Layman, Donald K. PhD; Rodriguez, Nancy R. PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM
Donald K. Layman, PhD, is a professor emeritus at the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois. Dr Layman's research focuses on protein and amino acid requirements, and his work has helped to define roles of the branched-chain amino acids in skeletal muscle metabolism.
Nancy R. Rodriguez, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM, is an associate professor of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut Sports Nutrition Programs at the University of Connecticut. Dr Rodriguez is actively involved in research on the relationships between exercise, protein intake, and protein utilizations in different population groups.
Corresponding author: Donald K. Layman, PhD, University of Illinois, 437 Bevier Hall, 905 South Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801 ([email protected]).