Proven: Ice shown to improve fitness and strength
Ice shown to improve fitness and strength
In this paper a group of young footballers aged between 18 and 20 were randomly split into two groups;
- The control group who rested after each test
- test group who underwent cold water immersion
Each group completed a 1000m race once a week for eight weeks with measurements of race times, heart rates, oxygen saturation were taken.
“The use of ice after exercise improves aerobic capacity and strength”
When retested this group showed improvements in all areas when compared to the other group. Improvements’ on race times, decrease in heart rate, improvement on oxygen saturation levels.
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