Hindlimb Suspension

Known as: Elevation, Hindlimb, Suspension, Hindlimb, Immobilization, Hindlimb 
Technique for limiting use, activity, or movement by immobilizing or restraining animal by suspending from hindlimbs or tails. This immobilization is… (More)
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1973-2017
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although apoptosis has been demonstrated in soleus during hindlimb suspension (HS), it is not known whether apoptosis is also… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Transgenic mice lacking a functional myostatin (MSTN) gene demonstrate greater skeletal muscle mass resulting from muscle fiber… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The role of apoptosis in the elimination of myonuclei during hindlimb unloading-induced atrophy and the inhibition of apoptosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Soleus muscle atrophy was induced by hindlimb unloading of male Sprague-Dawley rats (305 +/- 15 g) for 4, 7, and 10-14 days… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The effects of long-term hindlimb unweighting by tail suspension on postnatal growth of 20-day rat extensor digitorum longus (EDL… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The purpose of this investigation was to determine how muscle atrophy produced by the hindlimb suspension (HS) model alters the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
This study examined the time course of adult rodent soleus muscle myofibril and myosin isoform protein expression after 4, 8, 16… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The purpose of this study was to investigate alterations in structural and functional properties in the soleus (SOL) and extensor… (More)
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1987
1987
This study examined the effect of stationary ground support (2 and 4 h/day) and uphill running (1.5 h/day, 20 m/min, 30% grade… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The effects of 1 and 2 wk of hindlimb suspension (HS) on rat skeletal muscle function were determined and the results compared… (More)
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