Table of Contents

1. Origins

2. Top-down studies of genetic contribution to differences in physical capacity

3. Types of skeletal muscle fibre

4. Introduction to molecular exercise physiology

5. Adaptation to endurance training

6. Adaptation to resistance training

Appendix 1. RNA extraction and quantitative RT-PCR

Appendix 2. Muscle extraction and WEstern blotting protocol

Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443100772
Electronic ISBN:
9780702035098

About the editors

Neil Spurway

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor of Exercise Physiology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Henning Wackerhage

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Molecular Exercise Physiology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK