CHPS RESEARCH STUDIES

The Effect of Blood Flow Restriction Training on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

This research is examining two different low load blood flow restriction training protocols in untrained young adults. Both methods are commonly used but this study will compare these two protocols on delayed onset muscle soreness. The study consists of 1 baseline day (60 minutes), 1 training day (60 minutes), and 5 follow-up days (30 minutes). Participants will complete one session of low-load resistance training leg extensions with blood flow restriction during the training day then complete 5 follow-up visits to monitor indicies of delayed onset muscle soreness.

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Are a female between the ages of 18 to 35
  • Meet the ACSM standards for recreationally active individuals of exercising ≥ 150 minutes exercise/week
  • Are willing to come in for all testing visits
  • No known cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, muscular, and/or coronary heart disease
  • Do not regularly use prescription medication
  • Are not currently seeking medical care
  • Are not currently pregnant
  • Have not completed lower body strength training within the last 6 months

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UCF IRB#: STUDY00002745
PI: Christopher Proppe
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Recruitment End Date:
September 30, 2021
Location:
Education Complex
12494 University Blvd
ED174B
Orlando, FL 32816
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 7
Expected time per visit: 60 minutes
Point of Contact:
Christopher Proppe
Faculty Advisors:
Ethan Hill
Associated Units:
Kinesiology
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science
Related Tags:
WRC
Short URL: https://chps.ucf.edu/study/12683/

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