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Effect of glutathione depletion and age on skeletal muscle performance during a chronic stretch-shortening contraction exposure.

Authors
Cutlip-RG; Baker-BA; Hollander-M; Kashon-M
Source
Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, August 22-25, 2007, Palo Alto, California. Rochester, MN: American Society of Biomechanics, 2007 Aug; :45
NIOSHTIC No.
20032763
Abstract
The young BSO and vehicle groups adapted positively to the chronic exposure while the old animals did not. Glutathione depletion did not have a negative effect on performance in either age group. These results suggest that compensatory mechanisms are age-dependent and allow for adaptation to repetitive mechanical loads even when the glutathione pathway is compromised.
Keywords
Biomechanics; Occupational-health; Injuries; Ergonomics; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Cumulative-trauma-disorders; Cumulative-trauma; Repetitive-work; Laboratory-animals; Animal-studies; Animals; Age-factors; Antioxidants
Publication Date
20070801
Document Type
Abstract
Email Address
rgc8@cdc.gov
Fiscal Year
2007
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
HELD
Priority Area
Disease and Injury: Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities
Source Name
Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, August 22-25, 2007, Palo Alto, California
State
WV; CA
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