Episode 153 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses muscle protein synthesis and exercise and nutrition with Professor Kevin Tipton (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).


Discussion topics include:

  • Defining muscle protein synthesis (MPS)
  • Acute MPS and muscle hypertrophy: The relevance and uncertainty
  • MPS is not just hypertrophy, but also remodelling and repair
  • Training status and MPS
  • Methods of measurement
  • Methodological issues in research & how this should impact translation into practice
  • Physiology and MPS


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