Exercise may have therapeutic potential for expediting muscle repair in older populations

Posted by on June 17, 2016 3:36 pm
Categories: health

Here’s another reason why you should hit the gym regularly as you grow older: a new report shows that regular exercise plays a critical role in helping muscles repair themselves as quickly as possible after injury. After only eight weeks of exercise, old mice experienced faster muscle repair and regained more muscle mass than those of the same age that had not exercised.

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