VARIOUS STRATEGIES ARE USED BY ATHLETES SEEKING TO ACCELERATE RECOVERY. WHEN INSERTED DURING THE RECOVERY INTERVALS BETWEEN 30-SECOND ALL-OUT BOUTS OF CYCLING, COMPRESSION GARMENT USAGE WAS SUPPORTED, WHEREAS NEUROMUSCULAR ELECTROSTIMULATION WAS NOT, AND HUMIDIFICATION TREATMENT SHOWS PROMISE. PHYSIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS POTENTIALLY INVOLVED IN THESE AND OTHER MODALITIES ARE NOT WELL UNDERSTOOD.
Institut National du Sport du Québec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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COLUMN EDITOR: Perry Koziris, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA
Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The author reports no conflicts of interest and no source of funding
Lymperis (Perry) Kozirisis an exercise physiologist at the Institut National du Sport du Québec.