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Effects of Acu-Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (Acu-TENS) on Post-exercise Blood Lactate and Excessive Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC)

2014-08-27 03:14:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The study aims to investigate the effect of Acu-TENS on post-exercise blood lactate level and EPOC

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Healthy Subjects

Intervention

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)

Location

Cardiopulmonary and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
China

Status

Recruiting

Source

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:38-0400

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