Why do muscle cramps occur frequently in athletes and sports person?

A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that occurs suddenly and mostly in the legs (hamstring and calf muscles). These spasms may last from a from a few seconds to several minutes. Any person of any age can get these muscle cramps, but the occurrences are high for athletes, sportspersons, and runners.

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This may be due to an exhausting physical activity which results in loss of sodium content and electrolytes from the body, which results in electrical misfiring.

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