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.