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Effect of Acute Static Stretch on Maximal Muscle Performance: A Systematic Review.

Medicine and science in sports and exerc 2011 Jun 8.
PubMed Citation Journal Link

... CONCLUSION:: The detrimental effects of static stretch are mainly limited to longer durations (?60 s) which may not be typically used during pre-exercise routines in clinical, healthy or athletic populations. Shorter durations of stretch (<60 s) can be performed in a pre-exercise routine without compromising maximal muscle performance.

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