isolate whey protein prior to and immediately after resistance training for Hypertrophy

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Hypertrophy+1 More
isolate whey protein prior to and immediately after resistance training - DietarySupplement
Eligibility
18 - 65
Male
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Study Summary

Protein ingestion timing is an important component for muscle accretion. We hypothesized that protein ingestion timing could affect muscular adaptations and performance in resistance-trained men.

Eligible Conditions

  • Hypertrophy
  • Physical Performance

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 weeks

12 weeks
Body Composition
Cholesterol Levels
Creatinine and Urea Nitrogen
Jump testing
Liver enzymes (ALT, AST, and GGT)
Muscular Endurance
Muscular Strength
Pull-ups

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Protein ingestion immediately prior to and immediately after resistance training
1 of 2
Protein ingestion 3 hours prior to and 3 hours after resistance training
1 of 2
Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: isolate whey protein prior to and immediately after resistance training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Protein ingestion immediately prior to and immediately after resistance training
DietarySupplement
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: isolate whey protein prior to and immediately after resistance training · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement
Protein ingestion 3 hours prior to and 3 hours after resistance training
DietarySupplement
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: isolate whey protein 3 hours prior to and 3 hours after resistance training · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 weeks
Closest Location: Marymount University · Arlington, VA
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2018First Recorded Clinical Trial
3 TrialsResearching Hypertrophy
3 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical SciencesOTHER
224 Previous Clinical Trials
25,253 Total Patients Enrolled
Marymount UniversityLead Sponsor
6 Previous Clinical Trials
365 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Hypertrophy
30 Patients Enrolled for Hypertrophy

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 65 · Male Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have been doing resistance training for at least one year prior to the start of the study.
You are not taking any steroids or any illegal agents known to increase muscle size for at least 1 year prior to the start of the study.
You have no known medical issues.
You have slept for at least seven to eight hours during the 24-hour day.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.