ECP FOR SPORT
How is ECP used in Sport?
Many people engage in Sporting activities as a preventative health measure. Getting fit and maintaining fitness improves general health. Whether you are an Elite sportsman or keen amateur
Counterpulsation can contribute to your training programme. The Sports programme is shorter and can be repeated on a regular basis if required to benefit cardiovascular health.
It can also be used during periods of injury or rest to maintain cardiovascular fitness.
COLOURED BOX AND QUOTE
ENHANCING PERFORMANCE WITH ECP
Research undertaken by the the Brisbane Broncho’s rugby team has demonstrated significant performance benefits from Counterpulsation. Versus standard post match recovery techniques, players who used adjuvant Counterpulsation had an 11% improvement in their power output.
ECP SPORTS PROGRAMME
The first visit entails a health questionnaire and then individualised screening as required.
The standard programme is 10 sessions. Each session last 45 minutes in total with 30 minutes of therapy with 15 minutes of preparation time.
Top up sessions depend on individual choice. Some choose weekly sessions, others prefer to have a course of sessions.
Once assessed you can choose the sessions that suit your training programme and lifestyle.