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microStretching® research examined blood biomarkers (hsCRP) following high intensity stretching (HIS), low intensity stretching (LIS-microStretching) and a control control group. In addition, muscle function (isometric and eccentric) peak torque, and perceived muscle soreness were analyzed following different interventions (HIS vs LIS).

Human subjects blood Biomarkers



In summary and within the study’s limitations (i.e., timing of blood collection), the present data demonstrated that high intensity passive static stretching [HIS] is associated with an increase in systemic hsCRP attributed to inflammation and the inflammatory response.



The data revealed that increases in percentage maximum ROM were associated with a progressive increase in hsCRP. Since the production of hsCRP has been linked to inflammation, intensities between 30 & 60% maximum ROM were less likely to cause inflammation.



Compared with high-intensity passive static stretching and no stretching, low-intensity passive static stretching results in beneficial effects on perceived muscle soreness and recovery of muscle function post-unaccustomed eccentric exercise.

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