Are you ready to stretch your mind and question tradition? Learn the common types and goals of stretching, and the research (or lack thereof) behind stretching as a means to injury prevention and a warm-up strategy. The specific method of stretching and its viability and suitability should be reconsidered each time a trainer uses it as a means for improving range of motion.
This is a live recorded session from the 2009 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference™
By Tom Purvis, PT
Tom Purvis, PT, is a licensed physical therapist specializing in exercise mechanics. He is the founder of RTS®, the Resistance Training Specialist® program and has served as the keynote speaker at the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Symposium, as well as the IDEA Personal Training Summit.