FTP #11: Daniel Moore, PhD – Protein for cyclists: Beyond Muscle hypertrophy

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FTP #11: Daniel Moore, PhD – Protein for cyclists: Beyond Muscle hypertrophy

Guest Bio

Daniel Moore is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and a member of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and American Society for Nutrition. His research explores the interplay between exercise and nutrition and how the two can be used to optimize the quantity and quality of muscle across a range of different populations including children, athletes, and older adults. He has authored over 75 peer-reviewed papers and was the recipient of a Canada Foundation for Innovation to build a high-performance muscle metabolism research lab at UofT. His excellence in research was recognized by the American Society for Nutrition as the 2012 recipient of the Peter J. Reeds Young Investigator Award.

Contact: dr.moore@utoronto.ca

On this episode: 

  • Endurance exercise metabolism
  • Protein requirements for endurance athletes
  • How much protein should a cyclist ingest in long training sessions or racing
  • Acute and chronic effects of protein ingestion on training adaptations
  • The contextualization of including protein at breakfast
  • The role of protein ingestion in optimizing recovery for the next day
  • Dietary protein in the Master cyclist
  • The role of whey and casein supplementation in cycling

Articles mentioned in the podcast:

Thomas, D. T., Erdman, K. A., & Burke, L. M. (2016). American College of Sports Medicine Joint Position Statement. Nutrition and Athletic Performance. Medicine and science in sports and exercise48(3), 543-568.

Tarnopolsky, M. (2004). Protein requirements for endurance athletesEuropean Journal of Sport Science4(1), 1-15.

Moore, D. R., Camera, D. M., Areta, J. L., & Hawley, J. A. (2014). Beyond muscle hypertrophy: why dietary protein is important for endurance athletesApplied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism39(9), 987-997.

Kato, H., Suzuki, K., Bannai, M., & Moore, D. R. (2018). Branched-chain amino acids are the primary limiting amino acids in the diets of endurance-trained men after a bout of prolonged exerciseThe Journal of nutrition148(6), 925-931.

Mazzulla, M., Parel, J. T., Beals, J. W., VAN, S. V., Abou, S. S., West, D. W., … & Burd, N. A. (2017). Endurance Exercise Attenuates Postprandial Whole-Body Leucine Balance in Trained MenMedicine and science in sports and exercise49(12), 2585-2592.

Kato, H., Suzuki, K., Bannai, M., & Moore, D. R. (2016). Protein requirements are elevated in endurance athletes after exercise as determined by the indicator amino acid oxidation methodPLoS One11(6), e0157406.

Gillen, J. B., West, D. W., Williamson, E. P., Fung, H. J., & Moore, D. R. (2019). Low-Carbohydrate Training Increases Protein Requirements of Endurance AthletesMedicine and science in sports and exercise.

Desbrow, B., Burd, N. A., Tarnopolsky, M., Moore, D. R., & Elliott-Sale, K. J. (2019). Nutrition for special populations: Young, female, and masters athletes. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism29(2), 220-227.

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FTP #10: Lewis James, PhD – Cow’s milk as a post-exercise recovery drink
FTP #8: Stuart Phillips (PhD) & Filipe Teixeira (PhD) – BCAAs, Glutamine, HMB & collagen for endurance athletes?

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