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Increased contractility and calcium sensitivity in cardiac myocytes isolated from endurance trained rats

Wisløff, U and Loennechen, J P and Falck, G and Beisvag, V and Currie, S and Smith, G.L. and Ellingsen, O (2001) Increased contractility and calcium sensitivity in cardiac myocytes isolated from endurance trained rats. Cardiovascular Research, 50 (3). pp. 495-508. ISSN 0008-6363

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Abstract

Regular exercise enhances cardiac function and modulates myocyte growth in healthy individuals. The purpose of the present study was to assess contractile function and expression of selected genes associated with intracellular Ca2+ regulation after intensity controlled aerobic endurance training in the rat.