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Health Tip: Stretches for Young Athletes

(HealthDay News) -- Flexibility helps prevent injury. Young athletes should stretch muscles before and after playing a sport, says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

After warming up with a brisk walk, the AAOS suggests these stretches:

  • Forward and side lunges.

  • Standing quad pull.

  • Seated straddle.

  • Knees to chest.

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