Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2011 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Protein and Amino Acid Supplementation Does Not Alter Proteolytic Gene Expression following Immobilization

Table 4

Lower leg girth, skinfold, and body composition measurements for placebo (PLA) and protein/amino acid (PAA) groups. All data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. *Denotes a significant time effect.

VariablePLAPAA

Day0142801428

Girth (cm)*36.0 ± 2.035.4 ± 2.035.1 ± 2.135.4 ± 1.835.0 ± 1.734.7 ± 1.8
Skinfold (mm)13.0 ± 4.013.0 ± 4.013.0 ± 3.014.0 ± 4.014.0 ± 5.014.0 ± 4.0
Leg lean mass (kg)2.43 ± 0.262.44 ± 0.262.40 ± 0.282.72 ± 0.902.44 ± 0.222.41 ± 0.22
Leg fat mass (kg)0.67 ± 0.270.64 ± 0.250.73 ± 0.380.87 ± 0.510.72 ± 0.310.67 ± 0.33
Peak torque (ft-lbs)22.6 ± 8.619.7 ± 7.721.0 ± 9.327.6 ± 11.826.7 ± 7.925.7 ± 10.3
Avg torque (ft-lbs)19.6 ± 8.418.5 ± 7.619.2 ± 9.125.8 ± 11.125.2 ± 7.824.0 ± 9.5