June 27, 2013
Sleep Deprivation, Pacing Protect Runners’ Muscles In 200-Mile Long Mountain Race
Less muscle damage, fatigue in 200-mile Alpine race than in 100-mile race
Runners who complete one of the world's most challenging ultra-marathons experience less neuromuscular fatigue, muscle damage and inflammation compared to those who run distances half to one quarter as long, according to the results of research published June 26 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Jonas Saugy and colleagues from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
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