MiOA: Intervention: Community: Oral Nutrition Supplements (2023)

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Zdzieblik D, Oesser S, et al. 2015
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Article Title:
Collagen peptide supplementation in combination with resistance training improves body composition and increases muscle strength in elderly sarcopenic men: a randomised controlled trial.
Zdzieblik D, Oesser S, Baumstark M, Gollhofer A, König D
British Journal of Nutrition
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Healthy men; age >65 years; considerable loss in muscular strength or physical performance within the last 3–4 years; able to participate in the 3-month resistance training; be free of acute diseases or illness-related cachexia.
Exclusion Criteria:
Chronic illnesses (liver, kidney, cancer without recurrence for 5 years, cardiovascular disease, advanced arthrosis) or other diseases that made participation in the exercise programme impossible; no sarcopenia; medical examination yielding further contraindications to participate in the resistance training programme
Research Purpose:
To assess the influence of post-exercise protein supplementation with collagen peptides v. placebo on muscle mass and muscle function following resistance training in elderly subjects with sarcopenia.
Blinding efforts:
Double blind. Blinding of investigators and participants was not lifted until all the data were entered, the data set was secured and the statistical analysis was performed.
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Please specify names of funders:
Part of the costs were paid by Gelita AG, Uferstraße 7, Eberbach, Germany.