Impaired muscle glycogen storage after muscle biopsy.

  title={Impaired muscle glycogen storage after muscle biopsy.},
  author={David L. Costill and David R Pearson and William Fink},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={64 5},
To assess the effects of repeated needle biopsies on the rate of muscle glycogen repletion, eight male subjects were studied immediately after and 2 days after an exhaustive cycling bout. A single biopsy was obtained from the right vastus lateralis muscle immediately after an exhaustive cycling bout. Two days later, a sample was taken 1 cm lateral or medial to sample A. In four of these subjects, additional biopsies were taken 3 cm distal and proximal. A control specimen was also taken from the… CONTINUE READING

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