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April 2007

April 2007


Does Current Research Support The Use of Dynamic Stretch During Warm-up

by: Carol J.M. Clein, MBA, MS, CSCS
Boyd H. Anderson High School, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
© April 2007

Traditionally, preparation for football practices or games includes warm-up and static stretching, with no particular preference for what order they are performed in. Dynamic stretch is becoming more and more popular; however, it has yet to have a major presence in football. This article reviews research on dynamic stretch to see if it is appropriate as part of the warm-up for football.

On almost every football field in America at some point before practices and games, the teams line-up and static stretch. Football teams have always done it, so what is the problem? The problem is that if anyone responsible for those football teams was asked why they are static stretching, they will probably not be able to offer you a reason that is supported by current research. More importantly, is there a better activity....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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