Intervention Review

Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise

  1. Chris Bleakley1,*,
  2. Suzanne McDonough1,
  3. Evie Gardner2,
  4. G. David Baxter3,
  5. J. Ty Hopkins4,
  6. Gareth W Davison2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 15 FEB 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008262.pub2

How to Cite

Bleakley C, McDonough S, Gardner E, Baxter GD, Hopkins JT, Davison GW. Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008262. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008262.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Ulster, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, UK

  2. 2

    University of Ulster, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, UK

  3. 3

    University of Otago, School of Physiotherapy, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

  4. 4

    Brigham Young University, Department of Exercise Sciences, Provo, Utah, USA

*Chris Bleakley, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ulster, School of Health Sciences, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 15 FEB 2012


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