Creatine and Exercise - Strong Evidence for Stronger Heart Muscle?

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Title Creatine and Exercise - Strong Evidence for Stronger Heart Muscle?
Author Webster, Ingrid; Huisamen, Barbara; Du Toit, Eugene
Journal Name Journal of Exercise Physiology
Year Published 2011
Place of publication United States
Publisher American Society of Exercise Physiologists
Abstract There has been a dramatic increase in the use of dietary creatine supplementation among sports men and women, and by clinicians as a therapeutic agent in muscular and neurological diseases. The effects on skeletal muscles have been documented and reviewed extensively. However, this review looks at another important muscle – the heart – and both the advantages and disadvantages to creatine supplementation, exercise, and the combination. The proposed mechanisms of each are examined and explained.
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2011 American Society of Exercise Physiologists. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 14
Issue Number 5
Page from 85
Page to 108
ISSN 1097-9751
Date Accessioned 2012-04-02
Language en_US
Research Centre Menzies Health Institute Qld
Faculty Griffith Health Faculty
Subject Medical Physiology
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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