Skeletal muscle fiber type, fiber size, and capillary supply in elite soccer players.

This study determined the fiber type composition, the fiber size, and the capillary characteristics of the vastus lateralis muscle in 11 young, elite, male soccer players and 8 sedentary male, age-matched controls. There were no significant differences (P less than 0.05) in the fiber type percentages and fiber diameter between the soccer players and… CONTINUE READING