Muscle biopsy

Slow Recovery After Running? Here’s why and what to do about it.

November 30, 2015

New research from David Nieman, DrPH, with the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Lab on the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, pinpoints the long-term effects of marathon running on muscle glycogen levels, recovery time and inflammation.   David Nieman, DrPH, with the Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Lab on the NC Research […]

Human Performance Lab Validates Non-invasive Method to Measure Muscle Glycogen

May 05, 2015

Summary:  Muscle glycogen levels directly impact an athlete’s performance. The standard method to measure muscle glycogen requires an invasive muscle biopsy. The Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus has validated a non-invasive ultrasound technology created by MuscleSound® of Denver, Colorado that measures muscle glycogen just as effectively.    Researchers in exercise […]

Ultrasonic assessment of exercise-induced change in skeletal muscle glycogen content

April 18, 2015

Ultrasonic assessment of exercise-induced change in skeletal muscle glycogen content, 2015 Apr 18, BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. Nieman DC1, Shanely RA2, Zwetsloot KA2, Meaney MP1, Farris GE3. 1Appalachian State University, Human Performance Lab, North Carolina Research Campus, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081 USA. 2Department of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC USA. 3Department […]