Muscle “switch” may control the benefits of exercise

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Some people respond well to both aerobic exercise and strength training, while others don’t. And some of us respond well to only one of those things, but not both. Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now have uncovered a surprising molecular “switch” that may help to explain this lack of response to exercise and to give clues to better treatments against diabetes.

Period2 Aug 2018

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  • TitleMuscle “switch” may control the benefits of exercise
    Media name/outletJoslin Diabetes Centre
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    DescriptionA biological pathway that boosts either aerobic capacity or muscle growth may offer clues to prevent diabetes.
    PersonsVernon Coffey, Sarah Lessard