The exact mechanisms by which eccentric exercise
exerts its beneficial effects are incompletely understood.
It appears from this study that the next course of action would be to investigate further the combination of eccentric exercise
and SWT in the treatment of recalcitrant Achilles tendinopathy, as the small number that chose this regime responded very well.
Blood CK levels were measured at baseline and 60 h after the eccentric exercise
. Approximately 5 mL blood was collected by vein puncture from an antecubital vein into serum tubes.
Do dominant and non-dominant arms respond similarly to maximal eccentric exercise
of the elbow flexors?
Strength recovery from repetitive eccentric exercise
is also lengthened.
However, considering that eccentric exercise
is sometimes associated with adverse effects (e.g.
Cermac and collaborators (2013) ran 300 knee-extension machine Eccentric contractions on their subjects and the results showed a statistically significant increase in the number of satellite cells after the effectuation of the mentioned Eccentric exercise
; which is consistent with the results of the present study.
They had conducted a study to examine the effect of curcumin in 17 men on muscle soreness and strength following intensive eccentric exercise
. They had taken oral curcumin (2.5 grams, twice a day) 2 days before the induction of muscle soreness.
training in chronic mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review on different protocols.
A dietary supplement attenuates IL-6 and CRP after eccentric exercise
in untrained males.
Damage to the connective tissue of muscle fibers resulting from eccentric exercise
can lead to the accumulation of bradykinin, histamine, and prostaglandins, which attract monocytes and neutrophils to the injury site from small blood vessels.
However, astaxanthin failed to improve muscle soreness and muscle damage in resistance trained men following an acute bout of eccentric exercise
(coadministered with lutein) .
elevates the blood  and interstitial BK levels in skeletal muscle and tendon tissue .
Time-course of delayed onset muscle soreness evoked by three intensities of lumbar eccentric exercise
. Athl Train Sports Health Care.
Exercise that emphasizes on eccentric contractions (eccentric exercise
) of skeletal muscles has recently gained attention due to its benefits over conventional exercise involving concentric muscle contractions (concentric exercise).