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1. Effects of resistance exercise combined with moderate vascular occlusion on muscular function in humans.pdf
2. Rapid increase in plasma growth hormone after low-intensity resistance exercise with vascular occlusion.pdf
3. Repetitive_restriction_of_muscle_blood_flow_enhances_mTOR_signaling_pathways_in_a_rat_model.pdf
4. Cross-Transfer Effects of Resistance Training with Blood Flow Restriction.pdf
5. Muscle activation during low-intensity muscle contractions with varying levels of external limb compression.pdf
6. Effects of KAATSU Training on proliferation and differentiation of goat bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells
7. Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell video.mp4
8. Effects of resistance exercise combined with vascular occlusion on muscle function in athletes.pdf
9. Skeletal muscle size and circulating IGF-1 are increased after two weeks of twice daily KAATSU resistance training.pdf
10. Hemodynamic and neurohumoral responses to the restriction of femoral blood flow by KAATSU in healthy subjects.pdf
11. Hemodynamic and hormonal responses to a short-term low-intensity resistance exercise with the reduction of muscle blood flow.pdf
12. Muscle fiber cross-sectional area is increased after two weeks of twice daily KAATSU-resistance training.pdf
13. Modified Kaatsu Training - Adaptations and Subject Perceptions.pdf
14. Combined effects of low-intensity blood flow restriction training and high-intensity resistance training on muscle strength and size.pdf
15. Electromyographic responses of arm and chest muscle during bench press exercise with and without KAATSU.pdf
16. Roles played by protein metabolism and myogenic progenitor cells in exercise-induced muscle hypertrophy and their relation to resistance training regimens.pdf
17. Blood flow restriction during low-intensity resistance exercise increases S6K1 phosphorylation and muscle protein synthesis.pdf
18. Thigh muscle size and vascular function after blood flow-restricted elastic band training in older women.pdf
19. Cardiovascular and metabolic responses to walking with and without leg blood flow restriction.pdf
20. Endocrine responses to upper- and lower-limb resistance exercises with blood flow restriction.pdf
21. Effects of low-intensity resistance exercise with slow movement and tonic force generation on muscular function in young men.pdf
22. Effects of low-intensity resistance exercise with blood flow resistance on coagulation system in healthy subjects.pdf
23. Effects of low-intensity KAATSU resistance training on skeletal muscle size_strength and endurance capacity in patients with ischemic heart disease.pdf
24. Effects of Low-Intensity Walk Training With Restricted Leg Blood Flow on Muscle Strength and Aerobic Capacity in Older Adults.pdf
25. The effects of low-intensity resistance training with vascular restriction on leg muscle strength in older men.pdf
26. Effects_of_walking_with_blood_flow_restriction_on_limb_venous_compliance_in_elderly_subjects.pdf
27. Hemodynamic responses simulated weightlessness of 24-h head-down bed rest and KAATSU blood flow restriction.pdf
28. TestingMechanicalCountermeasures.pdf
29. Resistance exercise combined with KAATSU during simulated weightlessness.pdf
30. Muscle size and strength are increased following walk training with restricted venous blood flow from the leg muscle, Kaatsu-walk training.pdf
31. Kaatsu Training- Application to Metabolic Syndrome.pdf
32. Muscle activation during low-intensity muscle contractions with restricted blood flow-2.pdf
33. Effects of low-intensity bench press training with restricted arm muscle blood flow on chest muscle hypertrophy- a pilot study.pdf
34. The effects of different initial restrictive pressures used to reduce blood flow and thigh composition on tissue oxygenation of the quadriceps.pdf
35. Effects of low-intensity, elastic band resistance exercise combined with blood flow restriction on muscle activation.pdf
36. Effects of Low-Load, Elastic Band Resistance Training Combined With Blood Flow Restriction on Muscle Size and Arterial Stiffness in Older Adults.pdf
37. Skeletal muscle size and strength are increased following walk training with restricted leg muscle blood flow, implications for training duration and frequency.pdf
38. The Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Training on VO2max and 1.5 Mile Run Performance (Air Force).pdf
39. Neuromuscular fatigue following low-intensity dynamic exercise with externally applied vascular restriction.pdf
40. Effects of KAATSU Training on Human Mitochondria-related Factors and Comprehensive Effects on Cardiovascular System.pdf
41. Effect_of_very_low-intensity_resistance_training_with_slow_movement_on_muscle_size_and_strength_in_healthy_older_adults.pdf
