Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health

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Comparative Study of Static Stretch and Hold Relax on Increasing the Motion Range of Knee Extension and Flexibility of Shortened Hamstring Muscles of Male Students in Semnan

Abdolhamid Haji Hasani 1 , * , Amir Hoshang Bakhtiari 1 and Mohammad Amoozadeh Khalili 1
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1 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Research Center, Rehabilitation Faculty, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, IR Iran
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  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health: October 01, 2014, 1 (2); e24365
  • Published Online: October 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 3, 2013
  • Revised: November 19, 2013
  • Accepted: December 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/mejrh-24365

To Cite: Haji Hasani A, Bakhtiari A H, Amoozadeh Khalili M. Comparative Study of Static Stretch and Hold Relax on Increasing the Motion Range of Knee Extension and Flexibility of Shortened Hamstring Muscles of Male Students in Semnan, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2014 ; 1(2):e24365. doi: 10.17795/mejrh-24365.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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