The Physiological and Perceptual Effects of Wrist Cooling During Exercise in a Thermal Environment

"This study is the first to investigate the effects of wrist cooling via a wearable wristband on physiological and perceptual variables while exercising in an uncompensable heat stress environment and during a recovery period.

Our results suggest that regardless of if the cooling wristband is worn during exercise, when worn during recovery it can lower rectal temperatures faster than passive rest. No physiological or perceptual benefits were seen when wearing the wristband during exercise. Possible applications for this would be half times of sporting events, breaks between competition, and immediately following exercise in the heat.

Uses in other populations exposed to high environmental heat conditions should be studied. However, consideration on utilizing the wrist band over other methods that provide greater rates of cooling, such as cold-water immersion, should be taken."

Link to full paper:

https://opencommons.uconn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2311&context=gs_theses

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CoolPup Bands is helping me to stay cool in the heat of the day, and keeping me comfortable and less stressed due to my breathing complications from my neuromuscular disease that is causing me to struggle with Laryngeal Paralysis. My mommy Liz also is not stressing when I have to go out to potty! A very special thanks to Luanne for your compassion and help in choosing the CoolPup Bands for me...they really work!

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I’m a 28 year old woman from Brisbane, Australia who suffers from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and practices ballet. The combination of Brisbane weather and serious heat intolerance means a hot day can be absolutely debilitating for me. I found the Oro sports vest because I was looking for something that wasn’t too bulky and would not embarrass me if I wore it in public or at ballet class. This product is really good, not only does it look great and is really well made structurally but the gel inserts keep me cool for hours, even without aircon.
If I had to find fault with the vest it would be that it is designed as unisex and does not take a woman’s chest into account. On me it does not cool my entire front uniformly as my chest distorts the shape. But this is just nitpicking, the vest still works great. The only cool vests available in Australia are made for construction workers so I was really excited to see something designed specifically for sport (the freedom of movement is great!)

Ultra Runner

"The Oro Sports Maximo Cool vest has been a great resource for me on my recovery runs in Savannah, GA. The vest keeps me cool while training directly on my skin below my HOKA ONE ONE training gear without chafing. Topical cooling is very important in long ultraraces. I would recommend using this vest for the hottest parts of the day in events like Western States 100 and Javelina Jundred."

Patrick Reagan
HOKA ONE ONE and GU Energy Labs Professional Ultrarunner

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