18. The Potential use of Eggs for the Protein Requirements of Endurance Exercise

  1. Ronald Ross Watson Ph.D.
  1. Jaclyn Maurer

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch18

Eggs and Health Promotion

Eggs and Health Promotion

How to Cite

Maurer, J. (2002) The Potential use of Eggs for the Protein Requirements of Endurance Exercise, in Eggs and Health Promotion (ed R. R. Watson), Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch18

Editor Information

  1. College of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813827988

Online ISBN: 9780470376973

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Keywords:

  • athletic excellence;
  • amino acids;
  • muscle activity;
  • mitochondrial protein synthesis;
  • ATP production

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Our Basic Need for Protein

  • Physical Activity and our Need for Protein

  • How Much Protein?

  • Diet Composition and its Effect on Protein Requirements

  • The Role of Protein in the Postexercise Diet

  • Where to Find Protein: Eggs?

  • Are there Adverse Effects to Consuming More Protein?

  • Conclusion

  • References