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Interesting studies on the effects of cold applications

Cold can work wonders. And this has also been proven by studies. Read up and let us convince you!

Summary study cryosauna

  1. W. Papenfuß: “Zum gegenwärtigen Stand der Erforschung und Nutzung von Ganzkörperkälteanwendungen”, Forschungsergebnisse:Eine selektive Literaturstudie zu verschiedenen Einsatzgebieten der Kryosauna, November 2011 Studie für Sportler oder zu anderen Einsatzgebieten

Whole-body cryotherapy in competitive sports

  1. Poppendieck: “Cooling and performance recovery of trained athletes: a meta-analytical review”, research results: Cooling after exercise has such good effects that it can have a positive impact in competitions; study for athletes, sport, recovery, performance enhancement.
  2. “THE WHOLE BODY CRYOTHERAPY IN SPORTS INJURIES AND SPORTS RELATED PAIN SYNDROMES TREATMENT D.BIAŁY”, research results: Improvement of recovery phases; less pain and swelling; harder training possible; study on sports, regeneration, training intensity
  3. Ksiezopolska-Pietrzak K.: “Cryotherapy in osteoporosis”, research results: Rapid improvement of swelling and limitation of mobility; study on osteoporosis, mobility
  4. Ferreira-Junior: “Could whole-body cryotherapy (below -100°C) improve muscle recovery from muscle damage?”, research results: Inflammatory response is weaker in the short term after training; possibly also long-term effect; study on muscle regeneration, inflammatory response
  5. Sutkowy: “Physical Exercise Combined with Whole-Body Cryotherapy in Evaluating the Level of Lipid Peroxidation Products and Other Oxidant Stress Indicators in Kayakers”, research results: Training in combination with ice sauna improves performance and possible training intensity (tested on Polish national kayak team); study on performance enhancement of athletes
  6. Celestyna Mila-Kierzenkowska: “The Effect of Submaximal Exercise Preceded by Single Whole-Body Cryotherapy on the Markers of Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Blood of Volleyball Players”, research results: Anti-inflammatory effect; study on sports training, inflammation
  7. James Selfe: “The Effect of Three Different (-135°C) Whole Body Cryotherapy Exposure Durations on Elite Rugby League Players”, research results: after a 2-minute ice sauna session, positive effects in oxygenation, regeneration; study on performance enhancement / length of ice sauna session
  8. Sy Ma: “Effects of whole-body cryotherapy in the management of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder (Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013)”, research results: Improvement of ROM in adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder with cryotherapy; study on capsulitis, shoulder, mobility
  9. “Banffi: Whole-Body Cryotherapy in Athletes”, research results: inflammatory substances are reduced. Positive effects on muscle enzymes creatine kinase and lactate dehydrogenase; overall, however, there are no laboratory changes that suggest doping Study on lactate
  10. Banffi: “Effects of the whole-body cryotherapy on NTproBNP, hsCRP and troponin I in athletes”, research results: Ice sauna has no negative influence on the heart muscles Study on the heart muscles
  11. Pournot H: “Time-Course of Changes in Inflammatory Response after Whole-Body Cryotherapy Multi Exposures following Severe Exercise”, research results: Anti-inflammatory substances increase and inflammatory ones decrease with cryotherapy). Study inflammation sports cryosauna
  12. Winfried Joch: “Precooling as a means of controlling performance in training and competition”, research results: Positive effects have been demonstrated for different load ranges, – at high intensities (anaerobic energy supply: athletics), – at loads of 85% of the individual maximum heart rate, i.e. an average load, – at loads in the GA-1 range (aerobic energy supply: rowing). Study performance aerobic anaerobic sport cryosauna
  13. Winfried Joch (project leader), Sandra Ückert, Reinhard Fricke: “The importance of short-term and high-dose cold application for the realization of athletic performance”, research results: Performance-enhancing, endurance sports, regeneration-enhancing. Study inflammation sports cryosauna
  14. Klimek A T, Lubkowska A, Szygula Z, Chudecka M, Fraczek B: “Influence of the ten sessions of the whole body cryostimulation on aerobic and anaerobic capacity”, Research results: Anaerobic capacity is increased, strength and speed study performance sports cryosauna

