Supplemental Readings

Concept 10 Flexibility

Alter, M.J. The Science of Stretching. 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1996.

Basmajian, J.V. Therapeutic Exercise. 5th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1990.

Beighton, P.H. "Dominant Inheritance in Familial Generalized Articular Hypermobility." Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 52B(1970):145–47.

Brodie, D.A., et al. "Joint Laxity in Selected Athletic Populations." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 14(1982):190.

Colucci, D., et al. "Comparison of Static versus PNF Stretching on Shoulder ROM in Intercollegiate Baseball Players." Athletic Training 24(1989):116.

Cornelius, W.L. "PNF Ankle Stretching: Partner/No-Partner Procedures." National Strength and Conditioning Association Journal 13(1991):59–63.

Fomby, E. W. & M. B. Mellon, M. B. Identifying and Treating Myofascial Pain Syndrome. The Physician and Sports Medicine. 25(2) (1997):67.

Gleim, G.W., et al. "Influence of Flexibility on Economy of Walking and Jogging." Journal of Orthopaedic Research 8(1990):814–23.

Godges, J.J., et al. "The Effects of Two Stretching Procedures on Hip Range of Motion and Gait Economy." Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 11(1989):350–57.

Golding, L. A. (1997). Flexibility, Stretching, and Flexibility Testing. ACSM’s Health and Fitness. 1(1)(1997):17.

Grahame, R., & J.M. Jenkins. "Joint Hypermobility—Asset or Liability." Annals of Rheumatic Disease 31(1972):109.

Hardy, L., and D. Jones. "Dynamic Flexibility and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation." Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 57(1986):150.

Hoeger, W., & D. Hopkins. "Assessing Muscular Flexibility." Fitness Management 6(20):34–36, 42, 1990.

Hoeger, W., & D.R. Hopkins. "A Comparison of the Sit-and-Reach and the Modified Sit-and-Reach in the Measurement of Flexibility in Women." Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 31(June 1992):191–95.

Hopkins, D.R., & W. Hoeger. "A Comparison of the Sit-and-Reach Test and the Modified Sit-and-Reach Test in the Measurement of Flexibility for Males." Journal of Applied Sport Science Research 6(1992):7–10.

Knudson, D. Stretching: From Science to Practice. Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance. 69(3)(1998):38.

Rider, R.A., & J. Daly. "Effects of Flexibility Training on Enhancing Spinal Mobility in Older Women." Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 31(1991):213–17.

Roberts, M. "The Well Done Stretch." U.S. News and World Report (Mar. 5, 1990):65–67.

Sady, S.P., et al. "Flexibility Training: Ballistic, Static or Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 63(1982):261.

Taylor, D.C., et al. "Viscoelastic Properties of Muscle-Tendon Units: The Biomechanical Effects of Stretching." American Journal of Sports Medicine 18(1990):300–309.