Muscle Fiber Adaptation Varies Depending on Workload

This article goes more in depth regarding the adaptations you see in skeletal muscle with various workloads. Notice the principle of specificity at work.

Human skeletal muscle fiber type adaptability to various workloads

RS Staron, RS Hikida, FC Hagerman, GA Dudley and TF Murray

Muscle biopsy specimens were removed from the vastus lateralis muscles of three groups of human subjects: controls, weight lifters, and distance runners.

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