Energy drink ingredients. Contribution of caffeine and taurine to performance outcomes

@article{Peacock2013EnergyDI,
  title={Energy drink ingredients. Contribution of caffeine and taurine to performance outcomes},
  author={Amy Peacock and Frances Heritage Martin and Andrea Carr},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2013},
  volume={64},
  pages={1-4}
}
While the performance-enhancing effects of energy drinks are commonly attributed to caffeine, recent research has shown greater facilitation of performance post-consumption than typically expected from caffeine content alone. Consequently, the aim of the present study was to investigate the independent and combined effect of taurine and caffeine on behavioural performance, specifically reaction time. Using a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover, within-subjects design, female… Expand
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