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Hamstring injuries are one of the well-researched topics within the sports industry. So it may come as a surprise to some to know that they continue to be one of the most common sporting injuries. This article will discuss the latest information on common hamstring injury mechanisms, risk factors, as well as the type of exercises that should be included in a hamstring injury risk reduction program. Mechanism of injury to hamstrings The two most common locations for a hamstring strain are at the biceps femoris long head, and proximal tendon of the semimembranosus (Brukner, 2015). It is proposed that damage to the biceps femoris...