Intermittent inspiratory muscle training induces fiber hypertrophy in rat diaphragm.

@article{Bisschop1997IntermittentIM,
  title={Intermittent inspiratory muscle training induces fiber hypertrophy in rat diaphragm.},
  author={A P Bisschop and Ghislaine Gayan-Ramirez and H Rollier and Rik Gosselink and Ren{\'e} J. Dom and V de Bock and Marc Decramer},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={155 5},
  pages={1583-9}
}
The effects of 8 wk of moderate load intermittent inspiratory resistive loading on diaphragm contractility, and histochemistry of the diaphragm, scalenes, and gastrocnemius were studied in rats. A resistance was placed in the inspiratory port of a Hans-Rudolph valve, through which each animal breathed during 30 min/d, 5 times/wk (loaded group, n = 10… CONTINUE READING