Effects of whey protein supplement in the elderly submitted to resistance training:systematic review and meta-analysis

Colonetti, Tamy, Grande, Antonio Jose, Milton, Karen, Foster, University of Oxford, Charlie, Alexandre, Maria Cecilia Manenti, Uggioni, Maria Laura Rodrigues and Rosa, Maria Inês da (2017) Effects of whey protein supplement in the elderly submitted to resistance training:systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 68 (3). pp. 257-264. ISSN 0963-7486

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Abstract

Aim: We performed a systematic review to map the evidence and analyze the effect of whey protein supplementation in the elderly submitted to resistance training.  Methods: A comprehensive search on Medline, LILACS, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library for relevant publications was conducted until August 2015. The terms used in the search were: “Resistance training”; “Whey protein”; “Elderly”.  Results: A total of 632 studies were screened. Five studies were included composing a sample of 391 patients. The supplement whey protein was associated with higher total protein ingestion 9.40 (95% CI: 4.03–14.78), and with an average change in plasma leucine concentration. The supplementation was also associated with increased mixed muscle protein synthesis 1.26 (95% CI: 0.46–2.07) compared to the control group.  Conclusion: We observed an increase in total protein intake, resulting in increased concentration of leucine and mixed muscle protein fractional synthesis rate.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: elderly,meta-analyses,systematic review,whey protein
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2018 17:30
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2020 00:44
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/66111
DOI: 10.1080/09637486.2016.1232702

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