10:00 Registration and refreshments
Session one: Exercise Energetics and Energy Balance
11:00 Invasive measurements of muscle metabolism
Professor Lawrence Spriet, University of Guelph, Canada
11:30 Exercise and energy balance as measured with doubly labelled water
Professor Klaas Westerterp, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
12:00 Does skeletal muscle carnitine availability influence fuel selection during exercise?
Dr Francis Stephens, University of Exeter, UK
13:30 Original Communication session one
Session two: Maintenance of Muscle Mass for Health and Ageing
14:30 Physical activity as medicine: importance of muscle for health
Professor Kevin Tipton, University of Stirling, Scotland
15:00 Plant-based vs. Animal-derived dietary protein sources for stimulating muscle protein synthesis
Dr Stefan Gorrisen, McMaster University, Canada
15:30 Female hormones – do they influence muscle and tendon protein metabolism?
Professor Mette Hansen, Aarhus University, Denmark
16:30 Plenary Lecture one: Nutrition, exercise and the brain
Professor Romain Meeusen, University of Brussels, Belguim
19:00 - late Drinks reception and Conference dinner
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