Genetics and Molecular Biology of Muscle Adaptation, Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series

Genetics and Molecular Biology of Muscle Adaptation

Advances in Sport and Exercise Science series

Edited by Neil Spurway, MA, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Exercise Physiology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; and Henning Wackerhage, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Molecular Exercise Physiology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK


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