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Effects of β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate supplementation on muscle mass and strength in onabotulinumtoxin type-A-injected and contralateral quadriceps femoris in rabbits
Rafael Fortuna, Andrew Sawatsky, John C. Fuller, Jr, Walter Herzog
Objective: To determine the effects of the leucine metabolite β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) on strength, muscle mass, and contractile material in muscle wasting induced by onabotulinumtoxin type-A (BoNT-A) injection into the quadriceps femoris muscles of New Zealand white rabbits. Methods: A total of 21, female rabbits were divided into 3 groups (n=7, each). Group 1 (Control) received intram ...
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What are the effects of strength training and aerobic exercise training for muscle disease? - A Cochrane Review summary with commentary
Ayesha Afridi, Farooq Azam Rathore
The aim of this commentary is to discuss from a rehabilitation perspective the published Cochrane Review (1) by Voet NBM et al., under the direct supervision of Cochrane Neuromuscular Group. This Cochrane Corner is produced in agreement with the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine by Cochrane Rehabilitation.
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