STRETCHING AND FLEXIBILITY: A RANGE OF MOTION FOR GAMES AND SPORTS

Md. Hamidur Rahman, Muhammad Shahidul Islam

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Flexibility is understood as the range of motion of a joint. Specifically, structured stretching exercises are used to improve flexibility. Exercising stretching is commonly practiced before any athletic activity takes place. To avoid sport injury, the range of motion is maintained, and muscle strength requires regular flexibility training. The present study, on the whole, reviews the respective literature sources. For this reason, the purpose of this study is to uphold the types and nature of stretching that produces the flexibility required for the performance of games and sports. Researchers collected scientific evidence through online databases: PubMed, Google Scholar, Google Advance Search and also searched sensibly via offline sources: recognized journals, articles, books, theses, and related literatures. After analyzing the stretching and flexibility in detail the authors suggested some specific stretchings that centered not just on flexibility but also on strength, balance and core stability. Through the discussion, the muscle is reported to be stretched properly, the underlying joints are made more flexible, and the range of motion is increased.

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