Eccentric exercise in aging and diseased skeletal muscle: good or bad?

@article{Lovering2014EccentricEI,
  title={Eccentric exercise in aging and diseased skeletal muscle: good or bad?},
  author={Richard M Lovering and Susan V. Brooks},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={116 11},
  pages={1439-45}
}
Evidence is accumulating regarding the benefits of exercise in people who are more susceptible to injury, such as the elderly, or those with a neuromuscular disease, for example Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). There appears to be a consensus that exercise can be safely performed in aging and diseased muscles, but the role of eccentric exercise is not as… CONTINUE READING