Physiological and performance adaptations of elite Greco-Roman wrestlers during a one-day tournament

  title={Physiological and performance adaptations of elite Greco-Roman wrestlers during a one-day tournament},
  author={Ioannis Barbas and Ioannis G Fatouros and Ioannis I. Douroudos and Athanasios Chatzinikolaou and Yiannis Michailidis and Dimitrios Draganidis and Athanasios Z Jamurtas and Michalis G. Nikolaidis and Charalabos Parotsidis and Anastasios A. Theodorou and Ioannis Katrabasas and Konstantinos Margonis and Ioannis Papassotiriou and Kyriakos Taxildaris},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of a simulated one-day Greco-Roman wrestling tournament on selected performance and inflammatory status indices. Twelve competitive wrestlers (22.1 ± 1.3 years) completed five matches according to the official Olympic wrestling tournament regulations following a ~6% weight loss. Performance measurements, muscle damage assessment, and blood sampling were performed before and following each match. Performance and inflammatory markers were not… CONTINUE READING
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