The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of 3 different blood flow restriction (BFR) repetition schemes on neuromuscular function, muscle thickness, muscle fatigue and rating of perceived exertion in trained males and females. This study involved 5 visits: 1 Consent, Medical Health History Questionnaire & Familiarization visit, 1 Strength Testing visit, and 3 Training visits. The total time commitment for this study is 4 hours and 30 minutes.
- Resistance Trained Males or Females between the ages of 18 to 35
- Trained individuals are defined as: meeting the ACSM standards for recreationally active individuals of exercising ≥ 150 minutes exercise/week.
- Are willing to come in for all testing visits
Exclusion Qualifications:You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
- Any known cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, muscular, and/or coronary heart disease
- History of blood clots or clot disorders
- Prior or existing knee injuries that are exacerbated by leg extensions
- Taking regularly use prescription medication other than birth control
- Currently seeking medical care for a chronic condition that could limit exercise capacity
Participate in this ResearchSubmitting this form will put you in contact with the main point of contact for this project. They will provide more information and determine if you meet all of the qualifications needed.
PI: Paola M. Rivera
April 30, 2023
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
Number of visits: 5
Expected time per visit: 1 hours
Paola M. Rivera
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science
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