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  Title Comparison of complex versus contrast training on steroid hormones and sports performance in male soccer players
URL https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6656912/?report=classic
Journal J Chiropr Med. 2019 Jun;18(2):131-138
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a complex versus a contrast training regimen with steroid hormones and the performance of soccer players.

Methods: Thirty-six professional male soccer players were randomly divided into 3 equal groups: complex training (n = 12; body mass index [BMI], 22.95 ± 1.76 kg/m2), contrast training (n = 12; BMI, 22.05 ± 2.03 kg/m2), and control (n = 12; BMI, 22.27 ± 1.44 kg/m2). Players from the complex and contrast groups were trained for 6 weeks (3 d/wk). The complex group performed 4 different exercises, each composed of strength (80% of 1 repetition maximum [RM]) and power components alternately. The contrast group performed the same strengthening exercises alternately at different intensities (40% and 80% of 1 RM). All players were tested for free testosterone, cortisol, vertical jump, 20-m sprint, and agility T-test at the baseline and after 6 weeks of training.

Results: A 3 × 2 mixed analysis of variance revealed a significant difference in time effect (P ≤ .05), whereas a nonsignificant difference was found in the group effect for all outcome variables. group × time interaction was significant in all the variables (P < .01) except cortisol (P = .28).

Conclusion: Complex training showed greater improvement in physical performance and free testosterone concentration compared with contrast training, whereas both types of training decreased cortisol concentration in a similar fashion.

Author keywords: Resistance Training; Testosterone; Hydrocortisone; Plyometric Exercise

Author affiliations: KA, SV, IA, DS, MEH: Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, Delhi, India; MS: Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, Delhi, India

This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher; click on the above link for free full text. PubMed Record


 

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