Damage to skeletal muscle from eccentric exercise.

  title={Damage to skeletal muscle from eccentric exercise.},
  author={Uwe Proske and Trevor J. Allen},
  journal={Exercise and sport sciences reviews},
  volume={33 2},
Evidence is provided for a mechanical event as the first step in the process leading to muscle damage after a series of eccentric contractions. Aspects discussed include the decline in active tension, increase in passive tension, shift in length-tension relation, soreness, swelling, and disturbed proprioception. 
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