Princeton University Library Catalog

Compression garments in sports : athletic performance and recovery / Florian Engel, Billy Sperlich, editors.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Switzerland : Springer, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (v, 111 pages)
Summary note:
This book presents recent research addressing the effects of different types of compression clothing on sport performance and recovery after exercise. It is also the first book that summarizes the effects of compression clothing on all main motor abilities in the context of various sports, offering a wealth of practical guidelines on how to optimize performance and recovery with the help of compression clothing. The book examines the effects of this clothing on physiological, psychological and biomechanical parameters including endurance, speed, strength, power, and motor control. It explains the basic principles involved in the reasonable application of compression garments in connection with different kinds of exercise, and describes the essential mechanisms of how compression garments work in a reader-friendly format that addresses the needs of researchers, athletes and coaches alike.
Source of description:
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 20, 2016).
Contents:
Factors influencing the pressures applied by compression clothing -- Effects of compression garments on performance and recovery in endurance dominated exercise -- Effects of compression garments on performance and recovery in strength and speed dominated exercise -- Effects of compression garments in balance and precision tasks -- Effects of compression garments as a recovery intervention.
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ISBN:
  • 9783319394800 (electronic bk.)
  • 3319394800 (electronic bk.)
  • (print)
  • 3319394797 (print)
  • 9783319394794 (print)
OCLC:
953581644
Doi:
  • 10.1007/978-3-319-39480-0
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