Light-emitting diodes (LED) therapy applied between two running time trials has a moderate effect on attenuating delayed onset muscle soreness but does not change recovery markers and running performance
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2017
Source:Science & Sports
Author(s): F.A. Machado, C.S. Peserico, P.V. Mezzaroba, F.A. Manoel, D.F. da Silva
PurposeThe study aimed to examine the recovery/performance effects of LED therapy applied between two running time trials on blood lactate, creatine kinase (CK), delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and heart rate variability (HRV) in physically active participants.MethodsEleven healthy and young males (26.7±4.8 years) volunteered to participate. Visits in the laboratory were divided into two phases (i.e., two different weeks with four...