42. Effects of 42 weeks walk training with blood flow restriction on muscle size and strength in the elderly.pdf
43. Effects of short term low intensity resistance training with blood flow restriction on bone markers and muscle cross-sectional area in young men.pdf
44. Hemodynamic and hormonal responses to a short-term low-intensity resistance exercise with the reduction of muscle blood flow.pdf
45. Increased muscle colume and strength following six days of low-intensity resistance training with restricted muscle blood flow.pdf
46. Effect of knee extension exercise with KAATSU on forehead cutaneous blood flow in healthy young and middle-aged women.pdf
47. Effects of KAATSU on muscular function during isometric exercise.pdf
48. Eight days KAATSU-resistance training improved sprint but not jump performance in collegiate male track and field athletes.pdf
49. Effects of KAATSU training on haemostasis in healthy subjects.pdf
50. Effects of a single bout of low intensity KAATSU resistance training on markers of bone turnover in young men.pdf
51. Day-to-day change in muscle strength and MRI-measured skeletal muscle size during 7 days KAATSU resistance training- A case study.pdf
52. Muscle, tendon, and somatotropin responses to the restriction of muscle blood flow induced by KAATSU-walk training.pdf
53. Fatigue Characteristics during Maximal Concentric Leg Extension Exercise with Blood Flow Restriction.pdf
54. Acute growth hormone response to low-intensity KAATSU resistance exercise - Comparison betweeen arm and leg.pdf
56. Hemodynamic and autonomic nervous responses to the restriction of femoral blood flow by KAATSU.pdf
57. KAATSU-walk training increases serum bone-specific alkaline phosphatase in young men.pdf
58. The use of anthropometry for assessing muscle size.pdf
59. Haemostatic and inflammatory responses to blood flow-restricted exercise in patients with ischemic heart disease - a pilot study.pdf
60. Kaatsu Training- Application to Metabolic Syndrome.pdf
61. Applications of vascular occlusion diminish disuse atrophy of knee extensor muscles.pdf
62. Blood flow-restricted exercise in space.pdf
64. Overview of Neuromuscular Adaptations of Skeletal Muscle to KAATSU Training.pdf
65. KAATSU training as a new effective exercise therapy in a case of femoral medial condyle osteonecrosis.pdf
66. Three cases of disuse syndrome patients who improved by KAATSU training.pdf
67. KAATSU training in a case of patients with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL).pdf
68. Low-intensity kaatsu resistance exercises using an elastic band enhance muscle activation in patients with cardiovascular diseases.pdf
69. Evaluation of fetal status during KAATSU training® in the third trimester of pregnancy.pdf
70. The effects of low-intensity KAATSU resistance exercise on intracellular neutrophil PTX3 and MPO.pdf
71. Effect of KAATSU training on a patient with benign fasciculation syndrome.pdf
72. Key considerations when conducting KAATSU training.pdf
73. A case of dementia presenting remarkable improvement in activities of daily living through KAATSU training.pdf
74. Effects of blood flow restriction on cerebral blood flow during a single arm-curl resistance exercise.pdf
75. Effects of short-term_ low-intensity resistance training with vascular restriction on arterial compliance in untrained young men.pdf
76. Skeletal muscle size and strength are increased following walk training with restricted leg muscle blood flow- implications for training duration and frequency.pdf
77. Increased muscle volume and strength following six days of low-intensity resistance training with restricted muscle blood flow.pdf
84. Effects of KAATSU on muscular function during isometric exercise.pdf
86. Enhancement of cardiac autonomic nervous system activity by blood flow restriction in the human leg.pdf
87. Can KAATSU be used for an orthostatic stress in astronauts.pdf
88. KAATSU resistance training decreased the sinus pause in a patient demonstrating sick sinus syndrome. A case report.pdf
89. What phenomena do occur in blood flow-restricted muscle.pdf
91. Muscle oxygenation and plasma growth hormone concentration during and after resistance exercise- Comparison between “KAATSU” and other types of regimen.pdf
96. KAATSU training® as a new exercise therapy for femoral head avascular necrosis- A case study.pdf
97. A pediatric case with an unstabilized neck treated with skeletal muscle electrical stimulation and KAATSU training.pdf
99. KAATSU Leads to Secretion of Vascular Endothelial Cell Growth Factor-2.pdf
100. Acute Effects of Resistance Exercise w- Continuous and Intermittent Blood Flow Restriction on Hemodynamic Measurements and Perceived Exertion

