Free Shipping on all Spa Covers and orders over $100 Weekly Specials - 10% Off Covers & Lifts PLUS 20% Off Accessories!
1-800-770-0292
M-F - 7am-7pm CST
Sat. - 7am-4pm CST
Sun. - Closed

New Hot Tub Research Finds New Benefits

December 15th, 2010 by

Numerous studies have examined the effects of water immersion temperatures on the cardiovascular system, but few have examined the effects of immersion temperature on factors relating to autonomic nervous system regulation (ANS).

Our research thus far has assessed aquatic immersion temperatures upon the cardiovascular system, peripheral circulation and core temperatures in a young college-aged group and a middle-aged group. We have found a number of important physiologic changes within the ANS that occur during immersion, with a striking decrease in sympathetic nervous system function during warm water immersion. Interestingly these changes are almost identical between age groups, with the older age group at higher baseline measurements.

These changes may well have beneficial public health implications for water use.

NASMI
Physical Education Building Room 101AA
PO Box 641410
Pullman, WA  99164-1410
Phone: 509-335-8226
Fax: 509-335-4594
aquatic.research@wsu.edu

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply