Effects of Resistance Training with Blood Flow Restriction on Muscle Strength and Biomarkers in Older People: A Systematic Review of Randomized Clinical Trials

SUMMARY Background. Blood flow restriction (BFR) is a technique that utilizes inflatable cuffs to partially restrict arterial inflow and modulate venous flow in the active musculature through gradual mechanical compression. Objective. This systematic review aimed to analyze the effects of resistance training (RT) with BFR on muscle strength and biomarkers in older individuals. Methods. This … Continued

Effects of Ischemic Preconditioning on Functional and Neuromuscular Performance of Lower Limbs of Male Amateur Soccer Players: Protocol for a Randomized Trial

SUMMARY Background. Although ischemic preconditioning (IPC) has been used to improve performance in different sports, no consensus about the effectiveness of IPC on performance of amateur soccer players is established. Objective. To investigate the effects of IPC on functional and neuromuscular performance of lower limbs of male amateur soccer players. Methods. Male amateur soccer players aged 18 to … Continued