Dietary supplement companies and the food industry spend millions to reach resistance trainers—often with exaggerated marketing messages—while health practitioners continue to counsel athletes that their interest in protein is misguided and even dangerous. There appears to be a disconnect between scientists and almost everyone else in sports nutrition. With so much conflicting information, it’s difficult to know who to believe. With contributions from the world’s foremost experts, Dietary Protein and Resistance Exercise delivers the uncut scientific truth about the role of dietary protein in the well-being of athletes.
Updating and clarifying the issues surrounding purposeful protein intake and resistance trainers, this volume:
Separating fact from fiction and providing the hard science behind the numbers, this volume demonstrates how changes in dietary protein intake may lead to measurable improvements in body composition, energy levels, and athletic performance.
Dietary Protein and Strength Exercise: Historical Perspectives; Peter W. R. Lemon
Protein Metabolism: Synthesis and Breakdown on a Cellular Level; Layne E. Norton, Gabriel J. Wilson, and Jacob M. Wilson
The Safety Debate Regarding Dietary Protein in Strength Athletes; Lonnie M. Lowery
Dietary Protein Efficacy: Dose and Peri-Exercise Timing; Joshua Cotter and David Barr
Dietary Protein Efficacy: Dietary Protein Types; Bill Campbell
Weight Control with Dietary Protein; Ronald Mendel
Protein, Resistance Training, and Women; Dawn Anderson and Christin Dietz-Seher
Protein’s Effects on Rehabilitation and the Sarcopenia of Aging; Troy Smurawa
Nitrogenous Compounds and Supplements; Jamie Landis, Tim N. Ziegenfuss, and Hector L. Lopez
Case Studies and Sports Application; Michael T. Nelson, Jonathan N. Mike, and David Barr