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Does prior exercise affect muscle volume after 7 d of leg immobilisation?

31 May 2018

A period of leg immobilisation such as might result from a sporting injury is associated with changes in skeletal muscle. This study will investigate what changes occur in response to 7 days of single leg immobilisation when preceded by a bout of leg exercise. Ultimately, we hope to discover new strategies to maintain muscle size and health during periods of immobilisation.


Ethical approval

This study has been approved by the University of Exeter Sport and Health Science Ethics Committee

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