Effects of Protein Supplementation in Older Adults Undergoing Resistance Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@article{Finger2014EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Protein Supplementation in Older Adults Undergoing Resistance Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={D{\'e}bora Finger and F. R. Goltz and D. Umpierre and E. Meyer and Luis H. T. Rosa and C. D. Schneider},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={245-255}
}
  • Débora Finger, F. R. Goltz, +3 authors C. D. Schneider
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • BackgroundOlder individuals present reductions in muscle mass and physical function, as well as a blunted muscle protein synthesis response to amino acid administration and physical activity. Although resistance training is an effective intervention to slow down muscle impairments in the elderly, there is no consensus whether a combination with protein supplementation could offer additional benefits to an older population.ObjectiveWe aimed to systematically summarize and quantify whether… CONTINUE READING
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