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Narelle Eather, Mark R. Beauchamp, Ryan E. Rhodes, Thierno M.O. Diallo, Jordan J. Smith, Mary E. Jung, Ronald C. Plotnikoff, Michael Noetel, Nigel Harris, Emily Graham and David R. Lubans

:// 10.1186/s12966-015-0254-9 Blue , M.N.M. , Smith-Ryan , A.E. , Trexler , E.T. , & Hirsch , K.R. ( 2018 ). The effects of high intensity interval training on muscle size and quality in overweight and obese adults . Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 21 ( 2

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Justen Hamilton

, these challenges come at a cost. For these women, their participation in combat sports leads to feelings of feminine insecurity due to their increased muscle size, strength, and fighting ability. One strategy for dealing with this is to find intimate partners whom they consider more masculine than them

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Dan M. Cooper

, Nussbaum E , Newcomb R , Cooper DM . Muscle size and cardiorespiratory response to exercise in cystic fibrosis . Am J Respir Crit Care Med . 2000 ; 162 ( 5 ): 1823 – 7 . PubMed ID: 11069820 doi:10.1164/ajrccm.162.5.2003057 10.1164/ajrccm.162.5.2003057 11069820 68. Mutlu EK , Mutlu C

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Mehrez Hammami, Rodrigo Ramirez-Campillo, Nawel Gaamouri, Gaith Aloui, Roy J. Shephard and Mohamed Souhaiel Chelly

female soccer players after 8 weeks of plyometric training. Plyometric training improves strength through a combination of increased neural drive to the agonist muscles, improved intermuscular coordination, and changes in muscle size or architecture ( 30 ). The current study is the first to have examined

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Jennifer J. Sherwood, Cathy Inouye, Shannon L. Webb and Jenny O

, Ferruci, Simonsick, Salive, & Wallace, 1995 ). Sarcopenia, the aging-associated loss of skeletal muscle size and function, affects nearly 30% of community-dwelling adults aged 50 years and older ( Cruz-Jentoft et al., 2014 ). In the older adults aged 65 years and older, physical function declines 4% per

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Petter Fagerberg

). The effects of supraphysiologic doses of testosterone on muscle size and strength in normal men . The New England Journal of Medicine, 335 ( 1 ), 1 – 7 . PubMed doi:10.1056/NEJM199607043350101 10.1056/NEJM199607043350101 Calabrese , L.H. , Kleiner , S.M. , Barna , B.P. , Skibinski , C

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Peter Peeling, Linda M. Castell, Wim Derave, Olivier de Hon and Louise M. Burke

) and the ability to perform repeat high-intensity bouts. Chronic effects of increased muscle size and strength might be explained by indirect benefits (allowing the athlete to train harder) as well as the direct benefits of upregulation of cellular signaling and protein synthesis due to changes in