EFFECTS OF LEUCINE AND WHEY PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTATION DURING EIGHT WEEKS OF UNILATERAL RESISTANCE TRAINING

@article{Coburn2006EFFECTSOL,
  title={EFFECTS OF LEUCINE AND WHEY PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTATION DURING EIGHT WEEKS OF UNILATERAL RESISTANCE TRAINING},
  author={Jared W. Coburn and Dona J. Housh and Terry J. Housh and Moh H. Malek and Travis W. Beck and Joel T. Cramer and Glen O. Johnson and Patrick E. Donlin},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={284–291}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of resistance training in combination with a leucine and whey protein supplement or a carbohydrate placebo on strength and muscle cross-sectional area (CSA). Thirty-three men (mean age ± SD = 22.4 ± 2.4 years) were assigned to 1 of 3 groups: (1) supplementation group (SUPP), (2) placebo group (PL), or (3) control group (CON). The SUPP and PL performed unilateral training of the leg extensor muscles with the nondominant limb for 8 weeks. The… 

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