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Table 3 Protein change theory studies showing muscular benefits of increased protein versus control

From: Dietary protein to maximize resistance training: a review and examination of protein spread and change theories

    Study LP base intake (g/kg/day) LP study intake (g/kg/day) HP base intake (g/kg/day) HP study intake (g/kg/day) LP change (%) HP change (%)
Consolazio, 1975 [3] 1.44 1.39 1.44 2.76 −3.5 91.7
Cribb, 2007 [4] 1.6 1.65 1.6 3.15 3.1 96.9
Demling, 2011 [5] 0.76 0.83 0.72 1.43 9.5 98.2
Hartman, 2007 [6] 1.4 1.65 1.4 1.8 17.9 28.6
Hulmi, 2009 [8] 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.71 15.4 22.1
Willoughby, 2007 [10] 2.06 2.21 2.15 2.57 7.3 19.5
Average % Change (g/kg):      8.3 59.5
  1. HP, higher protein; LP, lower protein.