Comparison of Blood Flow Restriction Training Versus Traditional Strengthening on Handgrip Strength and Forearm Girth in Young Adults.


  • Uttamchandani Sakshi Intern, Dr.Ulhas Patil College of Physiotherapy, Jalgaon
  • Neve Chaitali Assistant Professor, Dr.Ulhas Patil College of Physiotherapy, Jalgaon



BFRT, KAATSU training, atrophy, elastic blood flow restriction bands, conventional therapy



Background: Blood flow restriction, a form of low intensity resistance exercise that when applied on body it demonstrates physiological changes that give positive outcomes like  increased muscle growth,  oxygen delivery and utilization of  maximal oxygen. The purpose of this study was to examine effects of 4-week Blood flow restriction training protocol on forearm girth  on grip strength in young adults.

Methods: A comparative study was carried out in 80 normal individuals ( divided in two groups) after examining inclusion and exclusion criteria with pre assessment of forearm girth  and grip strength of both right and left hand.

Results: Blood flow restriction training group has shown more significant results than traditional training group.

Conclusion: This study concludes that both the groups were effective post intervention. But BFRT has shown more significant results as compared to traditional training on handgrip strength and forearm girth.



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How to Cite

Sakshi , U., & Chaitali, N. (2024). Comparison of Blood Flow Restriction Training Versus Traditional Strengthening on Handgrip Strength and Forearm Girth in Young Adults. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 6(1), 7–12.



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