Lex B Verdijk

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Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Satellite cell content is specifically reduced in type II skeletal muscle fibers in the elderly
    Lex B Verdijk
    Dept of Movement Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E151-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint One-repetition maximum strength test represents a valid means to assess leg strength in vivo in humans
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 27:59-68. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Protein supplementation before and after exercise does not further augment skeletal muscle hypertrophy after resistance training in elderly men
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:608-16. 2009
  4. pmc Skeletal muscle hypertrophy following resistance training is accompanied by a fiber type-specific increase in satellite cell content in elderly men
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:332-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of muscle fiber type are predictive of skeletal muscle mass and strength in elderly men
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2069-75. 2010
  6. pmc The muscle protein synthetic response to the combined ingestion of protein and carbohydrate is not impaired in healthy older men
    Alexandra Kiskini
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, Maastricht, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Age (Dordr) 35:2389-98. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Leucine co-ingestion improves post-prandial muscle protein accretion in elderly men
    Benjamin T Wall
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, Maastricht, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 32:412-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Disuse impairs the muscle protein synthetic response to protein ingestion in healthy men
    Benjamin T Wall
    PhD, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:4872-81. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Long-term leucine supplementation does not increase muscle mass or strength in healthy elderly men
    Suzanne Verhoeven
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute, Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1468-75. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Acute dietary protein intake restriction is associated with changes in myostatin expression after a single bout of resistance exercise in healthy young men
    Tim Snijders
    NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology, and Metabolism, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 144:137-45. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Satellite cell content is specifically reduced in type II skeletal muscle fibers in the elderly
    Lex B Verdijk
    Dept of Movement Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E151-7. 2007
    ..The decline in SC content might be an important factor in the etiology of type II muscle fiber atrophy, which accompanies the loss of skeletal muscle with aging...
  2. doi request reprint One-repetition maximum strength test represents a valid means to assess leg strength in vivo in humans
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Sports Sci 27:59-68. 2009
    ..Considering the importance of training specificity in strength assessment, we argue that 1-RM testing can be applied to assess changes in leg muscle strength following an exercise intervention...
  3. doi request reprint Protein supplementation before and after exercise does not further augment skeletal muscle hypertrophy after resistance training in elderly men
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:608-16. 2009
    ..Considerable discrepancy exists in the literature on the proposed benefits of protein supplementation on the adaptive response of skeletal muscle to resistance-type exercise training in the elderly...
  4. pmc Skeletal muscle hypertrophy following resistance training is accompanied by a fiber type-specific increase in satellite cell content in elderly men
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:332-9. 2009
    ..001). No changes were observed in the Type I muscle fibers. In older adults, skeletal muscle tissue is still capable of inducing SC proliferation and differentiation, resulting in Type II muscle fiber hypertrophy...
  5. doi request reprint Characteristics of muscle fiber type are predictive of skeletal muscle mass and strength in elderly men
    Lex B Verdijk
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2069-75. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationship between skeletal muscle fiber type-specific characteristics, circulating hormone concentrations, and skeletal muscle mass and strength in older men...
  6. pmc The muscle protein synthetic response to the combined ingestion of protein and carbohydrate is not impaired in healthy older men
    Alexandra Kiskini
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, Maastricht, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Age (Dordr) 35:2389-98. 2013
    ..05). We conclude that the use of dietary protein-derived amino acids for muscle protein synthesis is not impaired in healthy older men following intake of protein plus carbohydrate...
  7. doi request reprint Leucine co-ingestion improves post-prandial muscle protein accretion in elderly men
    Benjamin T Wall
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, Maastricht, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Clin Nutr 32:412-9. 2013
    ..The present study investigates the impact of leucine co-ingestion on subsequent post-prandial muscle protein accretion following the ingestion of a single bolus of dietary protein in elderly males...
  8. doi request reprint Disuse impairs the muscle protein synthetic response to protein ingestion in healthy men
    Benjamin T Wall
    PhD, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:4872-81. 2013
    ..However, it remains to be determined whether muscle disuse also impairs the muscle protein synthetic response to dietary protein ingestion...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term leucine supplementation does not increase muscle mass or strength in healthy elderly men
    Suzanne Verhoeven
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute, Maastricht, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1468-75. 2009
    ..It has been reported that the blunted muscle protein synthetic response to food intake in the elderly can be normalized by increasing the leucine content of a meal...