Further medical studies Whole body cryotherapy

  1. “Serial whole-body cryotherapy in the Criostream for inflammatory rheumatic diseases.” Research results: Decrease in proinflammatory parameters including TNFA, improvement of pain in arthritis psoriatica rheumatica, spondylitis; physicotherapeutic agent useful; study on rheumatism, pain, Prof. Dr. Lange
  2. “Whole-body cryotherapy for patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases” Research results: Pain relief also in the long term; thus better mobility and exercise possible; study on rheumatism, pain; Braun
  3. “WHOLE-BODY CRYOTHERAPY IN INFLAMMATORY AND NON-INFLAMMATORY Rheumatic Diseases”, research results: Decrease in inflammation parameters (CRP), symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatism, fibromyalgia; study on rheumatism, pain, Dr. KARGUS
  4. “Reduction of drug consumption after whole-body cryotherapy”, research results: Reduction of NSAIDs and cortisone in pain and rheumatism patients possible Study on medication reduction in chron. Pain, Prof. Dr. Papenfuß
  5. “Whole-Body Cryotherapy in Atopic Dermatitis”, research results: Itching, inflammation decreases, cortisone could be reduced; study on skin diseases
  6. “Cryotherapy in osteoporosis”, research results: Cryotherapy useful for the prophylaxis and treatment of osteoporosis; study on osteoporosis
  7. “The importance of whole-body cryotherapy in the rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic diseases”, research results: Pain significantly reduced during the 4-week treatment; study on rheumatism, pain; Déborah Metzger
  8. “Analgesic effects of natural sulphur baths and cold chamber exposures in fibromyalgia”, research results: Analgesic effects of whole-body cold therapy also in fibromyalgia; study on pain, fibromyalgia; Gutenbrunner
  9. “COLD CHAMBER EXPOSURES (-67.3°C, 3 MIN) IN FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROMES”, research results: Retrograde pain; study on pain, fibromyalgia; Gutenbrunner
  10. “Effect of frequent WBC treatments on the back pain therapy in elderly men”, research results: Back pain decreases with almost daily whole body cryotherapy; study on pain, back pain; Giemza
  11. “Analgesic effect of whole-body cryotherapy”, research results: Cryosauna makes sense as part of pain therapy; study on pain, pain therapy
  12. “an Whole-Body Cryotherapy with Subsequent Kinesiotherapy Procedures in Closed Type Cryogenic Chamber Improve BASDAI, BASFI, and Some Spine Mobility Parameters and Decrease Pain Intensity in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis?”, Research Results: Increase in Mobility and Decrease in Pain; Study on Pain, Pain Therapy; Stanek
  13. Kaminska-Staruch A, Olszewski J: “Evaluation of effectiveness of whole-body cryo-therapy in patients with tinnitus.”, Research results: Cryosauna can improve tinnitus Study Tinnitus cryosauna
  14. Lubowska A, Szygula Z, klimek A J, Masafumi T: “Do sessions of cryostimulation have influence on white blood cell count, level of IL 6 and total oxidative and anti-oxidative status in healthy men?”, Research results: Cryosauna strengthens immune system Study Immune system strengthening cryosauna
  15. Miller E: Effects of the whole-body cryotherapy on a total antioxidative status and activities of some antioxidative enzymes in blood of patients with multiple sclerosis-preliminary study.”, Forschungsergebnisse: Antioxidant effects; useful as an additional short-term adjunctive therapy for MS Multiple sclerosis
  16. Rymaszewska J1
    “Whole-body cryotherapy as adjunct treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders.”, Research results: Cryosauna as adjunct good for depressive and anxiety disorders Study Ice sauna applications for depression, anxiety therapy

Reduction in the consumption of medicines

  1. Benkenstein, Bianka: Whole-body cold therapy for rheumatoid arthritis in patients with high inflammatory disease activity. Inaugural dissertation, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greiswald, 2001
  2. Whole body cryotherapy.
  3. Köck, R.: Therapy effect in rheumatic diseases, blood pressure behavior, heart rate and skin temperature under a whole-body cold therapy of -110°C or -80°C. Inaugural dissertation, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 2000
  4. Whole-body cryotherapy -110°C in the treatment of chronic pain.
  5. Papenfuß, W.: Mechanisms of action of whole-body cryotherapy. First Austrian Symposium on Whole Body Cryotherapy. Basics and areas of application. Bad Häring 2002
  6. Papenfuß, W.: The power of cold. Whole-body cold therapy at -110°C. Edition k, Regensburg 1st ed. Engl. 159 p. 2005. 2nd ed. English 143 p. 2006
  7. Papenfuß, W., Samborski, W., Sobieska, Magdalena: Consensus statement on whole-body cryotherapy (WBCT). Polish Review of Health Sciences 1(6)2006, 99-103
  8. Ploss, G., Bittermann, K., Teuber, J.: Importance of systemic cryotherapy at -110°C (cold chamber) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Second Austrian Symposium on Whole Body Cryotherapy. Bad Vöslau 2006
  9. Effects of the whole-body cold chamber in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
  10. Stratz, T. et al.: Experience report on whole-body cryotherapy with the newly developed cold cabin. Z. Phys. Med. Baln. Med. Klim. 18, 383-389/1989
  11. Waldner, Ingrid, Fuchs, P., Krall, Ch.: Evaluation of the effectiveness of whole-body cryotherapy for spa guests at the Bad Häring and Bad Eisenkappel spa centers. Source: see 5.