Effects of dietary protein level on the energy metabolism of rats during exercise.


The experiments were designed to study the effects of exercise of various intensities in albino rats fed diets containing 8 per cent or 20 per cent casein. Male rats about 7 weeks old were divided into exercise groups and control (non-exercise) groups. The exercise groups were forced to run 57 km or 76 km in total during a 28-day period. The oxygen uptake… (More)