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Stem cells aid muscle repair and strengthening after resistance exercise


July 21, 2014

Marni Boppart By injecting mesenchymal stem cells into mouse leg muscles prior to several bouts of eccentric exercise (similar to the lengthening contractions performed during resistance training in humans), researchers were able to increase the rate of repair and enhance the growth and strength of those muscles in the exercising mice. Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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