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Bioceramic fabrics improve quiet standing posture and handstand stability in expert gymnasts

Ciana, C. ; Gianocca, V. ; Barraud, P.A. ; Guerraz, M. ; Bresciani, Jean-Pierre

In: Gait & Posture, 2015, vol. 42, no. 4, p. 419–423

Bioceramic fabrics have been claimed to improve blood circulation, thermoregulation and muscle relaxation, thereby also improving muscular activity. Here we tested whether bioceramic fabrics have an effect on postural control and contribute to improve postural stability. In Experiment 1, we tested whether bioceramic fabrics contribute to reduce body-sway when maintaining standard standing...