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Neuromuscular Adaptation

Handbook of Physiology, Exercise: Regulation and Integration of Multiple Systems

  1. V. R. Edgerton1,
  2. S. Bodine-Fowler2,
  3. R. R. Roy3,
  4. A. Ishihara4,
  5. J. A. Hodgson5

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp120102

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Edgerton, V. R., Bodine-Fowler, S., Roy, R. R., Ishihara, A. and Hodgson, J. A. 2011. Neuromuscular Adaptation. Comprehensive Physiology. 54–88.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

  2. 2

    Division of Orthopaedics, VA Medical Center, San Diego, California

  3. 3

    Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

  4. 4

    Laboratory of Neurochemistry Faculty of Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

  5. 5

    Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Matching of Motoneurons and Muscle Fiber Properties During Normal Development
    • 1.1
      Muscle Development
    • 1.2
      Motoneuron Development
    • 1.3
      Synapse Elimination
    • 1.4
      Summary
  • 2
    Neural and Nonneural Sources of Control of Adult Skeletal Muscle Properties
    • 2.1
      Cross-Reinnervation
    • 2.2
      Prolonged Electrical Silence
  • 3
    Morphological and Metabolic Properties of Motoneurons
    • 3.1
      Relationship of Soma Size and Metabolic Properties
    • 3.2
      Adaptability of Soma Size and Metabolic Properties
  • 4
    Gene Amplification Within a Motor Unit
  • 5
    Overall Summary