Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on exercise-induced muscle soreness.

  title={Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on exercise-induced muscle soreness.},
  author={Gr{\'e}gory Germain and James Delaney and G. G. Moore and Peter Lee and Vincent Lacroix and Deanna Montgomery},
  journal={Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc},
  volume={30 2},
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of HBO2 therapy on exercise-induced muscle soreness. Subjects (n = 6 male and 10 female university student volunteers) were randomly divided into an experimental group that received HBO2 therapy and a control group that did not receive any treatments. HBO2 treatments consisted of 5 sessions of breathing 95% oxygen at 2.5 atm abs for 100 min. Temporary muscle soreness was created using a single-leg eccentric exercise task involving the… CONTINUE READING
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