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Twitter chat – does foam rolling work?

Foam rolling is a popular form of self-massage used by athletes and people who are taking part in sport. But does it really work?

This weeks #ssjournalclub Twitter chat was about whether foam rolling works and why. Many sports people agreed that it worked for them but said it was quite painful. The sport scientists concluded that there is a limited amount of evidence, especially long-term studies but it has been shown to be beneficial in certain protocols. Do you agree? Write your thoughts in the comments box below.

You can see the full summary here or view it by searching #ssjournalclub in Twitter.

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