Resting muscle recovery and growth technique theory

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Juha Starck

University of Sedona, Students; Seat Guard -Microbreaks

Date Written: October 2, 2016


The amount of blood flow in muscle tissue determines resting muscle recovery and growth (theory). In resting muscle most of the capillaries are closed (fact). This can be changed by massage locally or by contract the muscle with repetitions. This will open the cappillaries in the muscle. Blood contains naturally nutrients, hormones and growth factors.

Keywords: Muscle, Theory, Fitness, Recovery, Technique, Growth, Fast-Twitch, Slow-Twitch

JEL Classification: Y93

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Starck, Juha, Resting muscle recovery and growth technique theory (October 2, 2016). Available at SSRN: or

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University of Sedona, Students ( email )

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