Healthy, recreationally-active men, aged 18-35 years for a dietary protein and resistance exercise study

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto is conducting a study to determine the effect of dietary protein and resistance exercise on whole-body and muscle protein synthesis.

How can you benefit?

  • Strength testing and body composition analysis using modern technology
  • Financial compensation for your time

Who can participate? 

  • Healthy, recreationally-active men, aged 18-35 years

What's involved?

  • Visit 1: Introduction to study procedures and informed consent
  • Visit 2: Strength testing and body composition analysis
  • Visit 3 & 4: Experimental trials 
    • Randomized to one experimental trial group: Rest, Fed, or Exercise-Fed
    • Test drink including protein and carbohydrate
    • Blood, urine, and breath sampling
    • Muscle biopsies only during Visit 3

Where is the study conducted?

All procedures are conducted at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport

Interested? 

Please feel free to contact Michael Mazzulla in the Iovate/Muscletech lab (with the subject heading ‘Protein and Exercise Study’) below with questions you may have concerning the study and possible participation: m.mazzulla@mail.utoronto.ca