Influence of red jersey color on physical parameters in combat sports.

@article{Dreiskaemper2013InfluenceOR,
  title={Influence of red jersey color on physical parameters in combat sports.},
  author={Dennis Dreiskaemper and Bernd Strauss and Norbert Hagemann and Dirk B{\"u}sch},
  journal={Journal of sport \& exercise psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={
          44-9
        }
}
Hill and Barton (2005) showed that fighters in tae kwon do, boxing, and wrestling who wore red jerseys during the 2004 Olympic Games won more often than those wearing blue jerseys. Regarding these results, this study investigated the effects of jersey color during a combat situation on fighters' physical parameters of strength and heart rate. An artificial, experimental combat situation was created in which the color of sport attire was assigned randomly. Fourteen pairs of male athletes matched… 
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