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November 27, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: Post-exercise massage has been used for many years as a method to facilitate recovery in athletes, despite the presence of robust scientific evidence to support its effectiveness. There is a lot of published research...

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September 22, 2016 - 0 Comments

How to Apply Athletic Recovery Strategies Infographic: Yann Le Meur (Twitter: @YLMSportScience) Study: Howatson et al., (2016) [Link]...

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September 11, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: Cold water immersion therapy is becoming an increasingly popular recovery protocol, and has been proven to improve recovery for subjective measures, but its effects on objective measures are far less apparent. Despite its ability...

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May 8, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: Compression garments have become a popular item for athletes and recreational gym users, whether that is for their comfort, aesthetical appeal, or for their psycho-physiological function appears to be irrelevant. What is important, primarily...

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March 16, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: Foam rolling is a simple self-manual therapy technique often used to improve flexibility, recovery, and athletic performance. Though much more research is needed to clarify the effects of foam rolling, recent investigations have indicated...

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