Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy after eccentric exercise in healthy older individuals.

@article{Baldwin2001NonsteroidalAT,
  title={Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory therapy after eccentric exercise in healthy older individuals.},
  author={A C Baldwin and Saskia Stevenson and Gary A. Dudley},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={M510-3}
}
BACKGROUND Aging is associated with greater susceptibility to muscle injury and soreness after exercise. Although elderly persons regularly consume nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), it is not clear that NSAIDs alleviate muscle dysfunction and/or inflammation following injurious exercise. METHODS In this double-blind crossover study, 10 men and 5 women (aged 60 +/- 2 years, mean +/- SE) consumed naproxen sodium or placebo for 10 days after performing 64 unilateral eccentric (ECC… CONTINUE READING

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