Compression Clothing

Compression Clothing: Not The Magic Bullet For Performance
March 30, 2015
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/03/30/392378800/compression-clothing-not-the-magic-bullet-for-performance

… “we found nothing,” Stickford says. No difference.

Here’s where it gets interesting. Two men who did show improvements while wearing the compression sleeves were the ones who believed the garments aided in training, racing and recovery.

“The placebo effect is a real effect. It affects performance,” Stickford says. “So if you think these garments work, there’s not really any harm in trying them out.”