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Author Franchini, Emerson ♦ Moraes Bertuzzi, Rômulo Cássio ♦ Takito, Monica Yuri ♦ Kiss, Maria A. P. D. M.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer-Verlag
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2009
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Keyword Athletes ♦ Combat sport ♦ Lactate removal ♦ Performance ♦ Sports Medicine ♦ Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine ♦ Human Physiology
Abstract The objective of the present study was to verify if active recovery (AR) applied after a judo match resulted in a better performance when compared to passive recovery (PR) in three tasks varying in specificity to the judo and in measurement of work performed: four upper-body Wingate tests (WT); special judo fitness test (SJFT); another match. For this purpose, three studies were conducted. Sixteen highly trained judo athletes took part in study 1, 9 in study 2, and 12 in study 3. During AR judokas ran (15 min) at the velocity corresponding to 70% of 4 mmol l−1 blood lactate intensity (~50% $ \dot{V}\hbox{O}_{2} $ peak), while during PR they stayed seated at the competition area. The results indicated that the minimal recovery time reported in judo competitions (15 min) is long enough for sufficient recovery of WT performance and in a specific high-intensity test (SJFT). However, the odds ratio of winning a match increased ten times when a judoka performed AR and his opponent performed PR, but the cause of this phenomenon cannot be explained by changes in number of actions performed or by changes in match’s time structure.
ISSN 14396319
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2009-07-28
Publisher Place Berlin/Heidelberg
e-ISSN 14396327
Journal European Journal of Applied Physiology
Volume Number 107
Issue Number 4
Page Count 7
Starting Page 377
Ending Page 383


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