oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - The dynamic disorders of skeletal muscle metabolism with special reference to exercise
|Article Title||The dynamic disorders of skeletal muscle metabolism with special reference to exercise|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Liberty Life Chair of Exercise and Sports Science and MRC/UCT Bioenergetics of Exercise Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Cape Town Medical School, Observatory, South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||6 - 10|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemical features of fatigue, Cardiovascular function, Exercise-induced heatstroke, Glycogen phosphorylase deficiency, Lactate transporter defect, Malignant hyperpyrexia, McArdle's syndrome, Myopathies, Nocturnal cramps, Oxygen transport and utilization, Rhabdomyolysis and Skeletal muscle metabolism|
Most of the skeletal muscle disorders encountered in clinical medicine are of a sufficiently severe nature that they cause such weakness that participation in physical activity is not possible. These degenerative or myopathic disorders cause progressive muscle weakness and atrophy usually leading to death at a relatively young age.
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