Testosterone Physiology in Resistance Exercise and Training

  title={Testosterone Physiology in Resistance Exercise and Training},
  author={J. Vingren and W. Kraemer and N. Ratamess and J. Anderson and J. Volek and C. Maresh},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  • J. Vingren, W. Kraemer, +3 authors C. Maresh
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Testosterone is one of the most potent naturally secreted androgenicanabolic hormones, and its biological effects include promotion of muscle growth. In muscle, testosterone stimulates protein synthesis (anabolic effect) and inhibits protein degradation (anti-catabolic effect); combined, these effects account for the promotion of muscle hypertrophy by testosterone. These physiological signals from testosterone are modulated through the interaction of testosterone with the intracellular androgen… CONTINUE READING
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