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Skeletal Muscle Circulation

Skeletal Muscle Circulation
by Ronald J. Korthuis

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences 2011
ISBN/ASIN: 1615041834
ISBN-13: 9781615041831
Number of pages: 142

Description:
The aim of this treatise is to summarize the current understanding of the mechanisms for blood flow control to skeletal muscle under resting conditions, how perfusion is elevated (exercise hyperemia) to meet the increased demand for oxygen and other substrates during exercise, mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of regular physical activity on cardiovascular health, the regulation of transcapillary fluid filtration and protein flux across the microvascular exchange vessels, and the role of changes in the skeletal muscle circulation in pathologic states.

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