Effect of creatine and beta-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes.

  title={Effect of creatine and beta-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes.},
  author={Jay R. Hoffman and Nicholas A Ratamess and Jie Kang and Gerald T. Mangine and Avery D Faigenbaum and Jeffrey R. Stout},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  volume={16 4},
The effects of creatine and creatine plus beta-alanine on strength, power, body composition, and endocrine changes were examined during a 10-wk resistance training program in collegiate football players. Thirty-three male subjects were randomly assigned to either a placebo (P), creatine (C), or creatine plus beta-alanine (CA) group. During each testing session subjects were assessed for strength (maximum bench press and squat), power (Wingate anaerobic power test, 20-jump test), and body… 

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