No effect of short-term arginine supplementation on nitric oxide production, metabolism and performance in intermittent exercise in athletes.


Arginine supplementation has been shown to alleviate endothelial dysfunction and improve exercise performance through increasing nitric oxide production in patients with cardiopulmonary diseases. In addition, arginine supplementation could decrease accumulations of lactate and ammonia, metabolites involved in development of muscular fatigue. The aim of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2008.05.005