Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews

Skip Navigation LinksHome > October 2013 - Volume 41 - Issue 4 > Circadian Rhythms, Skeletal Muscle Molecular Clocks, and Exe...
Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews:
doi: 10.1097/JES.0b013e3182a58a70

Circadian Rhythms, Skeletal Muscle Molecular Clocks, and Exercise

Schroder, Elizabeth A.1,2; Esser, Karyn A.1,2

Journal Club
Collapse Box


Skeletal muscle comprises approximately 40% of total body mass and, as such, contributes to maintenance of human health. In this review, we discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the role of molecular clocks in skeletal muscle. In addition, we discuss a new function for exercise as a time-setting cue for muscle and other peripheral tissues.

© 2013 American College of Sports Medicine


Article Tools


Article Level Metrics

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.

Connect With Us