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Table 1 Weekly progression of exercise in stretching and conventional hip exercise group

From: Iliotibial band syndrome rehabilitation in female runners: a pilot randomized study

Treatment groups and exercise regimenDuration in weeks (s and repetitions per day)
0–22–44–66–8
Stretching: group A
Trunk side bend ITB stretch30 × 230 × 240 × 340 × 4
Trunk side bend with reach-ITB stretch30 × 230 × 240 × 340 × 4
ITB stretch30 × 230 × 240 × 340 × 4
ITB hip abductor stretch30 × 230 × 240 × 340 × 4
Conventional hip exercise: group B
Hip external rotation clamshells10 × 2 medium T-band10 × 3 light T-band15 × 315 × 3 medium T-band
Side-lying hip abduction10 × 210 × 315 × 320 × 3
Reverse internal rotation clamshell10 × 210 × 315 × 320 × 3
Supine bridge10 × 2 medium T-band10 × 3 light T-band15 × 315 × 3 medium T-band
  1. Frequency of all exercises was 3 days/week
  2. Abbreviation: ITB iliotibial band