Human soleus muscle protein synthesis following resistance exercise.

  title={Human soleus muscle protein synthesis following resistance exercise.},
  author={Todd A. Trappe and Ulrika Raue and Per A. Tesch},
  journal={Acta physiologica Scandinavica},
  volume={182 2},
AIM It is generally believed the calf muscles in humans are relatively unresponsive to resistance training when compared with other muscles of the body. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the muscle protein synthesis response of the soleus muscle following a standard high intensity bout of resistance exercise. METHODS Eight recreationally active males (27 +/- 4 years) completed three unilateral calf muscle exercises: standing calf press/heel raise, bent-knee calf press/heel… CONTINUE READING
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