External heating garments used post-warm-up improve upper body power and elite sprint swimming performance

@article{Wilkins2017ExternalHG,
  title={External heating garments used post-warm-up improve upper body power and elite sprint swimming performance},
  author={Emma L. Wilkins and George Havenith},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={231},
  pages={101 - 91}
}
  • E. Wilkins, G. Havenith
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Education
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of using an electrical heating garment during a 30-min recovery period after a standardized swimming warm-up on subsequent swimming performance and upper body power output. On two occasions, eight male and four female elite competitive swimmers completed a standardized swimming warm-up, followed by a 30-min passive recovery period before completing maximal plyometric press-ups and a 50-m freestyle swim. Plyometric press-ups determined starting… 
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