Dertermining the Factors of Muscle Fatigue and How They Contribute to It

794 Words Feb 4th, 2018 3 Pages
When it comes to exercising a major component in the field of athletics is fatigue; covering every aspect that starts with a signal from the brain that travels to the muscles to produce the power output and travels back, ending back in the brain. Muscle fatigue is commonly linked to all exercises that range from prolonged low intensity to high intensity; fatigue can be witnessed in all activities ranging from football, swimming, distance runs, short burst sprints and even dancing but the origins of it remains unclear. Although elite athletes and performers do not fatigue at the same level of someone who trains at a moderate or novice level, it does not mean they do not fatigue. Training to build muscular strength and endurance etc. can prolong the effect experiencing fatigue, but the regardless of the level someone trains on, their muscles will eventually fatigue. The topic of skeletal muscle fatigue while exercising has been one of the highest interests in the exercise physiology field. This is due to the fact that fatigue puts a limit on athletic performance. There are many different aspects of fatigue. Therefore, many studies have been put into play in order to solve where muscle fatigue begins, and if there is more than one way that it can set in. Muscle fatigue is explained in different ways according to different scientists (exercise physiologists…
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