Table 1

The levels of compression (mean ± SD) during preliminary (n = 7) and laboratory testing (n = 12)
Preliminary test with racing suit Laboratory testing with
Moderate compression (20 mmHg) Strong compression (40 mmHg)
Calf [mmHg] 13.5 ± 0.7 19.7 ± 3.7 39.5 ± 3.5
Thigh [mmHg] 11.4 ± 2.5 17.8 ± 1.9 34.0 ± 2.6

Sperlich et al.

Sperlich et al. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013 5:18   doi:10.1186/2052-1847-5-18

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