Muscle growth: To infinity and beyond?

  title={Muscle growth: To infinity and beyond?},
  author={Brittany R. Counts and Samuel L. Buckner and J Grant Mouser and Scott J. Dankel and Matthew B. Jessee and Kevin T Mattocks and Jeremy P Loenneke},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={56 6},
Strength increases following training are thought to be influenced first by neural adaptions and second by large contributions from muscle growth. This is based largely on the idea that muscle growth is a slow process and that a plateau in muscle growth would substantially hinder long-term increases in strength. This Review examines the literature to determine the time course of skeletal muscle growth in the upper and lower body and to determine whether and when muscle growth plateaus. Studies… CONTINUE READING

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