Selin Baikoğlu, Erdem Kaşıkçıoğlu, Şensu Dinçer, Türker Şahinkaya, Cevat Güler


The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects on recovery and anaerobic resistance when ischemic preconditioning is applied to the lower extremities of athletes. 12 male volunteers participated in this study with average age of 21.58±1.52 years. After all details of this study were explained to participants and approvals were collected, rast anaerobic power test was applied on consecutive days and blood lactate levels were measured. For the data analysis, researchers applied the Wilcoxon Signed Ranks test among a parametric test to evaluate pre- and post- ischemia/reperfusion rast test results. Additionally, a repetitive Friedman test analysis was used for analyzing lactic acid parameters. Additionally, a repetitive Friedman test analysis was used for analyzing lactic acid parameters. The significance level for the test results was determined as p<0.05, and values below this level were evaluated as statistically significant. When rast anaerobic power test results before and after the ischemia-reperfusion application were considered, it was seen that there was positive decrease in the fatigue index value, a positive increase in maximum power output and average power values, and that this had statistically significant results (p<0.05). Additionally, analysis results showed that when temporal level effects of ischemic preconditioning on lactic acid was analyzed, there was no difference on blood lactate values. One cycle of ischemia and reperfusion application showed statistically positive advancement for anaerobic power parameters. In this sense, it can be stated that ischemic preconditioning application increased anaerobic resistance in athletes.


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