Muscle can contract in three different ways: isometric, concentric and eccentric. In the last few years several studies found out that eccentric type of exercises for hamstrings are strengthening the muscle and reduce risk of injury in the footballer population. More info on eccentric and concentric exercise at: Eccentric Exercise Is Powerful but Can Be Painful · Frontiers for Young Minds (frontiersin.org) Thanks to Frontiers for Young Minds.
Decrease the risk of injury with eccentric muscle work for your quadriceps.
Massimo Monticelli, osteopath intrigued by manual therapies with passion for cycling, biomechanics and bike fitting.