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Title Protein supplements in sport
Description Describes protein metabolism and intake for sportspeople
Creation Date 08 November 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Protein supplements are widely used as ergogenic aids in sport. Their use has highlighted various methodological problems which has hampered research into protein metabolism and the value of such supplements in increasing performance. These issues relate to the type, intensity and duration of the exercise, duration of the study, whether trained or untrained individuals were used, the sex, age and race of the participants, study design details as discussed here.
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