Dietary protein and resistance exercise / edited by Lonnie Michael Lowery, Jose Antonio. - Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2012. - xix, 238 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

"There has been a long standing controversy in the field of sports nutrition regarding the role of protein and protein metabolism in muscle development and athletic performance. The understanding of protein nutrition has changed dramatically over the last decade and this book aims to clarify and modernize the topic. This book presents the efficacy, safety, and recommendations of protein intake among strength athletes. Including case studies, the text covers historical perspectives of protein use; safety of high protein diets; specific protein types and timing of intake; weight control using protein; protein synthesis and breakdown; and nitrogenous compounds/supplements"--Provided by publisher.

9781439844564 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1439844569 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Diet therapy.
Dietary Proteins.
Athletic Performance--physiology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.

615.854 / D565