Effect of creatine supplementation on training for competition in elite swimmers.

@article{Peyrebrune2005EffectOC,
  title={Effect of creatine supplementation on training for competition in elite swimmers.},
  author={Michael C. Peyrebrune and Keith A Stokes and George M. Hall and Mary E Nevill},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 12},
  pages={
          2140-7
        }
}
PURPOSE The study was conducted to examine the effects of oral creatine supplementation on training for competition in 20 elite swimmers. METHODS Subjects performed a maximal sprint test (8 x 50 yd (45.72 m), T1) before loading with creatine (Cr, 20 g.d Cr monohydrate for 5 d), 1 wk later (T2), and following a 22- to 27-wk period of training and competition (T3). Following T2, subjects supplemented with either Cr (3 g + glucose 7 g.d) or placebo (glucose 10 g.d; double blind) for the… CONTINUE READING