Dr Felipe Damas earned his doctorate at the University of São Paulo and McMaster University. Nowadays, he’s a postdoc at the Federal University of São Carlos researching exercise physiology, specifically on muscle adaptations to resistance training, focusing on mechanisms such as muscle damage, muscle protein synthesis, satellite cells, to better understand muscle hypertrophy.
In this episode, we cover:
- The relationship between acute muscle damage and muscle hypertrophy
- The time course of the recovery and super compensation process
- Optimal training programming
- … and much more
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Selected Links from the Episode
- University of Sao Paulo
- Early resistance training-induced increases in muscle cross-sectional area are concomitant with edema-induced muscle swelling
- Repeated Bout Effect
- Z-Band Streaming
- Muscle edema
- Resistance training-induced changes in integrated myofibrillar protein synthesis are related to hypertrophy only after attenuation of muscle damage
- Muscle Fiber Hypertrophy and Myonuclei Addition: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
- Early- and later-phases satellite cell responses and myonuclear content with resistance training in young men
- The development of skeletal muscle hypertrophy through resistance training: the role of muscle damage and muscle protein synthesis
- Delayed onset muscle soreness
- Blood Flow Restriction
- Reply to the letter to the Editor: “Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage and Hypertrophy: A Closer Look Reveals the Jury is Still Out”