Cold water immersion recovery after simulated collision sport exercise.

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Show simple item record Pointon, M Duffield, R 2014-04-03T01:24:20Z 2012-02
dc.identifier.citation Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 2012, 44 (2), pp. 206 - 216
dc.identifier.issn 0195-9131
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.description.abstract PURPOSE: This investigation examined the effects of cold water immersion (CWI) recovery after simulated collision sport exercise. METHODS: Ten male rugby athletes performed three sessions consisting of a 2 × 30-min intermittent-sprint exercise (ISE) protocol with either tackling (T) or no tackling (CONT), followed by a 20-min CWI intervention (TCWI) or passive recovery (TPASS and CONT) in a randomized order. The ISE consisted of a 15-m sprint every minute separated by self-paced bouts of hard running, jogging, and walking for the remainder of the minute. Every sixth rotation, participants performed 5 × 10-m runs, receiving a shoulder-led tackle to the lower body on each effort. Sprint time and distance covered during ISE were recorded, with voluntary (maximal voluntary contraction; MVC) and evoked neuromuscular function (voluntary activation; VA), electromyogram (root mean square (RMS)), ratings of perceived muscle soreness (MS), capillary and venous blood markers for metabolites and muscle damage, respectively measured before and after exercise, immediately after recovery, and 2 and 24 h after recovery. RESULTS: Total distance covered during exercise was significantly greater in CONT (P = 0.01), without differences between TPASS and TCWI (P > 0.05). TCWI resulted in increased MVC, VA, and RMS immediately after recovery (P < 0.05). M-wave amplitude and peak twitch were significantly increased after recovery and 2 h after recovery, respectively, in TCWI (P < 0.05). Although TCWI had no effect on the elevation in blood markers for muscle damage (P > 0.05), lactate was significantly reduced after recovery compared with TPASS (P = 0.04). CWI also resulted in reduced MS 2 h after recovery compared with TPASS (P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS: The introduction of body contact reduces exercise performance, whereas the use of CWI results in a faster recovery of MVC, VA, and RMS and improves muscle contractile properties and perceptions of soreness after collision-based exercise.
dc.format Print
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1249/mss.0b013e31822b0977
dc.title Cold water immersion recovery after simulated collision sport exercise.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Medicine and science in sports and exercise
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 44
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Hagerstown, MD, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 206 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 216 en_US FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
dc.personcode 117157
dc.percentage 100 en_US Human Movement and Sports Science en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Rugby; Body Contact; Physiological Load; Neuromuscular; Exercise Performance en_US
dc.description.keywords Rugby
dc.description.keywords Body Contact
dc.description.keywords Physiological Load
dc.description.keywords Neuromuscular
dc.description.keywords Exercise Performance
dc.description.keywords Muscle, Skeletal
dc.description.keywords Humans
dc.description.keywords Athletic Injuries
dc.description.keywords Water
dc.description.keywords Lactic Acid
dc.description.keywords Electromyography
dc.description.keywords Walking
dc.description.keywords Immersion
dc.description.keywords Recovery of Function
dc.description.keywords Running
dc.description.keywords Muscle Contraction
dc.description.keywords Football
dc.description.keywords Adult
dc.description.keywords Male
dc.description.keywords Athletic Performance
dc.description.keywords Cold Temperature
dc.description.keywords Young Adult
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)
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