Is anyone familiar with the book "Muscle meets Magnet" by Tesch & Dudley (no
pulication date available). A chapter was excerpted in the fall edition of
the magazine "muscle and fitness". At the end of the article, the publisher
was listed as Bookmasters, Inc of Mansfield Ohio. However, when our
librarian contacted the publisher, they stated the book was no longer
available. In addition, our librarian's attempt to get the book through
interlibrary loan was not successful (apparently no library bought the

In the excerpted article, the authors report using MRI to determine how
active the hamstrings were during the squat exercise. Apparently, MRI is
able to detect a change in energy sources within a muscle.

If you have seen the book, or have access to a copy, please let me know
about borrowing it for a period of time. I am also interested in any
comments or insights readers might have regarding the validity of using MRI
to monitor muscle contribution to an exercise.

Steven T. McCaw, Ph.D.
Dept of HPERD
5120 Illinois State University
Normal, Ill 61790-5120
Phone (309)438-5307 Fax: (309)438-5559 e-mail SMCCAW@ILSTU.EDU