Ischemic Preconditioning and Repeated Sprint Swimming: A Placebo and Nocebo Study.


PURPOSE Ischemic preconditioning (IPC) has been shown to improve performance of exercises lasting 10-90 s (anaerobic) and more than 90 s (aerobic). However, its effect on repeated sprint performance has been controversial, placebo effect has not been adequately controlled, and nocebo effect has not been avoided. Thus, the IPC effect on repeated sprint… (More)
DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000977