Is –110°C cold air cryotherapy effective in improving post-exercise recovery in sports people?
Costello, Joseph & Donnelly, Alan (2011) Is –110°C cold air cryotherapy effective in improving post-exercise recovery in sports people? Physiological Society Magazine, 85(Winter), pp. 24-25.
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Whole body cryotherapy (WBC) involves repeatedly exposing an individual, dressed in minimal clothing, to extremely cold air (–100 to –130°C) for a short period. One specific claim that is often made is that WBC is effective in treating exercise-induced muscle soreness and damage. However, our results suggest that two bouts of WBC were ineffective in improving recovery from eccentric exercise when administered 24 hours after eccentric exercise.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Whole body cryotherapy , WBC, cooling treatmentrom training, aiding recovery|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600) > Exercise Physiology (110602)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600) > Sports Medicine (110604)
|Divisions:||Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation|
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
|Deposited On:||22 May 2012 08:45|
|Last Modified:||20 Jun 2012 13:48|
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