Effect of transdermal nicotine administration on exercise endurance in men

  title={Effect of transdermal nicotine administration on exercise endurance in men},
  author={Toby M{\"u}ndel and David A Jones},
  journal={Experimental Physiology},
Nicotine is widely reported to increase alertness, improve co‐ordination and enhance cognitive performance; however, to our knowledge there have been no attempts to replicate these findings in relation to exercise endurance. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects nicotine might have on cycling endurance, perception of exertion and a range of physiological variables. With local ethics committee approval and having obtained informed consent, 12 healthy, non‐smoking men (22 ± 3… 

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