Overnight Post-Exercise Recovery After Protein Ingestion Prior to Sleep

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 8, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 20, 2011
Information provided by:
Maastricht University Medical Center

October 6, 2009
October 8, 2009
April 20, 2011
October 2009
August 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
muscle protein synthesis [ Time Frame: 10 hours ]
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Overnight Post-Exercise Recovery After Protein Ingestion Prior to Sleep
Protein Ingestion Prior to Sleep as a Dietary Strategy to Improve Post-exercise, Overnight Recovery.
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of post-exercise protein ingestion prior to sleep on overnight protein kinetics and muscle recovery.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
  • Exercise
  • Resistance Training
  • Dietary Supplement: protein
  • Dietary Supplement: placebo
    placebo control
  • Experimental: sweetened beverage
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: protein
  • Placebo Comparator: placebo control
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: placebo
Res PT, Groen B, Pennings B, Beelen M, Wallis GA, Gijsen AP, Senden JM, VAN Loon LJ. Protein ingestion before sleep improves postexercise overnight recovery. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Aug;44(8):1560-9. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31824cc363.

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December 2010
August 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male
  • Age between 20 and 30 years
  • Healthy, recreationally active
  • BMI <25 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of medication
Sexes Eligible for Study: Male
20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
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MEC 09-3-054
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Luc van Loon, University Hospital Maastricht
Maastricht University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Luc van Loon, PhD Maastricht University Medical Center
Maastricht University Medical Center
April 2011

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