Static Stretching at Pain-Tolerated Intensity Is Not Necessary to Increase Knee Range of Motion in Amateur Soccer Players: a Randomized Trial

ABSTRACT Background. Stretching exercises are commonly used in warm-up routines before sports practice. However, there is a lack of evidence regarding the optimal intensity at which passive stretching should be performed in soccer players. This study investiĀ­gated the acute and chronic effects of different static stretching intensities on the knee ROM, passive torque and functional … Continued