GMaroda, I believe I've seen studies that showed a difference in injury rates depending on pre-training exercises. Which would certainly be of interest to aikidoka.
Correct. I am here ADDING TO an ongoing posting of relevent articles as they become available over the years. Microtears of cold muscles being stretched is akready documentrd. This article does mention the study author's belief based on prior studies which have also been widely published that endurance is also affected.