A freshman studying medicine at an Ivy League College is a part of his class crew team and exercises regularly. After a particularly strenuous exercise session, he experiences severe cramps in his thighs and pain in his biceps.
Explain the chemical process that occurred in his muscle cells to cause this discomfort.
Explain the chemical reactions that have possibly taken place in his body after the exercise.
Discuss possible treatments for the freshman and how the treatment works chemically.