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Vol:269 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14775
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Effect of Foam Rolling on Range of Motion & H/Q Ratio for Male Athletes with Hamstring Shortness

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OrthoEvidence. Effect of Foam Rolling on Range of Motion & H/Q Ratio for Male Athletes with Hamstring Shortness. ACE Report. 2022;269(1):1. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The Effects of a Self-Myofascial Release Program on Isokinetic Hamstrings-to-Quadriceps Strength Ratio and Range of Motion of the Knee Joint Among Athletes With Hamstring Shortness

J Sport Rehabil . 2022 May 1;31(4):391-397.

Contributing Authors:
M Hamzeh Shalamzari H Minoonejad F Seidi

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Twenty-four patients with hamstring shortness were randomized to receive either a self-myofascial release program with a foam roller (n=12) or no intervention (control) (n=12). The primary outcome of this trial was to determine the effect of using a foam roller on the isokinetic hamstring-to-quadriceps strength ratio and range of motion after 8 weeks. The results of this trial showed significant i...

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