Satu O A Koskinen
Koskinen S, Ahtikoski A, Komulainen J, Hesselink M, Drost M, Takala T. Short-term effects of forced eccentric contractions on collagen synthesis and degradation in rat skeletal muscle. Pflugers Arch. 2002;444:59-72 pubmed
..In conclusion, the increase in type IV collagen concentration seems to be the result of an increase in both the synthesis and activation of degrading enzymes and their inhibitors during recovery after forced lengthening contractions. ..