In Judo, as in all sports hamstring strains are one of the most common injuries. They lead to substantial amounts of lost competition and training time.
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Strength coaches are often the ones tasked with managing hamstring strain. Not just to minimize the chances of an injury in the first place but also to reduce future strains. Because having suffered one strain an athlete is much more likely to be injured again.
One technique that is often used is the Nordic curl and recent analysis suggests that it is very effective.
See this infographic from Chris Beardsley from Strength & Conditioning Research HERE.