of other jetlag mitigation strategies. Experimental data are required to confirm this intriguing possibility. The present commentary aims to encourage more research into the effects of BFR training in conjunction with other strategies to
overcome the effects of jetlag prior to, during and after a long-haul flight on the subsequent performance of elite athletes, particularly during these difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Conflicts of interest.—Maria Kotopoulea Nikolaidi received a research grant from KAATSU Global (CA, USA). Authors’ contributions.—Maria Kotopoulea Nikolaidi, Borja Muniz-Pardos and Yannis Pitsiladis have given substantial contributions to study conception and manuscript draft; Ifigeneia Giannopoulou, Fergus M. Guppy, Chiara Fossati , Dina C. Janse Van Rensburg, Demitri Constantinou and Fabio Pigozzi contributed to the manuscript final draft. All authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript. History.—Manuscript accepted: July 23, 2021. - Manuscript received: July 17, 2021.
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