Influence of active recovery on professional rugby union player's ability to harness postactivation potentiation.

@article{West2013InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of active recovery on professional rugby union player's ability to harness postactivation potentiation.},
  author={Devorah West and Dan J Cunningham and Heather Bevan and B Crewther and Christian J. Cook and Liam P Kilduff},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2013},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={203-8}
}
AIM After postactivation potentiation (PAP) has been induced, current research recommends that, on average, an 8 minute passive recovery period is applied before engaging in subsequent dynamic exercise. However, given the importance of maximizing time usage during the warm-up of elite athletes, it is likely that further exercise would be incorporated into this time frame. This study aimed to examine the effects of passive and active recovery on the ability to utilize PAP. METHODS In a… CONTINUE READING
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