Physiological and performance responses to tournament wrestling.

  title={Physiological and performance responses to tournament wrestling.},
  author={William J. Kraemer and Andrew C. Fry and Martyn R. Rubin and Travis Triplett-McBride and Scott E. Gordon and Lymperis P Koziris and Joshua M. Lynch and Jeff S Volek and Duncan E. Meuffels and Robert U Newton and Steven J. Fleck},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={33 8},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the physiological and performance responses to a simulated freestyle wrestling tournament after typical weight loss techniques used by amateur wrestlers. METHODS Twelve Division I collegiate wrestlers (mean +/- SD;19.33 +/- 1.16 yr) lost 6% of total body weight during the week before a simulated, 2-d freestyle wrestling tournament. A battery of tests was performed at baseline and before and immediately after each individual match of the… CONTINUE READING
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