Leucine Supplementation Does Not Attenuate Skeletal Muscle Loss during Leg Immobilization in Healthy, Young Men

Evelien M. P. Backx, Astrid M. H. Horstman, Gabriel N. Marzuca-Nassr, Janneau van Kranenburg, Joey S. Smeets, Cas J. Fuchs, Anniek A. W. Janssen, Lisette C. P. G. M. de Groot, Tim Snijders, Lex B. Verdijk, Luc J. C. van Loon*

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Original languageEnglish
Article number635
Number of pages12
JournalNutrients
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2018

Keywords

  • limb immobilization
  • countermeasures
  • amino acid
  • strength
  • ESSENTIAL AMINO-ACIDS
  • MYOFIBRILLAR PROTEIN-SYNTHESIS
  • HUMAN QUADRICEPS MUSCLE
  • BED-REST
  • OLDER-ADULTS
  • DISUSE ATROPHY
  • ELDERLY-MEN
  • IN-VIVO
  • NUTRITIONAL STRATEGIES
  • RESISTANCE EXERCISE

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