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Creatine & Sports Performance (Endurance, Team & Weight Making)

Creatine, The Missing Ingredient For Older People?Hopefully you’ve realised by now, creatine is not just for gym-goers. It’s an evidence-based supplement for athletes, young and old. Not only can it help with endurance (especially in the heat!) and team sports performance it can also be beneficial around rehabilitation from injury! Is there anything it can’t do!?

 

 

 

 

 

TIME POINTS

04:38 – What creatine ACTUALLY does!

07:49 – Can creatine actually make you last longer?

14:14 – Creatine stops the detriments associated with a lack of sleep!

20:11 – Creatine and weight gain

27:30 – Creatine, endurance performance & rectal thermometers

37:39 – Is there any point in creatine when you’re injured?

 

REFERENCES

Creatine supplementation and sprint performance in soccer players

Skill execution and sleep deprivation: effects of acute caffeine or creatine supplementation – a randomized placebo-controlled trial

The effects of creatine supplementation on cardiovascular, metabolic, and thermoregulatory responses during exercise in the heat in endurance-trained humans

Effect of creatine supplementation on aerobic performance and anaerobic capacity in elite rowers in the course of endurance training

Oral creatine supplementation facilitates the rehabilitation of disuse atrophy and alters the expression of muscle myogenic factors in humans

Effect of creatine supplementation during cast-induced immobilization on the preservation of muscle mass, strength, and endurance

Creatine did NOT lessen the loss of muscle mass or strength in 2 weeks of casting

Creatine did NOT improve muscle strength or functional recovery after total knee arthroplasty (following surgery)

 

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