Muscle Damage

Last Updated: July 22 2021

Muscle damage refers to the breaking of muscle tissue during exercise, and is estimated by measuring some biomarkers in the blood released by damaged muscle (such as creatine kinase). Reducing muscle damage may alleviate soreness from exercise.

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