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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 493656, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/493656
Research Article

Passive Repetitive Stretching for a Short Duration within a Week Increases Myogenic Regulatory Factors and Myosin Heavy Chain mRNA in Rats' Skeletal Muscles

Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, 8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan

Received 7 April 2013; Accepted 30 April 2013

Academic Editors: F. Giallauria and V. L. Sylvia

Copyright © 2013 Yurie Kamikawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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