One foot in leading edge-research and the other in high performance sport Dana plays a unique simultaneous role of researcher and practitioner. As a Project Scientist in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior at University California Davis she leads human studies in the Baar lab focused on nutrition strategies to reduce injury, accelerate return to play and improve explosive performance. As a high-performance sport dietitian Dana focuses on two polar sports; the National Basketball Association and World Tour Cycling with Israel Start-Up Nation. She has spent about a decade racing bikes but now focuses on helping others get faster, fitter and win the biggest prestigious events.
Lis, D. M., & Baar, K. (2019). Effects of Different Vitamin C–Enriched Collagen Derivatives on Collagen Synthesis. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism, 29(5), 526-531.
Oikawa, S. Y., Kamal, M. J., Webb, E. K., McGlory, C., Baker, S. K., & Phillips, S. M. (2020). Whey protein but not collagen peptides stimulate acute and longer-term muscle protein synthesis with and without resistance exercise in healthy older women: a randomized controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 111(3), 708-718.
Oikawa, S. Y., MacInnis, M. J., Tripp, T. R., McGlory, C., Baker, S. K., & Phillips, S. M. (2019). Lactalbumin, Not Collagen, Augments Muscle Protein Synthesis with Aerobic Exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.