Effects of Statins on Pro- and Antioxidant Status : Link With Statin-Associated Myopathy.
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To evaluate the effects of a 8-week treatment with 80 mg/day simvastatin on prooxidant and antioxidant status at rest and after exercise, on mitochondrial respiration and calcium release in skeletal muscle, and on aérobic aptitude in 24 healthy male subjects.
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Day 1 : baseline oxidative status, lipid profile, exercice test, start of randomized treatment Day 53 : muscular biopsy Day 57 : follow-up oxidative status, lipid profile, exercice test, end of treatment
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