Effects of creatine loading and prolonged creatine supplementation on body composition, fuel selection, sprint and endurance performance in humans.

@article{vanLoon2003EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of creatine loading and prolonged creatine supplementation on body composition, fuel selection, sprint and endurance performance in humans.},
  author={Luc J. C. van Loon and Audrey M Oosterlaar and Fred Hartgens and Matthijs K. C. Hesselink and Rodney J Snow and Anton J. M. Wagenmakers},
  journal={Clinical science},
  year={2003},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={
          153-62
        }
}
Most research on creatine has focused on short-term creatine loading and its effect on high-intensity performance capacity. Some studies have investigated the effect of prolonged creatine use during strength training. However, studies on the effects of prolonged creatine supplementation are lacking. In the present study, we have assessed the effects of both creatine loading and prolonged supplementation on muscle creatine content, body composition, muscle and whole-body oxidative capacity… 

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