Effect of incorporating low intensity exercise into the recovery period after a rugby match.

@article{Suzuki2004EffectOI,
  title={Effect of incorporating low intensity exercise into the recovery period after a rugby match.},
  author={Mariko Suzuki and Takashi Umeda and Shigeyuki Nakaji and Tadashi Shimoyama and Toshiyuki Mashiko and Kazuo Shunji Sugawara},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={436-40}
}
BACKGROUND The psychological and physiological condition of athletes affect both their performance in competitions and their health. Rugby is an intense sport which appears to impose psychological and physiological stress on players. However, there have been few studies of the most appropriate resting techniques to deliver effective recovery from a match. OBJECTIVES To compare the difference in recovery after a match using resting techniques with or without exercise. METHODS Fifteen… CONTINUE READING

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