Post Exercise Recovery

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Increased focus on post heavy training or competition recovery.

If recovery enhanced:
– better recovery if participating in tournaments
– allow getting back to more effective training
– may decrease the potential for injury

This study showed better recovery with warmth than heat:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28980321/

Enhancing recover:
Warm down (active recovery):
– lack of clear evidence; evidence is conflicting as to the usefulness

Cold water immersion

Massage:
– popular

Compression Garments

Nutrition:
– restoring glycogen levels
– replacing fluids and electrolytes lost
– protein replacement

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