Whole Milk Versus Whey Protein Supplement and Resistance Exercise

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Manitoba
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: April 16, 2012
Last updated: December 7, 2015
Last verified: December 2015
The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of consuming protein supplement (whey) compared to whole milk immediately after bouts of resistance training on muscular strength and body composition.

Condition Intervention
Muscle Development
Dietary Supplement: Whey protein
Dietary Supplement: Chocolate milk
Dietary Supplement: Sugar

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Effects of Whole Milk Versus Whey Protein Supplementation With Resistance Exercise on Body Composition, Muscle Hypertrophy and Strength Changes in Healthy Individuals

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Further study details as provided by University of Manitoba:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Body composition [ Time Frame: 9 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    DEXA for assessment of fat and lean tissue

  • Strength [ Time Frame: 9 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    1RM tests to assess changes in strength on various sport resistant exercise equipment

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood amino acid [ Time Frame: 9 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Assessment of plasma amino acid profile at baseline, mid and end of the study.

Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Milk
Chocolate milk compared to protein supplement
Dietary Supplement: Whey protein
18g protein, immediately after training, 9 weeks
Other Name: protein supplement
Active Comparator: Whey protein
Whey protein compared to milk
Dietary Supplement: Chocolate milk
500ml chocolate milk, immediately after training, 9 weeks
Other Name: Milk
Placebo Comparator: Sugar
Maltodextrin compared to treatments
Dietary Supplement: Sugar
55-65g maltodextrin solution, immediately after training, 9 weeks
Other Name: Maltodextrin


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy
  • currently working out at least 3 times per week

Exclusion Criteria:

  • taken any ergogenic aid/sport supplements in the last 2 months
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01580189

Canada, Manitoba
Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Manitoba
Principal Investigator: Semone B Myrie, PhD University of Manitoba
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Manitoba
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01580189     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B2011:068 
Study First Received: April 16, 2012
Last Updated: December 7, 2015
Health Authority: Canada: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Keywords provided by University of Manitoba:
Lean tissue
Strength condition
Amino Acid

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 27, 2016