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1 Department of Physical Education and sport Science, Isfahan (Khorasgan) branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

2 Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Isfahan, Iran


The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in creatine kinase lactate dehydrogenase, aspartate aminotransferase, and alanine aminotransferase enzymes about recovery with two types of rolling foam after a training session and a disinfectant in futsal men. The subjects of this study, 24 futsal players of Isfahan Province League with an average age of 26.08 ± 2.34 years and a height of 179.03 ± 3.58 cm, were randomly divided into three homogeneous groups (soft foam, hard foam, control). Initially, the subjects performed exhausting exercise, Then the soft foam and hard foam groups did the recovery protocol. And the control group rested. The enzymes were measured in four steps (baseline, immediately after exercise, immediately after recovery, and 24 hours after exercise). Although the activity of all the enzymes in the present study decreased significantly after recovery in both soft foam and hard foam groups, no significant difference was observed between these two groups in the changes of these indicators (p> 0.05). but, all changes in enzymes except lactate dehydrogenase within 24 hours after exercise were significant for both soft foam and hard foam compared to the control group (p≤0 / 0001). As a result, according to the findings of the present study, the physiological effect of these two types of rolling foam is very close. Also, the use of active recovery method using rolling foam compared to inactive recovery has reduced the indicators of muscle damage more and more. And it will get athletes back to basics faster.


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