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Evaluate the Effect of Dietary Supplement on Muscle Mass and Physical Performance for Over 50 Years Old People

2020-01-22 12:13:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To assess the ability and safety profile of dietary supplement to augment lean body mass, muscle strength, and physical performance among people aged 50 years and older

Description

In light of the rapidly expanding aging population, sarcopenia and related disorders are emerging as a major public health problem of the 21st century.Sponsor has produced a dietary supplement, which has been on market in Taiwan. The proposed study is conducted to confirm whether the amino acid supplementation is able to enhance the magnitude of gain in lean body mass and muscle strength in middle-aged and older adults with muscle loss or sarcopenia undergoing exercise training.

Study Design

Conditions

Muscle Loss

Intervention

Dietary supplement, vitamin B

Location

Veteran General Hospital-Taipei
Taipei
Taiwan
112

Status

Recruiting

Source

Orient Europharma Co., Ltd.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-01-22T12:13:00-0500

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