Effects of self-selected mass loss on performance and mood in collegiate wrestlers.

@article{Marttinen2011EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of self-selected mass loss on performance and mood in collegiate wrestlers.},
  author={Risto H J Marttinen and Daniel A. Judelson and Lenny D. Wiersma and Jared Wayne Coburn},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={1010-5}
}
Wrestlers abruptly lose body mass before competition; however, the effects of "weight cutting" are poorly understood because of conflicting evidence. This study aimed to determine the effects of self-selected mass loss on precompetition mood, grip strength, and lower body power in collegiate wrestlers. Sixteen male collegiate wrestlers (age = 20 ± 2 years, height = 177.5 ± 7.2 cm) were weighed 10 days before (D-10) a competitive meet. Euhydrated subjects were administered the Brunel Mood Scale… CONTINUE READING

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