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dc.contributor.authorBrooks, Naomi-
dc.contributor.authorMyburgh, Kathryn H-
dc.contributor.editorCseri, J-
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Skeletal muscle plays a considerable role in health and disease. Muscle mass is essential for health and survival and plays a major role in mobility as well as morbidity and mortality. There is continual synthesis and degradation of proteins as part of normal metabolism and homeostasis. Equally remarkable, is the characteristic of plasticity allowing muscle to change and adapt depending on the stimuli and load placed upon it.en_UK
dc.relationBrooks N & Myburgh KH (2012) Prevention of skeletal muscle wasting: disuse atrophy and sarcopenia. In: Cseri J (ed.). Skeletal Muscle - From Myogenesis to Clinical Relations, Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, pp. 167-188.-
dc.rights© 2012 Brooks and Myburgh, licensee InTech. This is an open access chapter distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (], which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.-
dc.titlePrevention of skeletal muscle wasting: disuse atrophy and sarcopeniaen_UK
dc.typePart of book or chapter of booken_UK
dc.type.statusBook Chapter: publisher version-
dc.citation.btitleSkeletal Muscle - From Myogenesis to Clinical Relations-
dc.publisher.addressRijeka, Croatia-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stellenbosch, South Africa-
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