Chris M Bleakley

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint What is the biochemical and physiological rationale for using cold-water immersion in sports recovery? A systematic review
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:179-87. 2010
  2. pmc The PRICE study (Protection Rest Ice Compression Elevation): design of a randomised controlled trial comparing standard versus cryokinetic ice applications in the management of acute ankle sprain [ISRCTN13903946]
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:125. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Some conservative strategies are effective when added to controlled mobilisation with external support after acute ankle sprain: a systematic review
    Chris M Bleakley
    The University of Ulster, N Ireland
    Aust J Physiother 54:7-20. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Should athletes return to sport after applying ice? A systematic review of the effect of local cooling on functional performance
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Sports Med 42:69-87. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
    Chris Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD008262. 2012
  6. pmc Epidemiology of adolescent rugby injuries: a systematic review
    Christopher Bleakley
    University of Ulster, Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim BT37 0QB, UK
    J Athl Train 46:555-65. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB
    BMJ 340:c1964. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Functional management of ankle sprains: what volume and intensity of walking is undertaken in the first week postinjury
    Mark A Tully
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, UK
    Br J Sports Med 46:877-82. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Do thermal agents affect range of movement and mechanical properties in soft tissues? A systematic review
    Chris M Bleakley
    Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, Ulster Sports Academy, University of Ulster, Co Antrim, Ireland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:149-63. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint What is the biochemical and physiological rationale for using cold-water immersion in sports recovery? A systematic review
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:179-87. 2010
    ..Much of this evidence is derived from full body immersions using resting healthy participants. The physiological and biochemical rationale for using short periods of CWI in sports recovery still remains unclear...
  2. pmc The PRICE study (Protection Rest Ice Compression Elevation): design of a randomised controlled trial comparing standard versus cryokinetic ice applications in the management of acute ankle sprain [ISRCTN13903946]
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:125. 2007
    ..The primary aim of the forthcoming study is therefore to examine the safety and effectiveness of combining intermittent ice applications with periods of therapeutic exercise in the first week after an acute ankle sprain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Some conservative strategies are effective when added to controlled mobilisation with external support after acute ankle sprain: a systematic review
    Chris M Bleakley
    The University of Ulster, N Ireland
    Aust J Physiother 54:7-20. 2008
    ..Which intervention(s) best augment early mobilisation and external support after an acute ankle sprain? What is the most appropriate method of preventing re-injury?..
  4. doi request reprint Should athletes return to sport after applying ice? A systematic review of the effect of local cooling on functional performance
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Sports Med 42:69-87. 2012
    ..Until better evidence is available, practitioners should use short cooling applications and/or undertake a progressive warm up prior to returning to play...
  5. doi request reprint Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
    Chris Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD008262. 2012
    ..Cold-water immersion, in water temperatures of less than 15°C, is currently one of the most popular interventional strategies used after exercise...
  6. pmc Epidemiology of adolescent rugby injuries: a systematic review
    Christopher Bleakley
    University of Ulster, Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim BT37 0QB, UK
    J Athl Train 46:555-65. 2011
    ..We undertook a systematic review to determine the incidence, severity, and nature of injury in adolescent rugby union players...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB
    BMJ 340:c1964. 2010
    ..To compare an accelerated intervention incorporating early therapeutic exercise after acute ankle sprains with a standard protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation intervention...
  8. doi request reprint Functional management of ankle sprains: what volume and intensity of walking is undertaken in the first week postinjury
    Mark A Tully
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, UK
    Br J Sports Med 46:877-82. 2012
    ..The intensity, magnitude and duration of load associated with current functional treatments for ankle sprain are unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Do thermal agents affect range of movement and mechanical properties in soft tissues? A systematic review
    Chris M Bleakley
    Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, Ulster Sports Academy, University of Ulster, Co Antrim, Ireland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:149-63. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of thermal agents on the range of movement (ROM) and mechanical properties in soft tissue and to discuss their clinical relevance...