Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
Received: 1 December 2020
Accepted: 10 December 2020
First Online: 7 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The US Army Medical Research and Development Command Institutional Review Board approved this study prior to study initiation (IRB# M-10785). Written informed consent was obtained from all participants prior to enrollment.
: Not applicable.
: JAG, DDC, AHM, JTA, MAW, ANV, CTC, NEM, LMM, JWC, AAF, and SMP have no conflicts of interest associated with this research. RRW is an inventor of patent entitled “Composition for Stimulating Muscle Growth, Repair, and Maintenance,” US Patent (16; 382,984). RRW is a shareholder in Essential Blends, LLC, and The Amino Company, LLC. RRW was not involved in data collection or analyses and was blinded to all data until final consolidation into manuscript form by JAG and SMP.