• Professional soccer players experienced persistent fatigue for weeks after COVID-19

    11 days ago - By Healio

    Results showed professional soccer players in Italy experienced general fatigue, muscle fatigue and reduced metabolic power for several weeks after COVID-19 infection.
    Using incremental step and spirometry testing, researchers analyzed COVID-19 symptoms, pulmonary function and metabolic power in 13 male professional soccer players for a duration of 6 months. According to the study, mean peak VO2 consumption among the athletes was 49.7 mL/kg/min before COVID-19 diagnosis, and COVID-19 positivity lasted an average of 15 days.
    According to the study, all athletes
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