AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTATIONS HELP SWIMMERS FEEL BETTER
Kreider, R. B., & Jackson, C. W. (1994). Effects of amino acid supplementation on psychological status during an intercollegiate swim season. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26(5), Supplement abstract 644.
Branched-chain amino acid supplements improved perceptions of mental, physical, arm/shoulder, and leg fatigue, general tiredness, and tiredness of school in 10 swimmers but not in 10 controls. BCAA supplementation may affect psychological status and/or the perception of fatigue during high volume training.
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