The purpose of this study was to determine whether compression garments (CG) are effective in facilitating recovery after moderate-intensity resistance exercise. Fifteen male subjects performed experimental trials in CG and control conditions during recovery after a deep squat exercise. Jump height, muscle soreness, and creatine kinase (CK) were measured before, immediately after, 24, 48 and 72 h after exercise. The CK was higher at 24h after exercise than before exercise in both conditions (p = .009, ES = 1.58). The jump height decreased immediately (p = .003, ES = -1.22) and 24H (p = .012, ES = -.98) after exercise in both conditions. However, there were no significant differences in CK, jump height and muscle soreness between the two conditions at any time. The application of CG cannot aid in the recovery after a moderate-intensity resistance training.
Li, Hanjun and Zhang, Xin
"THE EFFECTS OF COMPRESSION GARMENTS ON RECOVERY PROCESS AFTER A MODERATE-INTENSITY RESISTANCE EXERCISE,"
ISBS Proceedings Archive: Vol. 37
, Article 43.
Available at: https://commons.nmu.edu/isbs/vol37/iss1/43