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  • Understanding Hamstring Strains: “POP!”

    Understanding Hamstring Strains: “POP!”

    Hamstring strains, or tears, are a common occurrence in runners and sprinters.  There are several contributing factors to hamstring strains and there is a high chance of recurring injury.  Strains in the hamstrings are more frequent than in some other muscles for several reasons: muscle imbalance, excessive neural tension (tonus), lack of flexibility, fatigue, and…