This session highlights current protein/nutrition recommendations and reviews the potential translation of basic science and clinical research trials to effective nutritional strategies to optimize muscle health during adult life.
Contact hours available until 10/3/2017.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Demonstrate that aging does not inevitably impair the potential to build/repair muscle protein in response to exercise and nutrition. 2. Highlight why adults should consume a moderate amount of high-quality protein with each meal. 3. Explain why the loss of muscle mass and strength during physical inactivity is greatly accelerated in middle-aged and older adults.