Protein Intake and Athletic Performance

@article{Lemon1991ProteinIA,
  title={Protein Intake and Athletic Performance},
  author={P. Lemon and D. Proctor},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={12},
  pages={313-325}
}
SummaryFor most of the current century, exercise/nutritional scientists have generally accepted the belief that exercise has little effect on protein/amino acid requirements. However, during the same time period many athletes (especially strength athletes) have routinely consumed diets high in protein. In recent years, the results of a number of investigations involving both strength and endurance athletes indicate that, in fact, exercise does increase protein/amino acid need. For endurance… Expand
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