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Overnight Post-Exercise Recovery After Protein Ingestion Prior to Sleep

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Maastricht University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: October 6, 2009
Last updated: April 19, 2011
Last verified: April 2011

October 6, 2009
April 19, 2011
October 2009
August 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
muscle protein synthesis [ Time Frame: 10 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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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 Blind (Subject)
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.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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
20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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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