CREATINE ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT AND BODY SIZE
Lo, M. S., & Lin, L. L. (2003). The effect of oral creatine monohydrate supplementation on eccentric muscle actions and body composition. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(5), Supplement abstract 1204.
College males (N = 2 0) were assigned to a creatine or placebo group. Creatine (20 gm/day) or maltodextrin was ingested for five days.
Creatine supplementation caused an increase in body weight, body water, total eccentric work, and average power. It decreased the fatigue index and body fat.
Implication. Creatine supplementation in normal active males is associated with performance and body size increases.
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