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

@article{Chleboun1995IntermittentPC,
  title={Intermittent pneumatic compression effect on eccentric exercise-induced swelling, stiffness, and strength loss.},
  author={G. Chleboun and J. N. Howell and H. L. Baker and T. Ballard and J. L. Graham and H. Hallman and L. Perkins and J. H. Schauss and R. Conatser},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1995},
  volume={76 8},
  pages={
          744-9
        }
}
  • G. Chleboun, J. N. Howell, +6 authors R. Conatser
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • OBJECTIVE The purpose was to determine if intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) affects muscle swelling, stiffness, and strength loss resulting from eccentric exercise-induced injury of the elbow flexors. We hypothesized that the compression would decrease swelling and stiffness. DESIGN Repeated measures design with a before-after trial comparison within each day. SETTING Conducted at a university Somatic Dysfunction Laboratory. SUBJECTS Twenty-two college women students were studied… CONTINUE READING
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