About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 218970, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/218970
Research Article

Repeated Bout Effect Was More Expressed in Young Adult Males Than in Elderly Males and Boys

1Department of Applied Biology and Physiotherapy, Research Centre for Fundamental and Clinical Movement Sciences, Lithuanian Sports University, Sporto 6, 4422 Kaunas, Lithuania
2Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075, USA

Received 3 September 2012; Revised 12 November 2012; Accepted 10 December 2012

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Spinella

Copyright © 2013 Giedrius Gorianovas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. P. M. Clarkson and M. J. Hubal, “Exercise-induced muscle damage in humans,” American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 81, no. 11, Supplement, pp. S52–S69, 2002.
  2. C. Byrne, C. Twist, and R. Eston, “Neuromuscular function after exercise-induced muscle damage. Theoretical and Applied Implications,” Sports Medicine, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 49–69, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. T. C. Chen, K. Nosaka, and P. Sacco, “Intensity of eccentric exercise, shift of optimum angle, and the magnitude of repeated-bout effect,” Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 102, no. 3, pp. 992–999, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Skurvydas, M. Brazaitis, S. Kamandulis, and S. Sipaviciene, “Peripheral and central fatigue after muscle-damaging exercise is muscle length dependent and inversely related,” Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 655–660, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Skurvydas, M. Brazaitis, and S. Kamandulis, “Repeated bout effect is not correlated with intraindividual variability during muscle-damaging exercise,” Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 1004–1009, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Skurvydas, M. Brazaitis, T. Venckunas, and S. Kamandulis, “Predictive value of strength loss as an indicator of muscle damage across multiple drop jumps,” Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 353–360, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. Kamandulis, A. Skurvydas, M. Brazaitis, L. Škikas, and J. Duchateau, “The repeated bout effect of eccentric exercise is not associated with changes in voluntary activation,” European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 108, no. 6, pp. 1065–1074, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. L. M. Webber, W. C. Byrnes, T. W. Rowland, and V. L. Foster, “Serum creatine kinase activity and delayed onset muscle soreness in prepubescent children: a preliminary study,” Pediatric Exercise Science, vol. 1, pp. 351–359, 1989.
  9. J. M. C. Soares, P. Mota, J. A. Duarte, and H. J. Appell, “Children are less susceptible to exercise-induced muscle damage than adults: a preliminary investigation,” Pediatric Exercise Science, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 361–367, 1996. View at Scopus
  10. J. A. Duarte, J. F. Magalhaes, L. Monteiro, A. Almeida-Dias, J. M. Soares, and H. J. Appeal, “Exercise-induced signs of muscle overuse in children,” International Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 103–108, 1999.
  11. V. Marginson, A. V. Rowlands, N. P. Gleeson, and R. G. Eston, “Comparison of the symptoms of exercise-induced muscle damage after an initial and repeated bout of plyometric exercise in men and boys,” Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 99, no. 3, pp. 1174–1181, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. A. P. Lavender and K. Nosaka, “Responses of old men to repeated bouts of eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors in comparison with young men,” European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 97, no. 5, pp. 619–626, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. J. Fell and A. D. Williams, “The effect of aging on skeletal-muscle recovery from exercise: possible implications for aging athletes,” Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 97–115, 2008. View at Scopus
  14. J. Lexell, M. Sjostrom, A. S. Nordlund, and C. C. Taylor, “Growth and development of human muscle: a quantitative morphological study of whole vastus lateralis from childhood to adult age,” Muscle and Nerve, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 404–409, 1992. View at Scopus
  15. A. D. Kriketos, L. A. Baur, and J. O'Connor, “Muscle fibre type composition in infant and adult populations and relationships with obesity,” International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 796–801, 1997.
  16. F. Brunner, A. Schmid, A. Sheikhzadeh, M. Nordin, J. Yoon, and V. Frankel, “Effects of aging on type II muscle fibers: a systematic review of the literature,” Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 336–348, 2007. View at Scopus
