Hey check out the Journal of Dance Medicine and
Science, there was an article in the fall or maybe
early spring about the benefits of certain types of
stretching. Other than that, there isn't a ton of
research out there...hope that helps.
--- Andrew Corcoran <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello everybody
> I have heard a lot from coaching courses and
> workshops about the benefits
> of 'dynamic' stretching warm up in contrast to more
> traditional 'static'
> stretches, however no one has ever presented to me
> any particularly
> convincing rationale for this popular trend (let
> alone evidence).
> Can anyone provide me with any scientific insight
> into the benefits and/or
> risks associated with these two kinds of stretching
> techniques, and why
> dynamic stretches may be more advantageous than
> Many thanks,
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