CREATINE DOES NOT IMPROVE SKATING PERFORMANCE
Cornish, S. M., Chilibeck, P. D., Burke, D. G., & Whelan, H. K. (2000). The effect of creatine monohydrate supplementation on sprint skating in hockey players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 553.
Ice hockey players were either supplemented with creatine (.3 gm/kg; N = 8) or a placebo (N = 5) for five days. Ss were assessed on repeated sprint skating intervals on the Frappier Acceleration Skating Treadmill.
There were no differences in skating performances between groups.
Implication. Creatine supplementation does not affect skating performance.
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