Tag: Protein

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Episode 98 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Protein: An Update’ with Professor Stu Phillips (McMaster University) and Professor Kevin Tipton (University of Sterling). In this session we get into:

  • An Update to Episode 5 ‘Protein’ (2014)
  • What is Protein? (and why is it so topical and relevant to all people)
  • Protein: Metabolism and Mechanisms
  • Protein Quality: science to practice
  • Protein: How Much? science to practice
  • Protein: Food v Supplements
  • Protein Intake Recommendations: Total, Type, and Timing

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Download the Full PDF article >> Guru Performance Position Stand #5 Supplement Use in Sport

OVERVIEW

  1. Introduction
  2. The for first approach
  3. Identifying the need to supplement
  4. Considering supplementation case-by-case
  5. Supplement safety
  6. Context statement
  7. References and research
  8. Authors

 

OVERVIEW VIDEO

INFOGRAPHIC OF KEY POINTS

 

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(1) INTRODUCTION

The use of supplements in both elite and recreational level sport has grown tremendously in recent years (Knapik et al. 2016). Opinions are clearly split as to whether supplements are a necessary component of the athlete’s diet, and the reasons for using supplements are broad. Whilst there is a time and place for supplements, we believe in a simplistic yet discerning approach to advocating them. Moreover, the choice of which supplement brand to use has become more difficult than ever due to the demand of aesthetic focussed supplements containing banned substances or manufactured in third party labs where contaminants may spoil a ‘clean’ supplement. This position stand will address topical issues surrounding supplement use in sport and provide a clear outline of the practical considerations for utilising supplements in a safe and effective way.

 

Download the Full PDF article >> Guru Performance Position Stand #5 Supplement Use in Sport