Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

Last Updated: August 16 2022

DOMS is muscle soreness that develops 12-24 hours after exercise and may be the worst between 24-72 hours after exercise. DOMS is thought to be caused by small microtears in the muscle that occur during exercise, particularly muscle-lengthening (eccentric) exercise.

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) falls under theMuscle Gain & Exercisecategory.

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