Presentations, Case Studies, and Articles

1. KAATSU_Training_Perspectives.pdf
2. Vascular_Muscular_and_Autonomic_Changes_in_Response_to_KAATSU.pdf
3. 2015_KAATSU_International_Symposium_Presentations.pdf
4. KAATSU_Magazine_Volume_1_Issue_1a.pdf
5. KAATSU_User_Manual.pdf
6. KAATSU_Interview_on_Super_Human_Radio.pdf
7. KAATSU_Rehabilitation_of_an_Olympic_Silver_Medalist.pdf
8. What_Is_KAATSU__3_Case_Studies_(at_Elite_Sports_Performance_Expo_-_London_2015).pdf
9. Use_and_Safety_of_KAATSU_-_Results_of_a_National_Survey_in_Japan.pdf
10. The_history_and_future_of_KAATSU_Training.pdf
11. Olympic_Swim_Coach_Christopher_Morgan_at_the_2017_American_Swimming_Coaches_Association_on_KAATSU_Aqua.pptx
12. Skeletal_Muscle_Hypertrophy_Induced_by_Novel_KAATSU_Rehabilitation_and_Prevention_of_Sarcopenia.pdf
13. Comeback_of_Roy_Burch.pdf
14. Effects_of_Blood_Flow_Restriction_via_KAATSU_Aqua_on_Speed_and_Endurance_in_Young_Water_Polo_Players.pdf
15. James_Stray-Gundersen_M.D._at_the_2014_International_KAATSU_Symposium_on_18_October_2014.mp4
16. Wonder_Mechanism_of_KAATSU.pdf
17. KAATSU-_Blood_Flow_Moderation_(Josh_Saunders_in_FC_Business_Magazine).pdf
18. Dr._Sato_Presentations_of_KAATSU_in_China_and_Russia.pdf
19. KAATSU_Overview_for_Strength_Matters_Summit.pptx
20. Dr._Sato_on_KAATSU_Immediate_effects.mp4
21. Todd_Lodwich_Olympic_Silver_Medalist_and_US_Flagbearer.mp4
22. Mikaela_Shiffrin_Olympic_Gold_Medalist.mov
23. Ted_Ligety_Two-time_Olympic_Gold_Medalist.mov
24. US_Olympic_Nordic_Skiers_-_Fletcher_Bros.mov
25. 3_Case_Studies_with_KAATSU_for_Boston_Red_Sox.pdf
26. Chris_Morgan_Former_Olympic_Swim_Coach_Boston_MA.mp4
27. KAATSU_Aqua_for_Competitive_Swimmers.mp4
28. FC_Business_Magazine.pdf
29. What_is_KAATSU.mp4
30. JAXA_Countermeasure_Technology_RandD.pdf
30. US_Olympic_Skier_Doing_Kaatsu_Legs.mov
31. KAATSU_Aqua_for_2014_World_Clinic_v.4_2.pdf
32. KAATSU_Aqua_with_Water_Polo_Team_Report.pdf
33. NASA_Testing_Mechnical_Countermeasures_to_Cephalad_Fluid_Shifts.pdf
34. North_Shore_(Oahu)_lifeguards_and_KAATSU.mov
35. KAATSU_testing_on_Sheep_in_China.m4v
36. Aioi_Nissay_Dowa_Insurance_Co._Ltd._Record_of_Insurance_Payouts_since_2004_to_present_2.pdf
37. KAATSU_Safety_Considerations.pdf
38. KAATSU_Magazine_Volume_1_Issue_2.pdf
39. KAATSU_Magazine_Volume_1_Issue_1b.pdf
40. Stem_Cell.mp4
41. KAATSU Magazine Volume 01 Issue 04 KAATSU Aqua
42. Equine_Athlete_-_Muscle,_tendon,_and_somatotropin_responses_to_the_restriction_of_muscle_blood_flow_induced_by_KAATSU-walk_training.pdf
43. KAATSU_Brochure.pdf
44. Dr_Sato_International_Society_Symposium_Presentation_2015.pdf
45. KAATSU Impact in Japanese
46. What_Is_KAATSU_Training.pdf
47. KAATSU_Effects.pdf
48. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Introduction).mp4
49. KAATSU_fast_twitch_and_slow_twitch_muscles.pdf
51. 2015_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_1_of_7).mp4
52. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_2_of_7).mp4
53. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_3_of_7).mp4
54. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_4_of_7).mp4
55. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_5_of_7).mp4
56. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_6_of_7).mp4
57. 2014_KAATSU_Conference_Dr._James_Stray-Gundersen_(Part_7_of_7).mp4
59. KAATSU_Leads_to_Secretion_of_Vascular_Endothelial_Cell_Growth_Factor.pdf
60. KAATSU_Corporate_Wellness_Overview.pdf
61. KAATSU_Distance_Running.pdf
62. KAATSU_by_Recovery_Pump.pdf
64. KAATSU_Intellectual_Property_(2015).pdf
65. KAATSU_Master_2.0_brochure.pdf
66. KAATSU_Master_2.0_Sell_Sheet.pdf
67. KAATSU_OnDemand_Overview.pdf
68. KAATSU_Core.pdf
69. KAATSU_Sell_Sheets.pdf
70. KAATSU_Sell_Sheets_2.pdf
71. KAATSU_Upper_Body_Standard_Exercises.pdf
72. Low-load_Ischemic_Exercise-Induced_Rhabdomyolysis.jpg
73. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-01.pdf
74. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-02.pdf
75. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-03.pdf
76. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-04.pdf
77. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-05.pdf
78. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-06.pdf
79. KAATSU-Magazine-Volume-01-Issue-07.pdf

Selected United States Issued Patents

1. United States Patent - US 9775619 B2: Compression and decompression control system and vascular strengthening method
2. United States Patent - 8021283 B2 Pressure muscle strength increasing apparatus, control device, and method being carried out by control device
3. United States Patent - US7455630 B2 Muscle Development Device
4. United States Patent - 7413527 B2 Muscle strength increasing tool
5. United States Patent - 8182403 B2 Pressurized-training apparatus and control method for the same
6. United States Patent - 8328693 B2 Compression training apparatus, compression training system and method of control
7. United States Patent - 6,149,618 - Tightening Tool for Muscle Training and Muscle Training Method Using Same
8. United States Trademark - 77/927,806
9. United States Trademark - 77/927,866

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