Intermittent pneumatic compression effect on eccentric exercise-induced swelling, stiffness, and strength loss.

  title={Intermittent pneumatic compression effect on eccentric exercise-induced swelling, stiffness, and strength loss.},
  author={Gary S. Chleboun and John N. Howell and Hunter Baker and Tiffany N S Ballard and J L Graham and Haydn Hallman and Lucy E. Perkins and J{\"u}rgen Schauss and Robert R. Conatser},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={76 8},

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