  17. C. Bosco, P. V. Komi, and J. Tihanyi, “Mechanical power test and fiber composition of human leg extensor muscles,” European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 129–135, 1983. View at Scopus
  18. A. Skurvydas, V. Dudoniene, A. Kalvénas, and A. Zuoza, “Skeletal muscle fatigue in long-distance runners, sprinters and untrained men after repeated drop jumps performed at maximal intensity,” Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 34–39, 2002. View at Scopus
  19. S. Kamandulis, A. Skurvydas, N. Masiulis, G. Mamkus, and H. Westerblad, “The decrease in electrically evoked force production is delayed by a previous bout of stretch-shortening cycle exercise,” Acta Physiologica, vol. 198, no. 1, pp. 91–98, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. V. Martin, G. Y. Millet, A. Martin, G. Deley, and G. Lattier, “Assessment of low-frequency fatigue with two methods of electrical stimulation,” Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 97, no. 5, pp. 1923–1929, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. S. C. Gandevia, “Spinal and supraspinal factors in human muscle fatigue,” Physiological Reviews, vol. 81, no. 4, pp. 1725–1789, 2001.
  22. G. L. Warren, D. A. Lowe, and R. B. Armstrong, “Measurement tools used in the study of eccentric contraction-induced injury,” Sports Medicine, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 43–59, 1999.
  23. D. G. Allen, “Eccentric muscle damage: mechanisms of early reduction of force,” Acta Physiologica Scandanavica, vol. 171, pp. 311–319, 2001.
  24. U. Proske and D. L. Morgan, “Muscle damage from eccentric exercise: mechanism, mechanical signs, adaptation and clinical applications,” Journal of Physiology, vol. 537, no. 2, pp. 333–345, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. O. Prasartwuth, T. J. Allen, J. E. Butler, S. C. Gandevia, and J. L. Taylor, “Length-dependent changes in voluntary activation, maximum voluntary torque and twitch responses after eccentric damage in humans,” Journal of Physiology, vol. 571, no. 1, pp. 243–252, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. H. Westerblad and D. G. Allen, “Recent advances in the understanding of skeletal muscle fatigue,” Current Opinion in Rheumatology, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 648–652, 2002.
  27. J. Friden, J. Seger, and B. Ekblom, “Sublethal muscle fibre injuries after high-tension anaerobic exercise,” European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 360–368, 1988. View at Scopus
  28. P. C. D. Macpherson, M. A. Schork, and J. A. Faulkner, “Contraction-induced injury to single fiber segments from fast and slow muscles of rats by single stretches,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 271, no. 5, pp. C1438–C1446, 1996. View at Scopus
  29. M. A. Babcock, D. F. Pegelow, B. D. Johnson, and J. A. Dempsey, “Aerobic fitness effects on exercise-induced low-frequency diaphragm fatigue,” Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 81, no. 5, pp. 2156–2164, 1996.
  30. T. J. Patel, D. Cuizon, O. Mathieu-Costello, J. Fridén, and R. L. Lieber, “Increased oxidative capacity does not protect skeletal muscle fibers from eccentric contraction-induced injury,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 274, no. 5, pp. R1300–R1308, 1998. View at Scopus
  31. A. Y. Belanger and A. J. McComas, “Contractile properties of human skeletal muscle in childhood and adolescence,” European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology, vol. 58, no. 6, pp. 563–567, 1989. View at Scopus
  32. R. K. Powers and M. D. Binder, “Effects of low-frequency stimulation on the tension-frequency relations of fast-twitch motor units in the cat,” Journal of Neurophysiology, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 905–918, 1991. View at Scopus
  33. E. R. Chin, C. D. Balnave, and D. G. Allen, “Role of intracellular calcium and metabolites in low-frequency fatigue of mouse skeletal muscle,” American Journal of Physiology, vol. 272, no. 2, Part 1, pp. C550–C559, 1997.
  34. J. G. Yu, L. Carlsson, and L. E. Thornell, “Evidence for myofibril remodeling as opposed to myofibril damage in human muscles with DOMS: an ultrastructural and immunoelectron microscopic study,” Histochemistry and Cell Biology, vol. 121, no. 3, pp. 219–227, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. T. K. Lapier, H. W. Burton, R. Almon, and F. Cerny, “Alterations in intramuscular connective tissue after limb casting affect contraction-induced muscle injury,” Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 78, no. 3, pp. 1065–1069, 1995. View at Scopus
  36. T. M. Lehti, R. Kalliokoski, and J. Komulainen, “Repeated bout effect on the cytoskeletal proteins titin, desmin, and dystrophin in rat skeletal muscle,” Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 39–47, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus