A calf stretch is a rehabilitation exercise to improve knee extension.

calf stretch
Demonstrating a calf stretch.

Calf stretch

Simple stretch to maintain extension.



Acute Effects of Static Stretching of Hamstring on Performance and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Risk During Stop-Jump and Cutting Tasks in Female Athletes. Ruan M, Zhang Q and Xie Wu, X. J Strength Cond Res. 2017 May; 31(5): 1241–1250.

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