Creatine Supplementation in the Elderly: is Resistance Training Really Needed?

  title={Creatine Supplementation in the Elderly: is Resistance Training Really Needed?},
  author={A. Moon and Lara Heywood and S. Rutherford and C. Cobbold},
Introduction: Decreases in muscle mass, strength and power are associated with ageing, all of which increase the risk of falls, and cause a loss of independence. Creatine supplementation is often used in younger athletes to improve anaerobic performance, power and strength, however the potential benefits of creatine supplementation in older individuals are less clear. With an ageing population comes age-related losses in skeletal muscle mass, sarcopenia and associated risks of falls… Expand

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