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In this week's episode we are privileged to be joined by Dr. Sara Oikawa PhD.
Sara is a senior scientist at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI). Sara earned her honors Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Masters of Science in Kinesiology, and her Ph.D. in Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.
Dr. Oikawa's area of expertise is protein metabolism, exercise physiology, and resistance training exercise.
Our conversation focused on dietary protein quality and alterations in protein metabolism, specifically muscle protein synthesis, in both inactivity and resistance training models.