What are DOMS?

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Description

‘Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness’, or DOMS as they’re better known, describes the muscular pain, tenderness and stiffness experienced after high-intensity, eccentric (when the muscle is forcibly stretched when active) or unaccustomed exercise.

Period10 Feb 2015

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleWhat are DOMS? How can you recover from them? And the science behind cryotherapy
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe42
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryIreland
    Date10/02/15
    DescriptionTHAT DULL, ACHY feeling you get a day after a hard gym session, there’s a scientific word for that, you know? Actually, it’s four words.

    ‘Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness’, or DOMS as they’re better known, describes the muscular pain, tenderness and stiffness experienced after high-intensity, eccentric (when the muscle is forcibly stretched when active) or unaccustomed exercise.
    Producer/AuthorBrian Canty
    URLthe42.ie/1927397
    PersonsJoe Costello