These materials provide insight into the pathophysiology behind the safety, effectiveness, and applicability of the Game Ready System:
- Knight KL. Cryotherapy in sport injury management. 1995. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL.
- Wilkerson GB. Treatment of the inversion ankle sprain through synchronous application of focal compression and cold. Athletic Training. JNATA. 1991;26:220-236.
- Cameron MH. Physical agents in rehabilitation from research to practice. 1999. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA.
- Sabiston KB et al. The effects of intermittent compression and cold on reducing edema in postacute ankle sprains. Journal of Athletic Training. 1992;27(2):140.
- Grant KE. Seven steps to optimal healing. 2002.
In addition to the references above, Game Ready regularly cites these materials:
- Hubbard TJ, Denegar CR. Does cryotherapy improve outcomes with soft tissue injury? J Athl Train. 2004;39(3):278-279.
- Schaser K-D, Stover JF, Melcher I et al. Local cooling restores microcirculatory hemodynamics after closed soft-tissue trauma in rats. J Trauma. 2006;61(3):642-649.
- Dahl J, Li J, Bring DK-I, Renström P, Ackerman PW. Intermittent pneumatic compression enhances neurovascular ingrowth and tissue proliferation during connective tissue healing. A study in the rat. J Orthop Res. 2007;25:1185-1192.
- Johansson K, Lie E, Ekdahl C, Lindfeldt J. A randomized study comparing manual lymph drainage with sequential pneumatic compression for treatment of post operative arm lymphodema. Lymphology. 1998;31(2):56-64.
- McGeown JG, McHale NG, Thornbury KD. Effects of varying patterns of external compression on lymph flow in the hindlimb of the anaesthetized sheep. J Physiol. 1988;397:449-457.
- McGeown JG, McHale NG, Thornbury KD. The role of external compression and movement in lymph propulsion in the sheep hind limb. J Physiol. 1987;387:83-93.
- Capps/Mayberry. Cryotherapy and intermittent pneumatic compression for soft tissue trauma. January 2009....click here for pdf
- Womochel K, Trowbridge C, Keller D. Effect of continuous circulating water and cyclical compression on intramuscular temperature and cardiovascular strain. University of Texas at Arlington. June 18 2009.