Markers of muscle damage and performance recovery after exercise in the heat.

@article{Nybo2013MarkersOM,
  title={Markers of muscle damage and performance recovery after exercise in the heat.},
  author={Lars Nybo and Olivier Ren{\'e} Girard and Magni Mohr and Wade L. Knez and Sven Christian Voss and S{\'e}bastien Racinais},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={860-8}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to determine whether competitive intermittent exercise in the heat affects recovery, aggravates markers of muscle fiber damage, and delays the recovery of performance and muscle glycogen stores. METHODS Plasma creatine kinase, serum myoglobin, muscle glycogen, and performance parameters (sprint, endurance, and neuromuscular testing) were evaluated in 17 semiprofessional soccer players before, immediately after, and during 48 h of recovery from a match played in 43°C… CONTINUE READING