Genetics and Molecular Biology of Muscle Adaptation

Genetics and Molecular Biology of Muscle Adaptation

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It starts with the origin of life and ends with the mechanisms that make muscles adapt to different forms of training. In between, it considers how evidence has been obtained about the extent of genetic influence on human capacities, how muscles and their fibres are studied for general properties and individual differences, and how molecular biological techniques have been combined with physiological ones to produce the new discipline of molecular exercise physiology. This is the first book on such topics written specifically for modules in exercise and sport science at final year Hons BSc and taught MSc levels.Therefore, eating 10 steaks daily will not turn us into bodybuilders but rather make us obese, whereas resistance training plus a small amount of nutritional protein will stimulate muscle hypertrophy. How much protein do we need to eat if weanbsp;...

Title:Genetics and Molecular Biology of Muscle Adaptation
Author:Neil Spurway, Henning Wackerhage
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2006


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