Figures 5-1 and 5-2 Thibodeau, GA: Anatomy & physiology, ed 6, St Louis, 2006, Mosby. Figure 5-3 Adapted from Evans WJ and Cannon JG: The metabolic effects of exercise induced muscle damage, Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews 19(1):99-125, 1991. Figure 5-4 Adapted from Armstrong LE and VanHeest JL: The unknown mechanism of the overtraining syndrome, Sports Medicine 32:185-209, 2002.
Table 5-2 From Wilmore JH, Costill DI, Kenney WL: Physiology of sports and exercise, Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2008, p 41.
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