Einar Eftestøl

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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 None 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic Interests

I study cellular and molecular mechanisms for skeletal muscle growth (hypertrophy). In my PhD-project i found the importance of mechanical stimuli (load) in skeletal muscle hypertrophy by using a rat model for strength training. I also studied the importance of and mechanisms behind muscle memory (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscle_memory_(strength_training)) by using a mouse model for strength training.

In my work as a postdoc at UiO I am continuing the work of finding the underlying mechanisms of how mechanical stimuli can lead to hypertrophy. I am also involved in a collaboration where we are studying whether muscle memory also takes place in humans.

Teaching

FRM1040 - Foundation biology for pharmacists

FRM1050 - Drugs and How They Work Part I

Higher education and employment history

Bachelor in Molecular Bioscience, UIO 2007.

Master of Science in Physiology, UIO 2009.

PhD in Physiology, UiO 2015.

Tags: muscle memory, hypertrophy, muscle growth, Skeletal muscle physiology, mechanical stimuli

Publications

  • Gundersen, Kristian; Bruusgaard, Jo C.; Egner, Ingrid Marie; Eftestøl, Einar & Bengtsen, Mads (2018). Muscle memory: virtues of your youth?. Journal of Physiology.  ISSN 0022-3751.  596(18), s 4289- 4290 . doi: 10.1113/JP276354
  • Winje, Ivan; Bengtsen, Mads; Eftestøl, Einar; Juvkam, Inga; Bruusgaard, Jo C. & Gundersen, Kristian (2018). Specific labelling of myonuclei by an antibody against pericentriolar material 1 on skeletal muscle tissue sections. Acta Physiologica.  ISSN 1748-1708.  223(4), s 1- 9 . doi: 10.1111/apha.13034 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Eftestøl, Einar; Egner, Ingrid Marie; Lunde, Ida Gjervold; Ellefsen, Stian; Andersen, Tom; Sjåland, Cecilie; Gundersen, Kristian & Bruusgaard, Jo C. (2016). Increased hypertrophic response with increased mechanical load in skeletal muscles receiving identical activity patterns. American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology.  ISSN 0363-6143.  311(4), s C616- C629 . doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00016.2016
  • Kong, Xiang Yi; Feng, Yuan Zeng; Eftestøl, Einar; Kase, Eili Tranheim; Haugum, Hanne; Eskild, Winnie; Rustan, Arild & Thoresen, G. Hege (2016). Increased glucose utilization and decreased fatty acid metabolism in myotubes from Glmpgt/gt mice. Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry.  ISSN 1381-3455.  122(1), s 36- 45 . doi: 10.3109/13813455.2015.1120752
  • Eftestøl, Einar; Alver, Tine Norman; Gundersen, Kristian & Bruusgaard, Jo C. (2014). Overexpression of SMPX in adult skeletal muscle does not change skeletal muscle fiber type or size. PLoS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  9(6) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099232 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Egner, Ingrid Marie; Bruusgaard, Jo C.; Eftestøl, Einar & Gundersen, Kristian (2013). A cellular memory mechanism aids overload hypertrophy in muscle long after an episodic exposure to anabolic steroids. Journal of Physiology.  ISSN 0022-3751.  591(24), s 6221- 6230 . doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.264457

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  • Eftestøl, Einar; Egner, Ingrid Marie; Ellefsen, Stian; Andersen, Tom; Gundersen, Kristian & Bruusgaard, Jo C. (2016). The importance of mechanosensation in skeletal muscle hypertrophy.
  • Eftestøl, Einar (2015). The role of mechanical stimuli and myonuclei in skeletal muscle hypertrophy. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.. 1593.
  • Eftestøl, Einar; Bruusgaard, Jo C. & Gundersen, Kristian (2012). The contraction duration is not important for hypertrophy in strength trained rats.
  • Egner, Ingrid Marie; Bruusgaard, Jo C.; Eftestøl, Einar & Gundersen, Kristian (2012). Effects of anabolic steroid on nuclear number and muscle mass.
  • Gundersen, Kristian; Eftestøl, Einar; Egner, Ingrid Marie & Bruusgaard, Jo C. (2011). The effect of testosterone propionate on overloaded skeletal muscle.
  • Hansen, Einar Eftestøl Holm; Bruusgaard, Jo C. & Gundersen, Kristian (2009). What is the role of SMPX in skeletal muscle?. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility.  ISSN 0142-4319.  129(1), s 329

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Published Nov. 4, 2010 2:39 PM - Last modified May 10, 2016 12:25 PM