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Overnight Post-Exercise Recovery After Protein Ingestion Prior to Sleep

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00991523
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 8, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 20, 2011
Information provided by:
Maastricht University Medical Center

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Exercise Resistance Training Dietary Supplement: protein Dietary Supplement: placebo Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Protein Ingestion Prior to Sleep as a Dietary Strategy to Improve Post-exercise, Overnight Recovery.
Study Start Date : October 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: sweetened beverage Dietary Supplement: protein

Placebo Comparator: placebo control
Dietary Supplement: placebo
placebo control

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. muscle protein synthesis [ Time Frame: 10 hours ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of medication

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00991523

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Maastricht MUMC
Maastricht, LI, Netherlands, 6202
Maastricht, Netherlands
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maastricht University Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Luc van Loon, PhD Maastricht University Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Luc van Loon, University Hospital Maastricht Identifier: NCT00991523    
Other Study ID Numbers: MEC 09-3-054
First Posted: October 8, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011
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