Effect of Leg Massage on Recovery from High Intensity Exercise on Football Players

01 Dec 2007Desalegn, M. & Verma, S.K

Football players exhibit significantly quicker heart rate recovery following leg massage as compared to active and passive mode of recovery.

Cohort Study
3 effects
15 minutes
13 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Massage Selfcare risk & protective factor
Massage
Selfcare

Heart Rate Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Heart Rate
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
-3.0%

Massage Selfcare risk & protective factor
Massage
Selfcare

Blood Pressure - Hypertension Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Pressure - Hype...
Cardiovascular system

High evidence
-3.0%

Massage Selfcare risk & protective factor
Massage
Selfcare

Exercise Recovery Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Exercise Recovery
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
3.0%