Testosterone action on skeletal muscle.

Herbst KL, Bhasin S. UCLA School of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University, Los Angeles, California 90059, USA. PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To highlight recent data demonstrating direct anabolic effects of androgens on the mammalian skeletal muscle and review the mechanisms by which testosterone regulates body composition. RECENT FINDINGS: Testosterone increases lean body mass and decreases fat … Read moreTestosterone action on skeletal muscle.