Exercise-induced cell signalling responses of human skeletal muscle: the effects of reduced carbohydrate availability

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Bartlett, Jonathan (2012) Exercise-induced cell signalling responses of human skeletal muscle: the effects of reduced carbohydrate availability. PhD thesis, Liverpool John Moores University.

Abstract

It is well documented that regular endurance exercise induces skeletal muscle mitochondrial biogenesis. However, the optimal training stimulus and nutritional intervention for which to maximize mitochondrial adaptations to endurance exercise is not well known. Developments in molecular techniques now permit the examination of the cell signalling responses to acute exercise therefore increasing our understanding of how manipulation of the training protocol and nutrient availability may enhance the training stimulus to a given bout of exercise. The primary aim of this thesis is to therefore characterise the skeletal muscle cell signalling responses thought to regulate mitochondrial biogenesis following an acute bout of high-intensity interval exercise and moderate- intensity continuous exercise.

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Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/29596
Official URL http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 0606 Physiology
Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Current > Division/Research > College of Sports and Exercise Science
Keywords Energy expenditure; Oxygen consumption; Cell signalling responses; Mitochondrial biogenesis; Endurance exercise
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