Does this negative ion bracelet really help athlete performance?
What does the hologram wristband really do?
I see so many people wearing these bracelets and many patients ask about them too. Do these really work?
What does the research say about these negative ion hologram bracelets?
I really didn’t need research to come out to answer this question, but finally it has! Recently Sells et al. in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning in a randomized control trial looked at the effects of a negative ion hologram bracelet on aerobic performance. They concluded:
This was the only study that I could find on a Pubmed search. Here is another blog post that debunks the myth of these bracelets and the test – retest your balance example.