Our very own Megan Merrow published a review article about the effects of static stretching vs dynamic warm up in special population like dancers and gymnasts.
Nowadays most coaches are stepping away from static stretching because it seems like it decreases muscles strength so they are stepping towards dynamic warm ups.
But is this indicated for all athlete populations? Is there a difference between groups where flexibility is a primary requirement and sports where strength and speed is the deal breaker?
The answer is yes. Check out the article below.