Creatine supplementation and cognitive performance in elderly individuals.

@article{McMorris2007CreatineSA,
  title={Creatine supplementation and cognitive performance in elderly individuals.},
  author={Terry McMorris and Gregorsz Mielcarz and Roger Charles Harris and Jonathan P Swain and Alan B. Howard},
  journal={Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={517-28}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of creatine supplementation on the cognitive performance of elderly people. Participants were divided into two groups, which were tested on random number generation, forward and backward number and spatial recall, and long-term memory tasks to establish a baseline level. Group 1 (n = 15) were given 5 g four times a day of placebo for 1 week, followed by the same dosage of creatine for the second week. Group 2 (n = 17) were given placebo both… CONTINUE READING

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