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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The IOPN (Institute of Performance Nutrition) "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Feb 27, 2015

Episode 42 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy' with Brad Schoenfeld PhD, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Types of Hypertrophy
  • Satellite Cells and Muscle Hypertrophy
  • Myogenic Pathways
  • Hormones and Cytokines (i.e. Testosterone, Growth Hormone, Insulin-Like
  • Growth Factor)
  • Cell Swelling
  • Hypoxia
  • Exercise Induced Muscle Hypertrophy
  • Training Variables and Muscle Hypertrophy (i.e. Reps, Rest periods, failure etc)
  • Practical Applications

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