delayed onset of muscle soreness

delayed onset of muscle soreness

Muscle soreness that occurs 24–48 hours after exercise, especially after eccentric exercise.
 
Aetiology
Uncertain; DOMS is attributed to microscopic damage to muscle cell ultrastructure due to excessive mechanical force exerted by the muscle and connective tissues; risk is thought to be reduced by exercises that improve flexibility.
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Many different types of therapies have been used to reduce delayed onset of muscle soreness.
7,10,19) Studies that have co-related delayed onset of muscle soreness to these biological markers show a strong correlation between the time course and the intensity of the discomfort and the elevation of these biomarkers in the blood.
2002) Eccentric exercise effect on blood oxidative-stress markers and delayed onset of muscle soreness.

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