The Effect of Rapid Weight Loss on the Efficiency of Wrestlers Under Simulated Competitive Conditions

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The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of rapid weight loss on wrestlers' efficiency incorporating competitive aspects of the sport into the research procedures. Six subjects were selected from the North Texas State University Wrestling Club. Eight cardiovascular and neuromuscular measurements were taken and recorded before treatment and following treatment. Astrand's bicycle ergometer test was utilized to obtain exhaustive, heart rates. Data were analyzed by a one-tailed t test at the .05 level. Conclusion of the investigation was that following 6.25 per cent rapid loss of body weight, over a period of one week, no loss of ... continued below

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Fabrizio, Anthony N. December 1977.

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The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of rapid weight loss on wrestlers' efficiency incorporating competitive aspects of the sport into the research procedures. Six subjects were selected from the North Texas State University Wrestling Club. Eight cardiovascular and neuromuscular measurements were taken and recorded before treatment and following treatment. Astrand's bicycle ergometer test was utilized to obtain exhaustive, heart rates. Data were analyzed by a one-tailed t test at the .05 level. Conclusion of the investigation was that following 6.25 per cent rapid loss of body weight, over a period of one week, no loss of efficiency occurred among wrestlers under simulated competitive conditions.

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Fabrizio, Anthony N. The Effect of Rapid Weight Loss on the Efficiency of Wrestlers Under Simulated Competitive Conditions, thesis, December 1977; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663606/: accessed January 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .