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Muscle Stretching Exercises (Stretching, Static)

Exercises that stretch the muscle fibers with the aim to increase muscle-tendon FLEXIBILITY, improve RANGE OF MOTION or musculoskeletal function, and prevent injuries. There are various types of stretching techniques including active, passive (relaxed), static, dynamic (gentle), ballistic (forced), isometric, and others.
Also Known As:
Stretching, Static; Stretching, Active; Stretching, Ballistic; Stretching, Dynamic; Stretching, Passive; Active Stretching; Dynamic Stretching; Passive Stretching; Static Stretching; Ballistic Stretching; Isometric Stretching; Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Stretching; Relaxed Stretching; Static-Active Stretching; Static-Passive Stretching; Exercise, Muscle Stretching; Exercises, Muscle Stretching; Muscle Stretching Exercise; Static Active Stretching; Static Passive Stretching; Stretching, Isometric; Stretching, Relaxed; Stretching, Static-Active; Stretching, Static-Passive
Networked: 149 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 27 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Ren, Yupeng: 3 articles (01/2013 - 05/2011)
2. Zhang, Li-Qun: 3 articles (01/2013 - 05/2011)
3. Ng, Gabriel Y F: 3 articles (03/2012 - 04/2003)
4. Korff, Thomas: 2 articles (12/2015 - 11/2013)
5. Theis, Nicola: 2 articles (12/2015 - 11/2013)
6. Mohagheghi, Amir A: 2 articles (12/2015 - 11/2013)
7. Dimitrios, Stasinopoulos: 2 articles (06/2015 - 05/2012)
8. Marshall, Paul W M: 2 articles (06/2012 - 11/2011)
9. Hwang, Miriam: 2 articles (08/2011 - 05/2011)
10. Wu, Yi-Ning: 2 articles (08/2011 - 05/2011)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Contracture
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Stroke (Strokes)
5. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Diazepam (Valium)
2. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
3. Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases (TIMP)
4. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta)
5. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
6. Ice
7. Myostatin
8. Sarcoglycans (beta Sarcoglycan)
9. Lactic Acid
10. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Braces
2. Splints
3. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis)
4. Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
5. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)