Effects of acute creatine monohydrate supplementation on leucine kinetics and mixed-muscle protein synthesis.

  title={Effects of acute creatine monohydrate supplementation on leucine kinetics and mixed-muscle protein synthesis.},
  author={Gianni Parise and Sanja Sko{\vc}i{\'c} Mihi{\'c} and D MacLennan and Kevin E. Yarasheski and Mark Andrew Tarnopolsky},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={91 3},
Creatine monohydrate (CrM) supplementation during resistance exercise training results in a greater increase in strength and fat-free mass than placebo. Whether this is solely due to an increase in intracellular water or whether there may be alterations in protein turnover is not clear at this point. We examined the effects of CrM supplementation on indexes of protein metabolism in young healthy men (n = 13) and women (n = 14). Subjects were randomly allocated to CrM (20 g/day for 5 days… 

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