• High dose of whey protein following resistance exercise promotes 45S pre-ribosomal RNA synthesis in older men

    4 days ago - By Nutrition JRNL

    Resistance exercise is a potent stimulator of skeletal muscle hypertrophy among the elderly, however older individuals show a attenuated muscle mass gains in comparison to younger individuals (1). The mechanisms for this reduced anabolic responsiveness to RE in the elderly are not well defined but may involve suppressed protein synthesis (2). Moreover, the potential value of protein/amino acids supplementation has been demonstrated (3). Protein supplementation, specifically whey protein and the essential amino acids such as leucine, has been shown to potentiate the effects of a single bout...
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