Nutrient interaction for optimal protein anabolism in resistance exercise

Leigh Breen, Stuart M Phillips

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The rapid muscle loss that accompanies varying diseased states (cachexia) is due to an imbalance between muscle protein synthesis (MPS) and muscle protein breakdown In the current review, we will discuss and summarize recent evidence in order to provide practical recommendations on exercise and nutrient interventions for cachectic populations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-32
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2012


  • Resistance Training
  • Protein Biosynthesis
  • Hypertrophy
  • Humans
  • Leucine
  • Cachexia
  • Muscle Proteins
  • Dietary Proteins
  • Muscular Atrophy


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