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Boston, Massachusetts 02111


This research study is looking at the effects of a whey protein nutritional supplement on changes in muscle mass, strength and physical function in response to a 6 month program of strength training exercise.


Inclusion Criteria: - Male and Females 70-85 yrs - Community dwelling - Short Physical Performance Battery score < 10 - BMI = 21-32.5 Exclusion Criteria: - Acute or terminal illness - Mini Mental State Exam < 23 - Myocardial infarction in previous 6 months, symptomatic coronary artery disease, or congestive heart failure - Upper or lower extremity fracture in previous 6 months - Uncontrolled hypertension (>150/90 mm Hg). - Neuromuscular diseases and drugs which affect neuromuscular function. - Hormone replacement therapy - eGFR <30 mL/min/1.73m2 - Types I and II Diabetes Mellitus - Dietary protein intake < 0.8 g.kg-1.day-1 - Disorders of nutrient absorption - Milk, or whey allergy - Sulfa drugs and allergy to PABA-containing sunscreens



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Roger A Fielding, Ph.D.
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging

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Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02111
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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