Provides readers with a detailed understanding of the different facets of muscle physiology. Examines motoneuron and muscle structure and function. It is intended for those need to know about skeletal muscle--from undergraduate and graduate students gaining advanced knowledge in kinesiology to physiotherapists, physiatrists, and other professionals whose work demands understanding of muscle form and function.Muscle fibers get shorter due to decreased sarcomere numbers. signs of degeneration can be found in the ... proteases. translation factors, faster isoforms of myosin, and ion channels. while down-regulating the expression of fatty acid ... Activation of the ubiquitin-proteo- some system is also an important component during disuse atrophy, as it is in atrophy of other etiologies (Solomon et al., 1998) .
|Author||:||Brian R. MacIntosh, Phillip F. Gardiner, Alan J. McComas|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics - 2006|