Effect of glycogen availability on human skeletal muscle protein turnover during exercise and recovery.

  title={Effect of glycogen availability on human skeletal muscle protein turnover during exercise and recovery.},
  author={Krista R. Howarth and Stuart M Phillips and Maureen Jane MacDonald and Douglas L. Richards and Natalie A. Moreau and Martin J. Gibala},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={109 2},
We examined the effect of carbohydrate (CHO) availability on whole body and skeletal muscle protein utilization at rest, during exercise, and during recovery in humans. Six men cycled at approximately 75% peak O(2) uptake (Vo(2peak)) to exhaustion to reduce body CHO stores and then consumed either a high-CHO (H-CHO; 71 + or - 3% CHO) or low-CHO (L-CHO; 11 + or - 1% CHO) diet for 2 days before the trial in random order. After each dietary intervention, subjects received a primed constant… 

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