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
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PI: Paola M. Rivera
August 4, 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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