75 out of 95
An adolescent desirous of increasing his muscle mass is advised to (DNB Pattern)
|A||Increase protein intake|
|C||Exercise the muscle|
|D||Electrically stimulate the muscle|
Ans. C Exercise the muscle
Muscle: size: ~
- The basic size of a person's muscle is determined mainly by heredity plus the level of testosterone
- However with training, the muscle can becomes hypertrophied perhaps an additional 30-40%.
- The athlete who has enlarged his muscles through an exercise training programe likewise will have increased muscle strength.
- Increse cortisol for eg cushing's syndrome ~ cause catabolic effect on muscles ~ decrease protein contents and muscles are poorly developed. (Ganong 22nd)