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2018, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Part B

Effect of retro walking on hamstring flexibility in normal healthy individual


Author(s): Adilah Logde and Pradeep Borkar

Abstract: Aim: To find out the effects of retro walking on hamstring flexibility in normal healthy individual
Objective: To study the effects of retro walking on hamstring flexibility in normal healthy individual by sit and reach test.
Procedure: 50 samples were taken as per inclusion and exclusion criteria, The training was for 4 weeks period and hamstring tightness pre and post implementations were assessed by sit and reach box. The data was collected and analysed using paired t test.
Result: After 4 week increase in hamstring flexibility was seen with p value P<0.0001.
Conclusion: The study indicates that retro walking training in young adults with below average hamstring tightness who underwent backward walking training protocol for 4 weeks, showed significant improvement in the hamstring flexibility.


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How to cite this article:
Adilah Logde, Pradeep Borkar. Effect of retro walking on hamstring flexibility in normal healthy individual. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(3):71-73.
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