Knapman Compression Guide Shorts

        Knapman Compression Shorts 45%

The 45% Compression Short is a revolutionary product, the amount of compression is nowere to be found on the market. Due this high compression the effect on injury prevention and recovery is unique.

Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts

#1 Compressionshorts for injuryprevention and recovery

The revolutionary Compression Shorts for Football with 45% Compression, is 2 to 3 times higher than known Compression Shorts. The 45% Compression Shorts are comparable to medical compression class II.

In case of injuries and complaints to the groin, hamstring, quadriceps, hip and back, you benefit greatly from the Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts.


Scientifically proven effect

New scientific studies show that the 45% Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts have proven to werk effectively with groin complaints


Patented Knapman compression technology

Knapman's patented compression technology includes built-in, targeted compression zones. These zones follow the anatomy of the body and provide a balanced body support.
The advanced production technology ensures an exceptionally high compression value, while optimal freedom of movement remains.

Used in all major football competitions

The Knapman Compression Shorts are worn by players in all major football leagues, including the 2018 World Championships, Premier League, Jupiler Pro League, Premier League, La Liga and MLS



The Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts 45%, with patented Knapman 'Zoned Compression' technology, has a positive effect on groin complaints.



  • Normal sport clothes
  • Zoned High Compression Shorts (Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts 45%)
  • Non-zoned low compression shorts


  1. Copenhagen Adduction Squeeze test (CS)
    With a handheld Dynanometer
  2. Sprinttest (Illinois Agility Test)
  3. Maximum Shooting Test (from 5m distance)
  4. Usage during Football Activities (training and matches)


  • Roald Otten, MSc
  • Sebastiaan Stam, MSc
  • Adam Weir, MBBS, PhD
  • Rob Langhout, PhD, MSc
  • Igor Tak, PhD, MScPTsports



The study showed positive effects on groin complaints when wearing the Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts, compared to wearing compression clothing with low compression and / or wearing normal sportswear.

The research team strongly recommends that you wear Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts for groin-related complaints.


Unique benefits before, during and after exercise. 


Prepare for the best performance by wearing Knapman. Avoid performance loss while traveling
prior to a football match or training.

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Boost your performances by wearing Knapman. Prevent injuries, boost the energy and
be unstoppable!

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Recover in no-time by wearing Knapman. Be ready for the next training or match in record time!

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          Knapman Compression Shorts 25%

Promotes muscle recovery after exercise, allowing you to experience a shorter recovery period. The 25% Compression Pants widely used by athletes when traveling, by wearing the pants you avoid heavy legs after sitting still for a long time.


The Knap'man Compression Shorts have a size index that is compatible
with the standard underwear sizes. In the case of extra broad upper led
muscles, then 1 size larger is recommended.

*This is applicable of both men and women.

Measurement instructions

Extend your leg downward without tightening your muscles.

1) Measure the circumference of your waist at the widest point.
2) Measure the circumference at the middle point of your upper leg.


What is the difference between Knapman and other brands?

The value of compression. Existing compression clothing available on the current market has a compression value of up to 20%. Our pants on the other hand, have a 25% and 45% compression, therefor more stability.

In which situations do you use Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts?

Compression clothing can be used in recovering muscle damage (hamstring/ adductors), but certainly as prevention against muscle injury. Prevention is better than cure.

When do I use 25% and when 45% Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts?

We have Short with 25% and 45% compression. During the sporting activity, we recommend the 45% compression, for recovery after sports activities and while traveling the 25%.

What are the effects of wearing Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts?

Less complaints, a more stable feeling, able to sport again after a long absence due muscle complaints and a safe feeling.

What effects can I expect when wearing Knapman Zoned Compression Shorts?

More stability. During movement, the muscles vibrate which costs energy and it gives micro-damage in the muscle fibers. With more stability, the muscles vibrate less which means less damage and less energy consumption.

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