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Increased range of motion after static stretching is not due to changes in muscle and tendon structures

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Biomechanics, May 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#2 of 928)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

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Title
Increased range of motion after static stretching is not due to changes in muscle and tendon structures
Published in
Clinical Biomechanics, May 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.04.013
Pubmed ID
Authors

Konrad A, Tilp M, Andreas Konrad, Markus Tilp

Abstract

It is known that static stretching is an appropriate means of increasing the range of motion, but information in the literature about the mechanical adaptation of the muscle-tendon unit is scarce. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of a six-week static stretching training program on the structural and functional parameters of the human gastrocnemius medialis muscle and the Achilles tendon.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
United Kingdom 2 1%
Netherlands 2 1%
Spain 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Finland 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 143 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 43 27%
Student > Bachelor 25 16%
Other 23 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 8%
Other 42 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 65 41%
Sports and Recreations 31 20%
Nursing and Health Professions 22 14%
Unspecified 16 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 4%
Other 17 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 161. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 October 2017.
All research outputs
#50,553
of 8,632,238 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Biomechanics
#2
of 928 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,140
of 179,091 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Biomechanics
#1
of 13 outputs
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