Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this webinar is to provide participants with strategies to optimize protein intake to maximize muscle protein synthesis. Upon completion, participants will be able to
  • Provide three reasons that athletes have higher protein requirements than the RDA of 0.8 g/kg and three strategies to optimize protein intake
  • Describe the amount of protein needed to maximize muscle protein synthesis in young adults and the elderly
  • Describe the pros and cons of using protein supplements to enhance intake and the role of the supplements creatine and/or HMB

Ellen Coleman, MA, MPH, RD, CSSD, discloses that she is a Board Member of EAS Sports Nutrition Academy of Abbott and a speaker for the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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