Compression garments and recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage: a meta-analysis

11 Jun 2013Jessica Hill, Glyn Howatson, Ken van Someren, Jonathan Leeder, Charles Pedlar

Results indicate that compression garments are effective in enhancing recovery from muscle damage.

Meta Analysis
2 effects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Compression garments Selfcare risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Compression garments
Selfcare

Exercise Recovery Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Exercise Recovery
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
60.0%

Compression garments Selfcare risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Compression garments
Selfcare

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Strength
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
1.0%