Marco A Minetto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc High sugar intake and development of skeletal muscle insulin resistance and inflammation in mice: a protective role for PPAR- δ agonism
    Elisa Benetti
    Department of Drug Science and Technology, University of Turin, Via Giuria 9, 10125 Torino, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:509502. 2013
  2. pmc Muscle motor point identification is essential for optimizing neuromuscular electrical stimulation use
    Massimiliano Gobbo
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 11:17. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Variability in muscle adaptation to electrical stimulation
    M A Minetto
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Sports Med 34:544-53. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Feasibility study of detecting surface electromyograms in severely obese patients
    Marco A Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:285-95. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Origin and development of muscle cramps
    Marco Alessandro Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:3-10. 2013
  6. pmc Mechanisms of cramp contractions: peripheral or central generation?
    Marco Alessandro Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Physiol 589:5759-73. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Do muscle fiber conduction slowing and decreased levels of circulating muscle proteins represent sensitive markers of steroid myopathy? A pilot study in Cushing's disease
    Marco A Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, C so Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:985-93. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Muscle fiber conduction slowing and decreased levels of circulating muscle proteins after short-term dexamethasone administration in healthy subjects
    Marco A Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1663-71. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Discharge properties of motor units of the abductor hallucis muscle during cramp contractions
    Marco A Minetto
    University of Turin, Molinette Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, C so Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 102:1890-901. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Spinal involvement and muscle cramps in electrically elicited muscle contractions
    Roberto Merletti
    Laboratory for Engineering of the Neuromuscular System, Department of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Artif Organs 35:221-5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc High sugar intake and development of skeletal muscle insulin resistance and inflammation in mice: a protective role for PPAR- δ agonism
    Elisa Benetti
    Department of Drug Science and Technology, University of Turin, Via Giuria 9, 10125 Torino, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 2013:509502. 2013
    ..Overall, here we show that PPAR- δ activation protects the skeletal muscle against the metabolic abnormalities caused by chronic HFCS exposure by affecting multiple levels of the insulin and inflammatory cascades...
  2. pmc Muscle motor point identification is essential for optimizing neuromuscular electrical stimulation use
    Massimiliano Gobbo
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 11:17. 2014
    ..The aims of this clinical commentary are to present an optimized procedure for the application of neuromuscular electrical stimulation and to highlight the clinical implications related to its use. ..
  3. doi request reprint Variability in muscle adaptation to electrical stimulation
    M A Minetto
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Sports Med 34:544-53. 2013
    ..The MHC isoform distribution did not correlate with MFCV, thus implying that the proportion of different fibre types cannot be estimated from this electrophysiological variable...
  4. doi request reprint Feasibility study of detecting surface electromyograms in severely obese patients
    Marco A Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:285-95. 2013
    ..Further, we found no differences in the mechanical and myoelectric manifestations of fatigue during intermittent voluntary and sustained electrically elicited contractions between obese patients and lean controls...
  5. doi request reprint Origin and development of muscle cramps
    Marco Alessandro Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:3-10. 2013
    ..The central origin hypothesis has been supported by recent experimental findings, whose implications for understanding cramp contractions are discussed...
  6. pmc Mechanisms of cramp contractions: peripheral or central generation?
    Marco Alessandro Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Physiol 589:5759-73. 2011
    ..These results indicate a spinal involvement at the origin of cramps and during their development...
  7. doi request reprint Do muscle fiber conduction slowing and decreased levels of circulating muscle proteins represent sensitive markers of steroid myopathy? A pilot study in Cushing's disease
    Marco A Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, C so Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:985-93. 2011
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether and to what extent chronic endogenous hypercortisolism could decrease the circulating levels of muscle proteins and modify myoelectric indexes of sarcolemmal excitability and fatigability...
  8. doi request reprint Muscle fiber conduction slowing and decreased levels of circulating muscle proteins after short-term dexamethasone administration in healthy subjects
    Marco A Minetto
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1663-71. 2010
    ..Glucocorticoids are known to decrease protein synthesis and impair membrane excitability of muscle fibers. However, their short-term effects on muscle structure and function of healthy subjects remain poorly understood...
  9. doi request reprint Discharge properties of motor units of the abductor hallucis muscle during cramp contractions
    Marco A Minetto
    University of Turin, Molinette Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, C so Dogliotti 14, 10126 Turin, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 102:1890-901. 2009
    ..Moreover, the discharge rates of the active motor units showed common oscillations...
  10. doi request reprint Spinal involvement and muscle cramps in electrically elicited muscle contractions
    Roberto Merletti
    Laboratory for Engineering of the Neuromuscular System, Department of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Artif Organs 35:221-5. 2011
    ..This is an opportunity for a structured investigation of the field aimed to resolving elements of confusion and controversy that still plague this area of electrophysiology...
  11. ncbi request reprint Advances in surface EMG: recent progress in clinical research applications
    Roberto Merletti
    Laboratory for Engineering of the Neuromuscular System LISiN, Department of Electronics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 38:347-79. 2010
    ..The material is presented with an effort to fill gaps left by previous reviews and identify areas open for future research...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of short-term dexamethasone administration on corticospinal excitability
    Stéphane Baudry
    1Laboratory of Applied Biology, ULB Neuroscience Institute, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, BELGIUM 2Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, ITALY and 3Laboratory for Engineering of the Neuromuscular System LISiN, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:695-701. 2014
    ..The present study investigated the glucocorticoid effects on spinal and corticospinal pathways and on electromechanical properties of the tibialis anterior muscle in response to nerve stimulation...