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Table 1 Criteria for the classification of biomarkers of muscle fatigue

From: Biomarkers of peripheral muscle fatigue during exercise

Criterion Mode of exercise
Type of exercise Aerobic/anaerobic
Type of contraction Incremental/constant
  Isometric/non-isometric
  Isokinetic/non-isokinetic
  Dynamic/static
  Concentric/eccentric
Investigated compartment Fluids (serum, saliva, urine), cells (blood, muscle)
Type of individual Human being, animal
Delay of production Early production/delayed production
Metabolic state Anabolic/catabolic
Biochemical reaction Acidosis, immunologic, oxidative, hormonal