Interventional strategies to combat muscle disuse atrophy in humans: focus on neuromuscular electrical stimulation and dietary protein

Marlou L. Dirks, Benjamin T. Wall, Luc J. C. van Loon*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)850-861
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Applied Physiology
Volume125
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018

Keywords

  • protein
  • neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • protein balance
  • nutrition
  • HUMAN SKELETAL-MUSCLE
  • ESSENTIAL AMINO-ACIDS
  • FIBER CONTRACTILE FUNCTION
  • INDUCED INSULIN-RESISTANCE
  • SHORT-TERM IMMOBILIZATION
  • HUMAN QUADRICEPS MUSCLE
  • KNEE EXTENSOR MUSCLES
  • HEALTHY OLDER-ADULTS
  • INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT
  • TYPE-2 DIABETIC MEN

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