Pain Sensitivity and Exercise

The Influence of Baseline Sensitivity and Expectation on Exercise-induced Hypoalgesia in Young Healthy Adults

The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of baseline experimental pain sensitivity and expectation on the pain response following a single exercise session. Pain assessment will be done with different intensities of noxious stimuli. In addition, the expectation of how exercise impacts pain will be studied.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Submaximal isometric exercise

The exercise is a submaximal isometric contraction

Quantitative Sensory Testing, Physical Activity, and Body Composition in Adults