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Episode 42 – ‘Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy’ with Brad Schoenfeld PhD

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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