The medial hamstring muscle has the potential to prevent excessive dynamic valgus and external rotation of the knee joint during sports. Thus, specific training targeting the medial hamstring muscle seems important to avoid knee injuries.
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2013, Vol 47, Issue 18, p. 1192-8
Journal Article; Managers and employees at universities, research institutions etc.; Biomechanical Phenomena; Electromyography; Exercise; Exercise Therapy; Female; Humans; Isometric Contraction; Lower Extremity; Movement; Muscle Strength; Muscle, Skeletal; Postural Balance; Range of Motion, Articular; Supine Position; Young Adult