Soreness: What is it?

21 October 2017

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Muscle soreness is a common sports injury: Virtually everyone knows this muscle pain particularly strong incriminating sports or other physical activities occur mostly after unaccustomed or.

Typically occurs soreness never directly after exercise on, but at the earliest a few hours after the causative strain.

This feature uses the English name for the muscle injury - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) - on (engl. = Delayed late, delayed). The German name aching is probably a not entirely serious Eindeutschung the term catarrh.

Soreness makes the following symptoms noticeable:

After one to three days of muscle pain reached its maximum intensity and then leaves slowly. A few days later, the soreness is usually gone.

So soreness keeps than one week and heals itself out, without permanent damage to leave. If the muscle pain subsided, the causal movement can trigger a new sore muscles over a period of several weeks.


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