  10. doi request reprint Acute dietary protein intake restriction is associated with changes in myostatin expression after a single bout of resistance exercise in healthy young men
    Tim Snijders
    NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology, and Metabolism, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Nutr 144:137-45. 2014
    ..This study demonstrates that dietary protein intake does not modulate the post-exercise increase in SC content but modifies myostatin expression in skeletal muscle tissue. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT01220037. ..
  11. doi request reprint Reduced satellite cell numbers with spinal cord injury and aging in humans
    Lex B Verdijk
    NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:2322-30. 2012
    ..Despite obvious similarities in atrophy between both models, differences in muscle fiber size and satellite cell content may exist on a muscle fiber type-specific level...
  12. ncbi request reprint Co-ingestion of leucine with protein does not further augment post-exercise muscle protein synthesis rates in elderly men
    Rene Koopman
    Department of Movement Sciences, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 99:571-80. 2008
    ..Co-ingestion of leucine with carbohydrate and protein following physical activity does not further elevate muscle protein fractional synthetic rate in elderly men when ample protein is ingested...
  13. doi request reprint Muscle disuse atrophy is not accompanied by changes in skeletal muscle satellite cell content
    Tim Snijders
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism NUTRIM, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 126:557-66. 2014
    ..The loss in muscle mass was attributed to both type I and type II muscle fibre atrophy, and was not accompanied by a decline in satellite cell content...
  14. doi request reprint Eccentric exercise increases satellite cell content in type II muscle fibers
    Naomi M Cermak
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:230-7. 2013
    ..However, little is known about fiber type-specific changes in SC content and their activation status within 24 h of postexercise recovery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular electrical stimulation increases muscle protein synthesis in elderly type 2 diabetic men
    Benjamin T Wall
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 303:E614-23. 2012
    ..NMES likely represents an effective interventional strategy to attenuate muscle loss in elderly individuals during bed rest and/or in other disuse states...
  16. doi request reprint The decline in skeletal muscle mass with aging is mainly attributed to a reduction in type II muscle fiber size
    Rachel Nilwik
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Gerontol 48:492-8. 2013
    ..The loss of skeletal muscle mass with aging has been attributed to a decline in muscle fiber number and muscle fiber size...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of sarcopenia and exercise training on skeletal muscle satellite cells
    Tim Snijders
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ageing Res Rev 8:328-38. 2009
    ..This review discusses the contribution of skeletal muscle SC in the age-related loss of muscle mass and the efficacy of exercise training as a means to attenuate and/or reverse this process...
  18. doi request reprint Patients with type 2 diabetes show a greater decline in muscle mass, muscle strength, and functional capacity with aging
    Marika Leenders
    Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:585-92. 2013
    ..It has been suggested that the development of type 2 diabetes results in a more rapid decline in muscle mass, strength, and functional capacity...
  19. doi request reprint Elderly men and women benefit equally from prolonged resistance-type exercise training
    Marika Leenders
    Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:769-79. 2013
    ..A generic resistance-type exercise training program can be applied for both women and men to effectively counteract the loss of muscle mass and strength with aging...
  20. doi request reprint A single bout of exercise activates skeletal muscle satellite cells during subsequent overnight recovery
    Tim Snijders
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Physiol 97:762-73. 2012
    ..A single bout of exercise activates both type I and II skeletal muscle fibre SCs within a single night of postexercise recovery, preceding the subsequent increase in SC content...
  21. doi request reprint Continuous endurance-type exercise training does not modulate satellite cell content in obese type 2 diabetes patients
    Tim Snijders
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, P O Box 616, Maastricht 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 43:393-401. 2011
    ..No change in SC content was observed after exercise training. Continuous endurance-type exercise training lowers fat mass, but it does not increase leg lean mass and/or modulate muscle fiber characteristics in type 2 diabetes patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint The robustness of age-related gait adaptations: can running counterbalance the consequences of ageing?
    Hans H C M Savelberg
    Department of Human Movement Science, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 25:259-66. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the age-related redistribution of joint torques is an important phenomenon. Frequent running does not prevent this shift. Active elderly increase this redistribution to compensate for muscle function reduction...
  23. pmc Carbohydrate co-ingestion with protein does not further augment post-prandial muscle protein accretion in older men
    Henrike M Hamer
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, Maastricht, MD, 6200, The Netherlands
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:15. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the greater endogenous insulin release following co-ingestion of carbohydrate facilitates post-prandial muscle protein accretion after ingesting a meal-like bolus of protein in older males...