Michelle Alencar

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BACKGROUND Phosphatidic acid (PA) is a lipid messenger that has been shown to increase muscle protein synthesis via signaling stimulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR). MaxxTOR® (MT) is a supplement that contains PA as the main active ingredient but also contains other synergistic mTOR signaling substances including L-Leucine,(More)
P1 Impact of antioxidant-enriched nutrient bar supplementation on the serum antioxidant markers and physical fitness components of track and field athletes Background Antioxidant supplementation may provide protection against negative health consequences of oxygen-free radicals caused by aerobic and re-sustained exercise. The aim is to find out the efficacy(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Traditional tetrapolar bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is performed with the participant supine for 10 min. New vertical analyzers are penetrating clinical, home and fitness markets, but have body water values that differ from supine reference measures. The minimum time standing prior to assessment does not appear in the literature. We(More)
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