress offers ... for them. Its maternity wedding dresses are specially designed ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Autocarinsurancebest.com has released a new blog ... auto insurance policy . , Auto insurance quotes help ... is no longer necessary to call an agent or visit ... online on a single website: http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were ... their leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical ... and Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 EBSCO Information ... (AMA) are expanding their relationship in an effort to further ... the world. While EBSCO has long made AMA journals available ... sales agent for The JAMA Network. , Long ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 4
... , CARY, N.C., Nov. 13 Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. ... acquiring, developing and commercializing significant products primarily for the ... appointed Andrew K. W. Powell, Esq. Executive Vice President, ... Powell will join the Company,s executive management team and ...
... ... independent clinical study on Vemma, its physician formulated liquid supplement, has ... 57, Number 19, October 14, 2009). The clinical study entitled, ... in Humans” found that Vemma is highly bioavailable, showing an increase ...
... ... Center for Wellbeing, the subscription course is aimed at optimizing health goals , ... Draper, UT (PRWEB) November ... wellness program called ZriiAware: Grow Younger, Live Longer , with the intention of ...
... Nov. 12 Regence BlueCross BlueShield has been recognized ... Heart Association,s Start! movement for helping employees eat better ... wellness are important priorities at Regence," said Mark Ganz, ... best workplace environment possible and helping our employees lead ...
... Here are highlights from the November issue of ... publication as often as you wish. Mayo ... Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Include the ... www.bookstore.mayoclinic.com or call toll-free for ...
... 12 Pregis Corporation, a leading international manufacturer, marketer, ... solutions, today announced its 2009 third quarter financial results. ... the Company generated net sales of $207.0 million, a ... in the third quarter of 2008. Excluding the impact ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cornerstone Therapeutics Appoints General Counsel 2Health News:Cornerstone Therapeutics Appoints General Counsel 3Health News:Independent Clinical Study Finds Vemma is Highly Bioavailable Showing Increase in Vitamins and Antioxidants in the Blood* 2Health News:Independent Clinical Study Finds Vemma is Highly Bioavailable Showing Increase in Vitamins and Antioxidants in the Blood* 3Health News:Independent Clinical Study Finds Vemma is Highly Bioavailable Showing Increase in Vitamins and Antioxidants in the Blood* 4Health News:Zrii Implements New Online Lifestyle Program, ZriiAware: Grow Younger, Live Longer 2Health News:Regence Recognized as an American Heart Association Start! Fit-Friendly Company 2Health News:Regence Recognized as an American Heart Association Start! Fit-Friendly Company 3Health News:November 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Reducing Cancer Risk, Tips to Reduce Flatulence and Eating Nuts for Heart Health 2Health News:November 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Reducing Cancer Risk, Tips to Reduce Flatulence and Eating Nuts for Heart Health 3Health News:November 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Reducing Cancer Risk, Tips to Reduce Flatulence and Eating Nuts for Heart Health 4Health News:November 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Reducing Cancer Risk, Tips to Reduce Flatulence and Eating Nuts for Heart Health 5Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 3Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 4Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 5Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 6Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 7Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 8Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 9Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 10Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 11Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 12Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 13Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 14Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 15Health News:Pregis Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results 16
(Date:1/23/2015)... DUBLIN , Jan. 23, 2015 Research and Markets ... of the "Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley ... - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and ... , At present, the global market ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015  MedScope ( www.medscope.org ), the leading provider of ... Connected World magazine Connected World Award for ... can be used anywhere, anytime. The nomination was made ... In nominating MedScope, Landon Garner , Director of ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... all-time hits leader, is the new spokesperson for the topical ... announced. "Pete,s a Hall of Famer in our ... with Myoflex," said Ducere Pharma Chief Executive Officer Chris ... across all generations. The passion and intensity that Pete brought ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3MedScope Nominated by RacoWireless for Prestigious 2015 Connected World Magazine Connected World Award 2Pete Rose bets on Myoflex to relieve aches and pains 2
... ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 19 A new topical ... and eliminate serious skin,infections, but without being systemically ... tolerability in patients with onychomycosis, or,toenail fungus, a ... phase 1 clinical trial are important to the ...
... Prodrugs Generated from Targanta,s Novel Drug Discovery Platform, ... released detailed data from two studies highlighting the ... proprietary prodrugs in osteomyelitis,models. Results are being presented ... Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) taking place in,Chicago, IL ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Topical Therapy Safely Treats Serious Skin Infections Without Systemic Side Effects 2New Topical Therapy Safely Treats Serious Skin Infections Without Systemic Side Effects 3Targanta Presents First Data Demonstrating In Vitro Activity and In Vivo Efficacy of Prodrugs in Osteomyelitis Models 2Targanta Presents First Data Demonstrating In Vitro Activity and In Vivo Efficacy of Prodrugs in Osteomyelitis Models 3
Inquire...
Protects skin from corrosive drainage with the standard wear, FlexWear skin barrier. Extra Security with porous tape....
... over extended wearing time from ... is the barrier of choice ... and confidence assured with internal ... valve that allows regulation of ...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: