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Investigating the efficacy of protein supplementation for older people with and without resistance training

This randomized controlled trial found that protein supplementation needs to be paired with heavier resistance training to help keep older people's muscles healthy.

Study under review: The effect of daily protein supplementation, with or without resistance training for 1 year, on muscle size, strength, and function in healthy older adults: A randomized controlled trial

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Can protein supplementation, with or without resistance training for one year, increase muscle mass, strength, and function in healthy adults older than 65?

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