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Foam rolling quadriceps to alter hamstrings pain threshold

Does foam rolling the agonist muscle affect the antagonist muscle's pain threshold?

Foam rolling (FR) has become a popular intervention in the domains of sports and allied health care for improving several physical variables, such as ROM, muscle activity and pain.

Although the working mechanism of FR is still topic of debate, the procedure consists of applying the soft tissue against the foam roller for increased pressure.

Numerous studies have looked at the effects of FR on the target muscle, but none has investigated the antagonist of the target muscle, like this study does.

 
 

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