Chapter 5. Clinical Myology in Sports Medicine

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Wayne E. Derman MBChB, PhD1,
  2. Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD2,
  3. Dale E. Rae PhD2,
  4. Yumna Albertus-Kajee Bsc(Med)2 and
  5. Michael I. Lambert PhD2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch5

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

Derman, W. E., Schwellnus, M. P., Rae, D. E., Albertus-Kajee, Y. and Lambert, M. I. (2008) Clinical Myology in Sports Medicine, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch5

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. 1

    UTC/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  2. 2

    UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635

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Keywords:

  • skeletal muscle physiology with relevance to muscle damage and repair;
  • delayed onset muscle soreness;
  • electromyogram (EMG) activity;
  • exercise-associated muscle cramping;
  • etiology of chronic exercise-associated fatigue and underperformance;
  • metabolic myopathies;
  • exertional rhabdomyolysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Skeletal muscle physiology with relevance to muscle damage and repair

  • Delayed onset muscle soreness

  • Exercise-associated muscle cramping

  • Etiology of chronic exercise-associated fatigue and underperformance

  • Metabolic myopathies

  • Exertional rhabdomyolysis

  • Clinical investigation of the athlete with muscle symptomatology

  • References