Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

  title={Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness},
  author={K. Cheung and P. Hume and L. Maxwell},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  • K. Cheung, P. Hume, L. Maxwell
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • AbstractDelayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a familiar experience for the elite or novice athlete. Symptoms can range from muscle tenderness to severe debilitating pain. The mechanisms, treatment strategies, and impact on athletic performance remain uncertain, despite the high incidence of DOMS. DOMS is most prevalent at the beginning of the sporting season when athletes are returning to training following a period of reduced activity. DOMS is also common when athletes are first introduced… CONTINUE READING
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