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. 2017 Oct 6;49(10):e384.
doi: 10.1038/emm.2017.194.

Muscle Fatigue: General Understanding and Treatment

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Muscle Fatigue: General Understanding and Treatment

Jing-Jing Wan et al. Exp Mol Med. .
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Abstract

Muscle fatigue is a common complaint in clinical practice. In humans, muscle fatigue can be defined as exercise-induced decrease in the ability to produce force. Here, to provide a general understanding and describe potential therapies for muscle fatigue, we summarize studies on muscle fatigue, including topics such as the sequence of events observed during force production, in vivo fatigue-site evaluation techniques, diagnostic markers and non-specific but effective treatments.

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The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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