How to Overcome Muscle Spasm during Sports Activities

Acep Ruswan


One of the problem which often happens when someone doing sports activity is injured. Injury at the time of exercising usually occurs in part of the muscles. one of an injury that often occurs in muscle body is muscle spasms often also called the cramps.The causes of muscle spasms during excercise usually happens because someone is lacking to do warming up or even not doing it first before doing sport activity.This article is aimed to give knowledge to the people about how to overcome muscle spasms before doing sport activity and at the time of doing it. Hopefully with this article, the readers could understand the causes of the occurance of muscles and aware of how to tackle of muscles spasms when they will do sport activity and to overcome muscles spasms at the time they are doing activity.The best solution to avoid muscles spasms during sport is by conducting the right warming up right before doing sport activity following with strecthing muscles. If someone had muscles spasms while doing sport, the first aid to do is to rest the muscular parts as soon as possible, then strecth muscles slowly opposite to the direction of muscle contraction which get spasms experienced and it has to be in line with the heart position due to to counteract the forces of land gravitation and the flow of blood to an artery become slow, the pain in the muscle spasms experienced will be reduced.

Keywords: Muscle spasms, sport activities, warming up & stretching


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