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Marathon Mouse: Links & Books


HHMI Online Companion
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute offers detailed information on the study of exercise. Read articles on new research, watch videos of lectures presented by HHMI investigators, and much more.
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Salk Institute
Learn about the institute that might make "exercise in a pill" possible.

MedlinePlus: Exercise and Physical Fitness
Check out this link-rich portal to all things exercise-related, courtesy of the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine.

Your Muscles
At this website from, you can click through a diagram of human muscles and joints and read about different types of muscle.


Physiology of Sport and Exercise
by Jack H. Wilmore, David Costill, and W. Larry Kenney. Human Kinetics Publishers, 2007.

Running: Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology in Practice
by Frans Bosch and Ronald Klomp. Churchill Livingstone, 2005.

Metabolism at a Glance
by Jack Salway. Wiley-Blackwell, 2004.


"Exercise in a Pill? Researchers Find Two"
by Maggie Fox. Reuters, July 31, 2008.

"Study Promises Benefits of Exercise in a Pill"
by Alexis Madrigal. Wired, July 31, 2008.

"The Running Man, Revisited"
by Maywa Montenegro. Seed Magazine, March 18, 2009.


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