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143muscle18 - observed in adult humans – hypertrophy...

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18 Strength • Muscle cross sectional area – positive relationship – strengthening occurs with increasing size of muscle and increasing recruitment and firing rates of motor units • Hypertrophy - increase in size of a cell • Hyperplasia - increase in number of cells - not
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Unformatted text preview: observed in adult humans – hypertrophy / atrophy of connective tissue and bone with training/detraining – response of bone is specific to given exercise and proportional to intensity of weight bearing stress...
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