The Role of Stretching
Stretching before activity is a topic that has been widely debated in recent years. Is it important to prevent injury? Does it decrease strength and power output of the muscle? When should we stretch and when should we not? What kind of stretching is best? Read and discuss this weeks article to get answers to these questions and more!
As you read this weeks article, consider these points to help spur conversation in the comments below:
- Do you recommend your patients stretch before, after activity, or both?
- Do you recommend static stretching, dynamic stretching, or both?
- How long do you recommend your patients and athletes stretch for and at what frequency?
Please help us keep the conversations going by submitting a comment below! We all get more out of the club by sharing our ideas!