Whole-body cryotherapy's enhancement of acute recovery of running performance in well-trained athletes.

@article{Krger2015WholebodyCE,
  title={Whole-body cryotherapy's enhancement of acute recovery of running performance in well-trained athletes.},
  author={M Kr{\"u}ger and Markus de Mar{\'e}es and Karl-Heinrich Dittmar and Billy Sperlich and Joachim Mester},
  journal={International journal of sports physiology and performance},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={
          605-12
        }
}
PURPOSE To examine the effects of a whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) protocol (3 min at -110°C) on acute recovery and key variables of endurance performance during high-intensity intermittent exercise in a thermoneutral environment. METHODS Eleven endurance athletes were tested twice in a randomized crossover design in which 5×5 min of high-intensity running (HIR) were followed by 1 h of passive rest at ~22°C, including either 3 min of whole-body exposure to -110°C (WBC) or a placebo intervention… 

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