Cold water immersion and recovery from strenuous exercise: a meta-analysis

Leeder, Jonathan, Gissane, Conor, van Someren, Ken, Gregson, Warren and Howatson, Glyn (2012) Cold water immersion and recovery from strenuous exercise: a meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46 (4). pp. 233-240. ISSN 0306-3674

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2011-090061

Abstract

Elite-level athletic training and competition is accompanied by the recovery of a series of physiological stressors. The physiological stress will vary considerably depending upon the specific exercise type, duration and intensity and also on the athletes' familiarisation to the exercise insult. It is well documented that when the exercise stress incorporates a novel eccentric component or the exercise is of considerable intensity or duration,1 athletes will likely experience numerous signs and symptoms of fatigue and cellular disturbance that have the potential to reduce performance.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C600 Sports Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 22:20
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 11:42
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4043

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