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Tokyo Living Podcast – Injury Edition: Hamstring (and other) muscle injuries

On this episode of the injury edition, some discusses the management of muscle injuries, with a specific focus on hamstring injuries.

TLP Injury Edition - Hamstring (and other) muscle strains


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Hamstring muscle injuries in elite football: translating research into practice

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Duhig S, Shield AJ, Opar D, Gabbett TJ, Ferguson C, Williams M. Effect of high-speed running on hamstring strain injury risk. Br J Sports Med. 2016;50(24):1536-1540

Ekstrand J, Waldén M, Hägglund M. Hamstring injuries have increased by 4% annually in men’s professional football, since 2001: a 13-year longitudinal analysis of the UEFA Elite Club injury study. Br J Sports Med. 2016;50(12):731-737

Gronwald T, Klein C, Hoenig T, et al. Hamstring injury patterns in professional male football (soccer): a systematic video analysis of 52 cases. Br J Sports Med. 2022;56(3):165-171.

Hickey JT, Timmins RG, Maniar N, et al. Pain-Free Versus Pain-Threshold Rehabilitation Following Acute Hamstring Strain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020;50(2):91-103.

Pizzari, T., Green, B., van Dyk, N. (2020). Extrinsic and Intrinsic Risk Factors Associated with Hamstring Injury. In: Thorborg, K., Opar, D., Shield, A. (eds) Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hamstring Injuries. Springer, Cham

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Timmins, R. G., Bourne, M. N., Shield, A. J., Williams, M. D., Lorenzen, C., & Opar, D. A. (2016). Short biceps femoris fascicles and eccentric knee flexor weakness increase the risk of hamstring injury in elite football (soccer): a prospective cohort study. British journal of sports medicine, 50(24), 1524-1535

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