Research Unpacked: Dr Andras Hegyi – Part 2 -Hamstring Research

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For this second Research Unpacked style episode Alistair McKenzie chats to Dr Andras Hegyi a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Nantes, France. For part two Alistair and Andras continue discussing his hamstring muscle research. 

Part two topics discussed: 

  • Regional differences in a various of hamstring exercises typically used in rehab and strength and conditioning
  • Overall muscle activity vs between muscle activation vs within-muscle differences 
  • Perspectives on hamstring training for sprint performance and injury rehab – what are we trying to achieve?
  • The affect if velocity on muscle activity 
  • Clinical implications and from both studies and how they may influence decision making when prescribing exercises
  • Future research 

Hegyi, A., Csala, D., Péter, A., Finni, T., & Cronin, N. J. (2019). High-density electromyography activity in various hamstring exercises. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports29(1), 34–43.


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