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A Protein Supplementation and Exercise Strategy to Promote Muscle Protein Anabolism in Frail Elderly People

2014-08-27 03:14:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The present study is designed to investigate whether timed protein supplementation will increase skeletal muscle mass in the frail elderly population.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Sarcopenia

Intervention

Protein drink, Resistance exercise training, Placebo drink

Location

Wageningen University
Wageningen
Gelderland
Netherlands
6703HD

Status

Recruiting

Source

Wageningen University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:12-0400

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