Stoppani, Jim
May 2004
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;May2004, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p154
Provides information on several creatine supplements. Creatine monohydrate; Creatine citrate; Creatine phosphate.


Related Articles

  • Mechanisms of muscular adaptations to creatine supplementation. Rawson, Eric S.; Persky, Adam M. // International SportMed Journal;2007, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p43 

    Creatine supplementation is a widely used and heavily studied ergogenic aid. Athletes use creatine to increase muscle mass, strength, and muscle endurance. While the performance and muscle-building effects of creatine supplementation have been well documented, the mechanisms responsible for...

  • The effect of Creatine on Nitrogen Balance. Feliciano, Jeff // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun95, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p68 

    Examines the physiological effect of creatine phosphate. Reason for the popularity of creatine as a nutritional supplement; Required dosage of creatine for muscle growth.

  • Parallel Increases in Phosphocreatine and Total Creatine in Human Vastus Lateralis Muscle During Creatine Supplementation. Brault, Jeffrey J.; Towse, Theodore F.; Slade, Jill M.; Meyer, Ronald A. // International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism;Dec2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p624 

    Short-term creatine supplementation is reported to result in a decreased ratio of phosphocreatine (PCr) to total creatine (TCr) in human skeletal muscle at rest. Assuming equilibrium of the creatine kinase reaction, this decrease in PCr:TCr implies increased cytoplasmic ADP and decreased Gibbs...

  • Creatine Supplementation: Exploring the Role of the Creatine Kinase/Phosphocreatine System in Human Muscle. Hespel, Peter; Bert Op 't Eijnde; Derave, Wim; Richter, Erik A. // Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology;2001 Supplement, Vol. 26, pS79 

    The effect of oral creatine supplementation on high-intensity exercise performance has been extensively studied over the past ten years and its ergogenic potential in young healthy subjects is now well documented. Recently, research has shifted from performance evaluation towards elucidating the...

  • Phosphocreatine Interacts with Phospholipids, Affects Membrane Properties and Exerts Membrane-Protective Effects. Tokarska-Schlattner, Malgorzata; Epand, Raquel F.; Meiler, Flurina; Zandomeneghi, Giorgia; Neumann, Dietbert; Widmer, Hans R.; Meier, Beat H.; Epand, Richard M.; Saks, Valdur; Wallimann, Theo; Schlattner, Uwe; van Veen, Hendrik W. // PLoS ONE;Aug2012, Vol. 7 Issue 8, Special section p1 

    A broad spectrum of beneficial effects has been ascribed to creatine (Cr), phosphocreatine (PCr) and their cyclic analogues cyclo-(cCr) and phospho- cyclocreatine (PcCr). Cr is widely used as nutritional supplement in sports and increasingly also as adjuvant treatment for pathologies such as...

  • Effect of Creatine Supplementation on Aerobic Performance and Anaerobic Capacity in Elite Rowers in the Course of Endurance Training. Chwalbinska-Moneta, Jolanta // International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism;Jun2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p173 

    Investigates the effect of oral creatine supplementation on aerobic and anaerobic performance in elite male rowers during an endurance training. Reason that phosphocreatine availability is essential to perform a short-duration, high-power exercise; Indices of aerobic endurance performance;...

  • The Effects of β-Hydroxy-β-Methylbutyrate (HMB) and HMB/Creatine Supplementation on Indices of Health in Highly Trained Athletes. Crowe, Melissa J.; O'Connor, Donna M.; Lukins, Joann E. // International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism;Jun2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p184 

    Investigates the effects of oral supplementation of β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate (HMB) and HMB combined with creatine monohydrate on indices of health in athletes. Measurement of plasma testosterone and cortisol; Hormone analysis; Assessment of sperm count and sperm motility.

  • Effect of Creatine Supplementation on Body Composition and Performance: A Meta-analysis. Branch, J. David // International Journal of Sport Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism;Jun2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p198 

    Presents a study that employed meta-analytic techniques to evaluate the efficacy of creatine supplementation on effect size (ES) for various body composition variables and performance tasks across the intensity/duration spectrum. Description of creatine; ES comparison for laboratory-based...

  • Efficacy and Safety of Creatine Supplementation: A Review and Recommendation. Ransone, Jack W.; Lefavi, Robert G.; Jacobson, Bert H. // International Sports Journal;Summer2002, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p31 

    Examines the use of creatine monohydrate as sports supplement. Insight on the effects of creatine supplementation on athletic performance in physiological systems; Discussion on the relative efficacy and safety of creatine supplementation; Recommendation about its use by young athletes.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics