oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Delayed-onset-muscle-soreness
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Bioenergetics of Exercise Research Unit, Department of Physiology, UCT Medical School, Observatory|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||18 - 20|
|Keyword(s)||Calcium in sarcoplasm, Disruptions of myofibrils, Elevated plasma CK activity, Endothelial injury, Enzyme glycogen phosphorylase, Extra cellular oedema, Lactate dehydrogenase, Metabolite accumulation theory, Mitochondria and Serum prostaglandin|
Muscle soreness that occurs during intense exercise is most often caused by muscular compression of capillaries and hence an inadequate blood flow within the contracting muscle. The resulting accumulation of protons, phosphate ions and nucleotides arising from inadequate removal of the products of energy production, all stimulate pain receptors in the muscle.
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