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The effect of muscular work on serum aldolase activity in trained and untrained man


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    In normal subjects kept under training, and in athletes at different rate of activity, in rest and after exercise, serum aldolase activity has been determined.

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    In untrained subjects serum aldolase activity is increased by strenuous exercise and returns to normal within about 75 minutes.

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    Serum aldolase activity in rest, increases during a short period of training, to return to normal values 2–4 days after the training period.

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    In subjects undergoing a 50 days training and in athletes in a period of activity, aldolase activity in rest is 2–4 times higher than in sedentary subjects; strenuous muscular exercise has the same effect on serum aldolase activity in trained and untrained subjects.

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    No correlation has been found between resting serum aldolase activity and serum potassium or protein level throughout training.

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Cantone, A., Cerretelli, P. The effect of muscular work on serum aldolase activity in trained and untrained man. Int. Z. Angew. Physiol. Einschl. Arbeitsphysiol. 18, 107–111 (1960).

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  • Potassium
  • Protein Level
  • Human Physiology
  • Sport Medicine
  • Training Period