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  • Post-workout muscle building and repair blunted in obese adults, study finds

    From left, doctoral student Colleen McKenna, undergraduate student Elizabeth Poozhikunnel and kinesiology and community health professor Nicholas Burd found that post-workout muscle building and repair is blunted in adults with obesity.

    A team including, from left, doctoral student Colleen McKenna, undergraduate student Elizabeth Poozhikunnel and  kinesiology and community health professor Nicholas Burd found that post-workout muscle building and repair is blunted in adults with obesity.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Nicholas Burd, call 217-333-2461; email naburd@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “Altered anabolic signaling and reduced stimulation of myofibrillar protein synthesis after feeding and resistance exercise in people with obesity” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: DOI: 10.1113/JP276210