Dietary protein for athletes: From requirements to optimum adaptation

@article{Phillips2011DietaryPF,
  title={Dietary protein for athletes: From requirements to optimum adaptation},
  author={Stuart M Phillips and Luc J. C. van Loon},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={S29 - S38}
}
Abstract Opinion on the role of protein in promoting athletic performance is divided along the lines of how much aerobic-based versus resistance-based activity the athlete undertakes. Athletes seeking to gain muscle mass and strength are likely to consume higher amounts of dietary protein than their endurance-trained counterparts. The main belief behind the large quantities of dietary protein consumption in resistance-trained athletes is that it is needed to generate more muscle protein… 
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