CREATINE DOES NOT ALTER MUSCLE SORENESS
Boyd, J. C., Magal, M., Soukup, J. T., Sechbach, L. C., Drake, S. D., & Webster, M. J. (2000). Influence of creatine supplementation on delayed onset muscle soreness and muscle torque. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 549.
The effectiveness of creatine supplementation on the severity of eccentrically induced muscle soreness and muscle torque was evaluated. A creatine group (N = 8) and placebo group (N = 3) were established. Creatine supplementation was 20 gm/d for five days.
Creatine supplementation did not provide significant skeletal muscle cell stabilization to reduce muscle damage or delayed onset muscle soreness.
Implication. Creatine did not alter muscle soreness.
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