Steven Devor, Ph.D.
Physical Activity and Educational Services
College of Education and Human Ecology
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Biomedical Nutrition
Areas of Expertise: human performance, skeletal muscle adaptation to the aging process, exercise physiology
Nutrition is crucial to my laboratory work as we try to understand how carbohydrate metabolism is altered during the aging process in endurance athletes. Specifically we seek to understand how the lactate transporter protein is altered during aging in the skeletal muscles of the legs.