Recovery Strategies Following Ultraendurance Events: Impact on Exercise Performance, Muscle Damage, and Renal and Cardiac Function

A special issue of Sports (ISSN 2075-4663).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 February 2023) | Viewed by 212

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Physical Education and Sports, Universitat de Valencia, 46010 Valencia, Spain
Interests: ultraendurance; performance; exercise physiology

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Education and Specifics Didactics, Universitat Jaume I, 12071 Castellón, Spain
Interests: physical activity; sports medicine; physiology; health; physical education

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Departament d'Infermeria, Universitat Jaume I, 12071 Castellón, Spain
Interests: nursery; nephrology; sports medicine; physiology; health

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Proper recovery following a competition enables the athlete to return to regular training earlier and, consequently, improves long-term performance. Therefore, optimizing post-ultraendurance-event recovery is crucial. However, research regarding the return to training following such races is scarce, and there is not a clear consensus on whether complete rest, restorative strategies (massage, cryotherapy, nutritional supplementation, clothing with specific compressive qualities), or exercise is the best approach to facilitate the recovery of performance, muscle damage, and cardiac and renal function. More specifically, there is still a gap in the scientific knowledge regarding the most suitable type and intensity of exercise during the week after finishing an ultraendurance event.

Dr. Ignacio Martinez-Navarro
Dr. Carlos Hernando Domingo
Dr. Eladio Collado-Boira
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • muscle damage
  • renal function
  • cardiac damage
  • recovery strategies
  • performance
  • ultraendurance

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