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hamstring

1. Anatomy any of the tendons at the back of the knee
2. the large tendon at the back of the hock in the hind leg of a horse, etc.
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"Paul has missed a total of 19 games -- including the playoffs -- with hamstring injuries in his career, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
It was found that subjects who received DSTM achieved significantly greater increases in hamstring flexibility than the control and classic STM groups.1 It is important to have the normal flexibility of hamstring muscles to move smoothly because the tightness of hamstrings can lead to various problems like Patellofemoral pain syndrome,2 and abnormal pelvic tilting especially in sitting.
Your hamstring problems are getting worse with symptoms extending beyond the original injury.
"The hamstrings will usually become injured for two reasons.
The current study is interesting because it compares the outcomes of a progressive running and eccentric strength (PRES) training and a modified PATS programme on acute hamstring injury via a randomised clinical trial.
BIRMINGHAM v DERBY Birmingham captain Steven Caldwell and fellow defender Mitch Hancox face checks after illness and a hamstring injury, respectively.
In stop-and-go sports like soccer, Australian Rules football, rugby or football, hamstring muscle injuries are the most common injuries [1-10].
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"His hamstrings were tight again, we took him off just in case any damage had been done," he said.
The hamstrings consist of three less bulky muscles: the biceps femoris and, deeper underneath, semimembranosus and semitendinosus.