David Hood

Learn about what goes on inside your muscles Friday

The fifth annual Muscle Health Awareness Day will feature the latest research on muscles by several scientists working in the field. How do glucose and fatty acids get metabolized? That’s what speaker Rolando Ceddia, a professor in York’s School of Kinesiology and Health Science will be discussing. In particular, Ceddia will look at how various […]

Work those mitochondria, the powerhouse of muscle cells

David Hood (left), Professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Science, Director of York’s Muscle Health Research Centre and Canada Research Chair in Cell Physiology has had a stellar year with his research focus on how proteins affect mitochondria in muscle cells and in metabolism. The paper, “Sirtuin 1-Mediated Effects of Exercise and Resveratrol […]