Comparison of Experimental Protocols of Physical Exercise for mdx Mice and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients

@inproceedings{Hyzewicz2015ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of Experimental Protocols of Physical Exercise for mdx Mice and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients},
  author={Janek Hyzewicz and Urs T. Ruegg and Shin’ichi Takeda},
  booktitle={Journal of neuromuscular diseases},
  year={2015}
}
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is caused by mutations in the gene coding for dystrophin and leads to muscle degeneration, wheelchair dependence and death by cardiac or respiratory failure. Physical exercise has been proposed as a palliative therapy for DMD to maintain muscle strength and prevent contractures for as long as possible. However, its practice… CONTINUE READING