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The residents of Çatalhöyük appear to have copied the cramped passages of natural caves.
This punctures the idea that cramps are a punishment for bad pacing.
Instead, a rival theory blaming cramps on “altered neuromuscular control” first proposed in the 1990s by Martin Schwellnus, a sports physician at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, has been gaining support.
Any discussion of muscle cramps needs to start by revisiting retired baseball infielder Munenori Kawasaki’s detailed explanation of how he avoided a repeat of the cramp that had hobbled him the previous day.
Schwellnus himself warned that muscle cramps are a complex phenomenon with many different contributing factors, so we shouldn’t expect a simple solution.
What we’re left with is a search for factors we can control that might influence cramp risk.
Madame Ratignolle begged Robert to accompany her to the house; she complained of cramp in her limbs and stiffness of the joints.
Jack nodded with a strange, twisted little smile, as if he were suffering from cramp in the legs.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
“Ah, my dear, you careless young people make jokes of things that would fret us old ones to fiddle-strings,” reproved Mrs. Cramp.
The darkness and chill began to tell upon me, and an agonising cramp contracted my legs.

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