Compression garments to prevent delayed onset muscle soreness in soccer players.

@article{Valle2013CompressionGT,
  title={Compression garments to prevent delayed onset muscle soreness in soccer players.},
  author={Xavier Valle and Llu{\'i}s Til and Franchek Drobnic and Antonio Turmo and Jos{\'e} Bruno Montoro and Oliver Valero and Rosa Artells},
  journal={Muscles, ligaments and tendons journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={295-302}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of a compression garment as DOMS prevention. This was accomplished by provoking a DOMS in 15 athletes, running on a treadmill at 73% of their maximal aerobic velocity, during 40 minutes with a 10% negative slope; wearing the compression garments on one thigh, protected thigh (PT), and not in the contralateral thigh, control thigh (CT). A clinical and MRI diagnosis of DOMS was performed. Biopsies in both vastus lateralis were done, and the amount… CONTINUE READING