The Effect of Contrast Temperature Water Therapy on Blood Lactic Acid clearance of male students of Mazandaran University of Science and Technology after exhausting activity

  • Mohammadbagher Forghani M.A physical education, PE Teacher, Education Office, Babol, Iran
  • Somayeh Rahimi Aliabadi b Teacher of Sama Elementary School, Sama technical & vocational college, Islamic Azad University, Babol Branch, Babol, Iran
  • Atefeh Firozmandi b Teacher of Sama Elementary School, Sama technical & vocational college, Islamic Azad University, Babol Branch, Babol, Iran

Abstract

The purpose of this research was the considering of the effect of Contrast Temperature Water Therapy on Blood Lactic Acid clearance of male students of Mazandaran University of Science and Technology after exhausting activity. In this semi-experimental study, 30 male students were randomly chosen and classified between two groups with 15 members, in a design with control group and experimental group, before and two hours after CTWT (experimental group) the Bruce test on treadmill was done. The measurement of blood Lactic Acid was done by Lactometer, before and after Bruce tests, and also immediately after CTWT. And then in both groups the results of each test was compared with another test. After that the results between two groups were compared. To analyze the data, the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, pair T test, and match T test were used in meaning level α≤0/05 for statistical analyze. To summarize, the following findings have been obtained: 1.CTWT reduced the concentration of blood Lactic Acid after exhausting performance significantly; 2. Two hours after recovery, the effect of CTWT on Lactic Acid concentration did not differ from the passive recovery method effect significantly; 3. CTWT did not also have any significant effect on the Lactic Acid accumulation in next exhausting performance; 4. CTWT did not have any significant effect on fluctuations of blood Lactic Acid in next exhausting performance. It is believed that CTWT facilitates recovery by blood circulation, vaso-pumping, hydrostatic pressure due to immersion, relieving of metabolic waste, and central nervous system stimulation.

Keywords: Contrast Temperature Water Therapy, exhausting performance, Lactic Acid clearance

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Published
2015-09-16
How to Cite
Forghani, M., Rahimi Aliabadi, S., & Firozmandi, A. (2015). The Effect of Contrast Temperature Water Therapy on Blood Lactic Acid clearance of male students of Mazandaran University of Science and Technology after exhausting activity. International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology, 4(2), 51-58. Retrieved from http://www.ijaep.com/index.php/IJAE/article/view/36
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Applied Exercise Physiology