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Review of Protein Intake for Clients and Athletes

by Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LD


There has been controversy regarding the amount of protein intake that is required for athletic populations. In this DVD, you will learn an overview of the history of protein intake and how it applies to athletic performance and recovery. This DVD will help you understand protein metabolism, absorption and digestion rates, it's function and scientific recommendations for weight loss, and the significance of protein timing for muscle recovery and growth.

Additional Content

Session Handout: Download PDF

Video Chapters

1. Introduction Play
2. History of Protein Intake Play
3. Protein Metabolism Play
4. Quality of Protein Play
5. High-Protein Diets and Safety Play
6. Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Weight Loss Play
7. Protein Timing Play
8. Whey vs. Casein Play
9. Scientific and Practical Recommendations Play

About the Presenter

Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LD

Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LD IDEA Author/Presenter

Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LD, holds a bachelor's degree in nutrition and a master's degree in exercise physiology. Currently, he is the assistant general manager and director of health and fitness programs at Elmwood Fitness Center. In addition, Tavis serves as the team nutritionist for the New Orleans Saints.