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Sprint Cycling Performance Is Maintained with Short-Term Contrast Water Immersion

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Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: March 2012 - Volume 44 - Issue 3 - p 561
doi: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31824a4098
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In the article that appears on page 2180 of the November issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, the authors of report errors in their article. Text corrections are given below.

Page 2180

Corrected author name: Mikel Egaña.

Page 2181

First sentence in section “Experimental Protocol”:

Subjects were required to complete three trials, each separated by at least 7 d.

Last sentence in subsection “Recovery”:

The treatments were (A) passive nonimmersed seated rest in air (PAS), (B) contrast water immersion with an alternating cold-to-hot treatment ratio of 1:1 (2.5:2.5 min, respectively) (OT1), and (C) contrast water immersion with an alternating cold-to-hot treatment ratio of 1:4 (1:4 min, respectively) (OT4).

Page 2182

Last sentence in subsection “Blood lactate”:

The catheter was flushed with, and cleared of, sterile saline both after, and before, each sample collection, respectively.

Page 2187

Left column, second paragraph, line 24:

Although we show an effect on HR during transitions into cold immersion and this likely suggests the response is via a change in temperature at the skin, there is no evidence in the present study or otherwise that this translates to an effect on blood flow and, subsequently, lactate clearance.

Right column, second paragraph:

Similarly, the data from the present study do not seem to be related to other metabolic factors such as glycogen depletion or muscle damage, given that the exercise is of short duration despite being of high intensity (14), and is expected to be nondamaging because it comprised concentric cycling exercise in accustomed subjects involved in regular exercise training.

First paragraph of acknowledgment:

This research was supported by local funds made available by the Department of Physiology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. In addition, the authors would like to thanks Sturdy Products Ltd. for donating the custom made baths used for all water immersion throughout the study.

REFERENCE

1. Crampton D, Donne B, Egana M, Warmington SA. Sprint Cycling Performance Is Maintained with Short-Term Contrast Water Immersion. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011; 43 (11): 2180–8.
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