Physiological response to water immersion: a method for sport recovery?

@article{Wilcock2006PhysiologicalRT,
  title={Physiological response to water immersion: a method for sport recovery?},
  author={Ian M Wilcock and John B Cronin and Wayne Hing},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 9},
  pages={
          747-65
        }
}
Recovery from exercise can be an important factor in performance during repeated bouts of exercise. In a tournament situation, where athletes may compete numerous times over a few days, enhancing recovery may provide a competitive advantage. One method that is gaining popularity as a means to enhance post-game or post-training recovery is immersion in water. Much of the literature on the ability of water immersion as a means to improve athletic recovery appears to be based on anecdotal… CONTINUE READING
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