In this episode Johnny and the fellas discuss 4 papers where BFR did not work! What?!? How can that be???
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We begin by discussing briefly how hard research in medicine is...
Here's a reference:
Howick, J., Koletsi, D., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Madigan, C., Pandis, N., Loef, M., Walach, H., Sauer, S., Kleijnen, J., Seehra, J., Johnson, T., & Schmidt, S. (2022). Most healthcare interventions tested in Cochrane Reviews are not effective according to high quality evidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 148, 160–169.
And here's a podcast discussing the paper:
Here's the paper Zac describes:
Tramer, J. S., Khalil, L. S., Jildeh, T. R., Abbas, M. J., McGee, A., Lau, M. J., Moutzouros, V., & Okoroha, K. R. (2022). Blood Flow Restriction Therapy For Two Weeks Prior to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Did Not Impact Quadriceps Strength Compared to Standard Therapy. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery: Official Publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2022.06.027
Here's the paper Kyle describes:
Iversen, E., Røstad, V., & Larmo, A. (2016). Intermittent blood flow restriction does not reduce atrophy following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 5(1), 115–118.
Here's the paper Johnny describes:
Curran, M. T., Bedi, A., Mendias, C. L., Wojtys, E. M., Kujawa, M. V., & Palmieri-Smith, R. M. (2020). Blood Flow Restriction Training Applied With High-Intensity Exercise Does Not Improve Quadriceps Muscle Function After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 48(4), 825–837.
And here's the paper Ben describes:
Brumitt, J., Hutchison, M. K., Kang, D., Klemmer, Z., Stroud, M., Cheng, E., Cayanan, N. P., & Shishido, S. (2020). Blood Flow Restriction Training for the Rotator Cuff: A Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 1–6.
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