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The effect of PNF stretching on postural sway

The effect of PNF stretching on postural sway

Goss-Sampson, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-2662-559X and Strickland, Jennifer (2003) The effect of PNF stretching on postural sway. In: Journal of Sports Sciences. Communications to the 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, 21 (4). Routeledge, pp. 238-239. ISSN 0264-0414 (Print), 1466-447X (Online) (doi:

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Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching techniques are becoming more popular among athletes, since they provide (possibly only temporary) increases in joint range of movement compared with other methods. However, other effects – in particular the effects upon the proprioceptive system and its subsequent role in motor control – have not been recorded. The aim of this study was to establish if there are any significant changes in postural sway after the application of a lower limb PNF stretching session.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Journal of Sports Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: PNF stretching postural sway
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
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