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These sports often come with challenges of their own, from injuries to fitness demands. In recent years an increasing number of research publications highlighted the benefits of EMS training for professional and recreational athletes.
A systematic review of sports science research by the German Sport University Cologne in 2011 established that EMS training is a promising alternative to conventional strength training. Apart from enhancing strength parameters and motor abilities, the time-efficiency factor is an added advantage in professional sports. Since the introduction of whole body EMS training devices, as used at BODYTEC, research shows significant improvement of training in maximum strength, speed, jumping and running performance.
EMS research by Filipovic and Kleinoeder focused on the benefit EMS training could have for professional soccer players. 22 professional soccer players from a German soccer team participated in EMS training over a period of 14 weeks and were tested 4 times during the research period in the following areas:
Many professional and recreational sports athletes have found that EMS training has helped them up their game in their chosen sports. In fact, whole body EMS training has been proven to be an effective and more time efficient alternative to conventional strength training in high performance and professional sport.
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