Human muscles quickly lose strength and elasticity in the absence of physical activity. A striking example is the recovery of the limb after injury. Plastered hand long accustomed to perform routine work. A similar feeling experienced by the astronauts in zero gravity after landing. For this purpose on space stations set simulators.
With a sedentary lifestyle losing muscle mass, says Zee News. During the treatment of injuries to the men lost an average of 485 grams of the muscles, older people – about 250 grams. And the more muscle mass before the injury, the greater the loss.
In the period of rehabilitation volunteers 1.5 months after the day was riding a bike. It was not enough to recuperate. Needed intensive weight training. Due to the inactivity of muscle mass is lost rapidly, and recovery may take considerably longer.