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 muscle protein synthesis and muscle recovery.

What's in it for you? 

  • Body composition and fitness assessment (strength test) 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 and activity/health questionnaires
  • Visit 2: Body composition assessment, strength training
  • Visit 3: Experimental trial (~8 hours; length of a standard work day
    • Randomized to one experimental trial group (Rested, Feeding, or Exercise+Feeding)
    • Test drink (protein and carbohydrate)
    • Blood, urine, and breath sampling
    • Muscle biopsies

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