Muscle cramps have long been attributed to dehydration, leading many athletes to supplement their diets with large quantities of fluid and electrolytes. However, decades of research have revealed the true etiology to be more complex with more than one plausible explanation.
Muscle-Cramps: Football’s Year-Round Battle
Despite their common frequency of occurrence, most football players do not properly understand what a muscle cramp is. This article examines the different types of cramps, causes of cramping and good methods for keeping cramps in check.