Discover the Science


We are a performance and recovery-focused compression sportswear company whose products are backed by extensive research, testing and studies. The research we conduct in the initial garment development stages allows us to keep pushing the boundaries of compression technology. We continue to refine and push new developments and are committed to keeping you up to date with the latest technologies and benefits of SKINS compression garments. 

The amount of research published on the functional parameters of SKINS is unrivalled within the sports compression wear industry. While other brands like to use our research to make general statements on the benefits of compression; we conduct our own in-depth research on our garments. We do this to ensure that the claims on the tin are what you will receive. No marketing hype, just a commitment to being true to the science. 

  • Mr Dayne Walker, Researcher – School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Melinda Wosik, Clinical Trials Coordinator – Western Sydney Area Health
  • Melissa Hagan, Clinical Researcher – MPRO
  • Dr John Jakeman, Teaching Fellow; Strength and Conditioning – University of Abertay, Dundee
  • Chris McManus, Human Performance Unit Manager, The University of Essex, United Kingdom

With numerous studies conducted by some of the world’s best and brightest, it’s hard, to sum up, what SKINS compression has to offer but we’ve given it the old college try.

  • Increases venous return
  • Reduces exercise-induced muscle damage (EIMD)
  • Accelerates recovery processes
  • Removes lactic acid faster
  • Increases strength and power
  • Improves endurance
  • Increases muscle oxygenation
  • Improves body temperature control
  • Reduces in-flight ankle oedema

Basically, SKINS compression gives you the benefit of a better performance without the pain.

If you’re like us and want to understand the nitty-gritty of the science behind SKINS, check out the studies below. If you’d like to stay informed of the latest research and studies, sign up for our newsletter.

SKINS Increase Endurance Performance  

SKINS Running Economy 

SKINS Help to Increase Power  

SKINS Help to Reduce the Risk of Injury and Speed up the Recovery Process 

SKINS Help to Improve Subsequent Performance in Strength, Power and Endurance Activities

SKINS Facilitate Faster Recovery After a Long-haul Flight  

SKINS Thermoregulation