Brandon Shad School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation SciencesDoctoral Researcher Contact details Emailbjs138@bham.ac.uk AddressSchool of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation SciencesUniversity of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT UK PhD Title: Influence of physical activity and sedentary time on skeletal muscle protein anabolism, physical function, and metabolic health Supervisors: Professor Janice Thompson and Dr Gareth Wallis Qualifications MRes Exercise and Sport Sciences – University of Birmingham BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences – University of Birmingham Biography Brandon is a doctoral researcher in Exercise Metabolism. He achieved his BSc and MRes in Sport and Exercise Sciences from the University of Birmingham and as of September 2015 has started a PhD under the theme of ‘Exercise as Medicine’. Research Research Group Exercise Metabolism Research Interests Skeletal muscle protein metabolism Whole-body adaptation to exercise, nutrition and inactivity Molecular adaptations to exercise, nutrition and inactivity Publications Shad, B.J., Smeuninx, B., Atherton, P.J., & Breen L. (2015). The mechanistic and ergogenic effects of phosphatidic acid in skeletal muscle. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 10.1139/apnm-2015-0350.