Beneficial Effects of the Whole-body Cryotherapy on Sport Haemolysis

@inproceedings{Banfi2009BeneficialEO,
  title={Beneficial Effects of the Whole-body Cryotherapy on Sport Haemolysis},
  author={Giuseppe Banfi and Gianluca Melegati and Alessandra Barassi and Gianvico Melzi d’Eril},
  year={2009}
}
Background. Sport’s anemia is a common risk for athletes. The principal source of an accelerated turnover of the erythrocytes in sportsmen is the intravascular hemolysis. This phenomenon is induced by mechanical breakage for impact of feet and muscular contractions, but also by osmotic changes causing membrane fragility, typically evident after exercise, when free radicals are increased. Wholebody cryotherapy (WBC) covers a wide range of therapeutic applications and consists of briefly exposing… CONTINUE READING

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