Hurt your hammy?
Anyone hurt their hammy? Hamstring tears are very common in running and kicking sports like rugby and soccer.
Pollock et al 21 found that eccentric muscle training for hamstring injuries optimises the athletes speedy return to sport. The study also looked at different grading classifications.
Hamstring injuries can involve damage to different kinds of tissue within the muscle complex - and depending on what is damaged can mean very different periods of recovery and different recommended strengthening exercises.
Struggling with a persistent or recurring hamstring injury? Let the pros help and set you on a specific program for you diagnosis.