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Research: Cold Water Immersion VS Whole Body Cryotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Aquatic Therapy Research, Water Therapy

An international study on the effects of cold water immersion (CWI) as compared to whole body cryotherapy (WBC) was done to identify if one modality is better than another for recovery. Specifically, the study set out to examine the effects of CWI and WBC on femoral artery, blood flow and thermoregulatory responses. The study method […]

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Is Underwater Treadmill Training Valuable for Athletes?

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Aquatic Therapy Research, Sports Medicine Resources, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

Numerous studies have shown the benefits of running underwater and using an underwater treadmill. University Of Idaho Study One study, in particular, done by the Division of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance from the University of Idaho ‘investigated the cardio-respiratory responses elicited during maximal-effort runs’ using an underwater treadmill and a land treadmill. There […]

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