Contractile and nutritional regulation of human muscle growth

Blake B. Rasmussen, Stuart M. Phillips

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Abstract

Resistance exercise and nutritional provision are two independent and major stimuli of muscle protein synthesis and overall muscle growth. The focus of this review is on the regulation of muscle anabolism in humans after resistance exercise, nutritional provision, and a combination of the two.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-131
Number of pages5
JournalExercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2003

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Keywords

  • Essential amino acids
  • Insulin
  • Muscle protein synthesis
  • Protein turnover
  • Resistance exercise

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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